Westfield’s Jake Gilbert is the winner of the Indianapolis Colts High School Coach of the Week for Week 3 of the 2021 high school football season.
Gilbert was nominated and selected for the award after his Shamrocks beat Zionsville, 42-21. Westfield, which finished state runner-up in Class 6A in 2020, is currently ranked No. 141 in the High School Football America national rankings powered by NFL Play Football.
The following coaches were recognized as honorable mentions for Week 3:
- Region 1: Adam Hudak – Hammond Central
- Region 2: Andy Dorrel – Culver Academy
- Region 3: Paul Sade – Churubusco
- Region 4: Brett Lambert – North Judson
- Region 5: Jon Kirschner – Hamilton Heights
- Region 6: Rob Gibson – Owen Valley
- Region 7:Shane Clampitt – Speedway
- Region 9: Waylon Schenk – North Posey
- Region 10: Gabe Johnson – Bloomington South
This season marks the 22nd year the Colts are recognizing outstanding high school football coaches throughout the state. Each week following a high school football weekend, one coach will be announced as the honoree.
All high school head coaches in the state are eligible regardless of their school size, league or division. Coaches are evaluated on various factors including the coach’s impact on the team, school and community, as well as the team’s performance. The honorees are selected by a panel of football media, former athletic directors and other football representatives from across the state.
At the conclusion of the high school season, each winning coach will receive a $1,000 donation from the NFL Foundation, as well as a commemorative plaque. What’s more, CenterPoint Energy will contribute an additional $1,000 to the school’s athletic fund.
For more information, visit Colts.com/HighSchoolFootball.
2021 Colts/NFL Coach of the Week, presented by CenterPoint Energy, Winners