It’s official – Summerville’s John McKissick retires

Summerville football

by Jeff Fisher

John McKissick high school football coach

Summerville High School’s John McKissick announced his retirement Tuesday.

Two days of rumor became fact Tuesday as Summerville High School‘s John McKissick announced his retirement.

McKissick steps-down as the winningest high school football coach in America.  McKissick coached the Green Wave for 63 years.

The search for McKissick’s replace is already underway.  There’s no word on whether to school will go with an interim coach or search for a new coach with the start of the South Carolina high school football season about five weeks away.

Listen to our 2011 High School Football America Radio Show interview with Coach McKissick below.

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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.