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Brody Wiseman out as head coach at Sarasota after three seasons

Wiseman announced via Twitter that he was no longer the head football coach at Sarasota High School

SARASOTA, Fla.- After three seasons at the helm, Brody Wiseman will no longer be the head football coach at Sarasota High School.

Wiseman announced Thursday afternoon via Twitter that he would be no longer be the head coach of the Sailors. No further details were provided in regards to why as Sarasota was coming off a 2022 season that saw the Sailors reach the region semifinal round of the Class 4S playoffs. 

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Sarasota defeated Manatee 30-20 in the region quarterfinals and then lost 27-7 to Sarasota Riverview in the following round to close out the season at 5-5. Wiseman finishes with an overall mark of 16-15 through three years. His statement is down below of his departure as head coach. 

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“I am no longer the Head Coach at Sarasota. I am proud of the job I did at SHS. It has been my privilege to all that I have coached and coached with, I love you all deeply, and I gave you the best I had everyday these last 5 years as an assistant, OC, and lastly your Head Coach. I stuck it out and poured my heart out for you guys, and I wouldn't trade the relationships or the experiences we shared for anything, they will stay with me for the rest of my life.” - Brody Wiseman 

If all the slated players return to the roster for the 2023 season, the Sailors looked primed for another run to the postseason. Sarasota should return  running backs Joe Ziegler (750 yards, five touchdowns) and Jaden Judge (727 yards, five touchdowns). Sophomore quarterback Alex Diaz (911 yards, 10 yards) will not be returning as he has transferred to Sarasota Booker, per Diaz. 

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