HERITAGE’S CASEY KOLKMAN NAMED 2022 ‘COACH OF THE WEEK’ FOR WEEK 4
Indianapolis – Casey Kolkman of Heritage High School has been named the Colts/NFL Coach of the
Week, presented by CenterPoint Energy, the Indianapolis Colts announced today.
Kolkman was nominated and selected for the award after his Patriots improved to 3-1 with a hard-fought
win over Class 1A-No. 3 South Adams, 28-27. It was the Pats first win over the Starfires (3-1) since 2015.
The following coaches also were recognized as honorable mentions for Week 4:
Region 1: Kirk Kennedy – Kankakee Valley Region 7: Will Patterson – Lawrence Central
Region 2: Matt Thacker – Fairfield Region 8: Darrin Fisher – Whiteland
Region 4: Ron Shaffer – Rochester Region 9: Nick Hart – Gibson Southern
Region 5: Mike Wilhelm – Yorktown Region 10: Jeremy Lowery – West Washington
Region 6: Tim Herrin – Terre Haute South
This season marks the 23rd year the Colts are recognizing outstanding high school football coaches
throughout Indiana. Each week following a high school football weekend, one coach will be announced as
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