FLORIDA ATHLETIC COACHES ASSOCIATION KICKS OFF
THE 59th ANNUAL NORTH-SOUTH FOOTBALL ALL-STAR CLASSIC SEBRING, Fla. – The Florida Athletic Coaches Association, Sebring Fireman and TOTAL LOOK/ShieldSkin is thrilled to announce the 59th Annual North South All Star Football Classic on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2013 at 4:00 p.m., at Fireman’s Field in Sebring. The game will also be streamed live on The Prep Zone at www.foxsportsflorida.com. This event is one of the oldest high school All Star Games in country, beginning in 1949. The game had a five year absence in the early 2000s because all resources were dedicated to Florida All Stars playing against other states until its return in 2005. The North team will be coached by Niceville’s John Hicks. His assistant coaches will be Jimmy Norrell, Niceville; Matt Brunson, Baker; Tim Cokeley, Tallahassee-Leon; Chuck Gannon, Port St. Joe; Mark Whittemore, Gainesville-Buchholz; Buck Gurley, Lake Mary Prep; Paul Pierson, Jax-Ed White. Ft. Myers’ Sammy Sirianni will coach the South team. The South assistant coaches are Don Weekley, Ft. Myers; Jeremy Earle, Tampa-Jefferson; Art Taylor, Everglades; Jamelle Cornelius, Ft. Meade; John Carter, Boynton Beach; Mike Thornton, Riverview; Raviel Maisonet, Miami-Archbishop Carroll.
Please see the 2013 All Star Football teams below:
NORTH TEAMSOUTH TEAM
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ABOUT SEBRING FIREMEN
Established in 1927, Sebring Firemen, Inc. was originally formed to create an athletic field for the community of Sebring. Today, Sebring Firemen, Inc. sponsors many events, including the Highlands County Fair, Bullistic, FACA Football & Baseball All Star games and the Central Florida BBQ Festival. These events help Sebring Firemen, Inc. raise funds to maintain the grounds, as well as assist with the local school's athletic programs. From uniforms to a newly built locker room at the southern end of the current football field, Sebring Firemen, Inc. has assisted in raising thousands of dollars to benefit the school's athletic programs and Firemen's Field improvements. ABOUT THE FLORIDA ATHLETIC COACHES ASSOCIATION
Founded in 1936 by a group of head coaches, the Florida Athletic Coaches Association is comprised of more than 5,000 member coaches, both high school and college, in the state of Florida. The Florida Athletic Coaches Association sponsors 10 High School All-Star Classics in nine sports, conducts four coaching clinics each year and recognizes coaches for their exemplary efforts supporting the youth of this state. For more information, please visit www.floridacoaches.org.