Wisconsin coach named NFL High School Coach of the Year

by Jeff Fisher

Somerset Spartans footballSomerset High School‘s Bruce Larson has been named the National Football League’s Don Shula High School Coach of the Year.

Larson has led his school to three state titles since 2002. Last season, Somerset won Wisconsin’s Division 4 state championship with a 28-16 win over Little Chute.

Larson, who has spent 16 seasons as Somerset’s head coach and 28 years in the program, gets a $10,000 cash award for the honor plus a $15,000 donation to the school’s football program.

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America.Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet.Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.