Dixie Wooten. Iowa Barnstormers, Coach of the Year

Dixie Wooten. Iowa Barnstormers, Coach of the Year

Head Coach of the Year: Dixie Wooten (Iowa Barnstormers) 

For a second consecutive season, Iowa Barnstormers Head Coach Dixie Wooten has been named the IFL Head Coach of the Year.

In his second season with the Barnstormers, Wooten guided Iowa to the team's first-ever United Bowl appearance, the team's first playoff victory since 2009 and tied for first in the IFL with an 11-3 record. Under Wooten's supervision, the Barnstormers continued their stout defense of last year, holding teams to an IFL-lowest 35.3 points per game.

Under Wooten's tutelage, QB Drew Powell was named IFL MVP and DB Bryce Enyard was named Defensive Player of the Year. Additionally, eight Barnstormers were named as All-IFL selections. QB Drew Powell, WR Brady Roland, DL Keith Jones Jr.,LB Zachary Allen and DB Bryce Enyard were named as First Team Selections. OL Brandon Haskin, OL Ken Van Heule III and DB Jourdan Wickliffe were named as Second Team selections.