Walter Lee Banks

Biography

Position: Running Backs

Walter Banks was raised in Montgomery, Alabama and went on to play and coach at Cumberland University in Tennessee! He started out coaching high school ball in Central Florida at South Lake High School. After transitioning to Head Coach at Lake Minneola, Walter banks took the time to build a set of values and principles that he felt was needed to create a winning program!

Walter has spent time coaching and developing some great athletes such as University of Florida/ NFL Running Back Jeff Demps, Coastal Carolina Wide Receiver Fred Jackson, Eastern Kentucky Running Back Kyeandre Magloire , UA All American/ Florida State Defensive Back Nick Waisome, University of Florida/ New York Jets Offensive Lineman Johnathan Harrison,  Georgia Tech Defensive Back Keenan Johnson, University of Arkansas Linebacker Deon Edwards, Arizona State Offensive Lineman Paiton Fears, and lastly Florida State/New England Patriots Kicker Roberto Aguayo.

Coaching Accomplishments

  • 2020 6A Coach of the Year
  • 2021 6A Coach of the Year
  • 2021 State Semi Finalist
  • Developed over 30 Division 1 players
  • Compiled a 20-6 record the last two seasons
  • Led the first Lake County team to a state title appearance since 1982
  • ’20, ‘21, ‘22 classes filled with Multiple College Commitments and Signees with 7 current athletes holding Divison 1 football offers

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