Highlands coach Dale Mueller was recently announced as the recipient of the National High School Coach of the Year Award (also known as the Yoast Award). The announcement was made during the US Army All-American Awards Dinner held in San Antonio, Texas, on January 8, 2010, and Coach Mueller formally received this award during halftime of the US Army All-American Bowl, which was televised live nationally on NBC the following day.
The Awards Dinner, presented by the Rotary Club of San Antonio, is the nation's largest prep football awards event. The coaching award is named after coach Bill Yoast, who was portrayed in the movie "Remember the Titans."
Coach Mueller is the first Kentucky coach to win this prestigious award.