When you’re the 11th-winningest coach in the history of Indiana high school football, embellishing expectations to appease a fan base is hardly necessary.
After 35 seasons, Mike Gillin is a proven commodity, having coached some marginal squads, but mainly good ones. Winning ones. At times even championship-caliber ones.
Yet even with all he’s achieved, the 14th-year Indian Creek coach can’t help wondering what these Braves can accomplish if what’s on paper transfers to the football field in the weeks ahead.