Posted: 2:37 pm Friday, February 28th, 2014

American Heritage’s Steve Burgess fifth in girls soccer Coach of the Year voting 

By Jodie Wagner

American Heritage girls soccer coach Steve Burgess finished fifth in Florida Dairy Farmers 2014 Girls’ Soccer Coach of the Year voting.

The Stallions coach led his team to the Class 2A state championship this season. He has won six state titles at the school.

Rosanna Lord of Melbourne High School, who guided the Bulldogs to an undefeated season and the Class 4A state championship for the second straight year, was named Coach of the Year following a final round of voting by a statewide panel of girls’ high school soccer coaches and media representatives.

Cindy Marcial of Plantation-American Heritage finished second, followed by Mike Pickett of St. John’s Country Day, Jose Gilbert of Vero Beach and Burgess.