Dan Whittaker is a graduate of Montclair State University in New Jersey. While at Montclair, Coach Whittaker served as the Football Film coordinator at Nutley High School in New Jersey. Coach Whittaker coached in the Countryside Youth Football program for 6 years and then coached for 13 years at J.W. Mitchell High School in Trinity, Florida. In those 13 years Coach Whittaker coached linebackers, receivers, defensive lineman, tight ends, quarterbacks and running backs. For the past 6 years he was the JV Head Coach and led the squad to winning seasons each year culminating in an undefeated season in 2014. Coach Whittaker was awarded the Assistant Coach of the Year 2 times for his efforts as both a football and soccer coach and was an Assistant Coach for the 2010 State Boys Soccer Championship team. Most recently Coach Whittaker was the Varsity Running Backs coach as the team participated in the state playoffs for the first time in 10 years. This season Coach Whittaker will serve as the Varsity Tight Ends coach.