By Christina Davenport/Photography by Rich Smith
Featured Photo by Nathalie Dupre
When it comes to football, there are many paths to success. To get there, coaches can utilize a myriad of tools, one of which is an unwavering belief that your program has what it takes to be the best. Here, we’ve talked to 12 head coaches who are now heading up the very programs they were once a part of. School spirit runs deep, and the drive to give back to their communities is unparalleled. Read on to learn how these men are pouring into their players and what motivates them to step onto the gridiron with both grit and grace week after week.