Lessons learned from 600 wins

John McKissick, 86, started at Summerville (S.C.) High in 1952

Originally Published: November 28, 2012
By David Fleming | ESPN The Magazine

The man who's won more football games than anyone else in history folds up his practice notes, zips up his windbreaker and steps out onto the fields behind Summerville (S.C.) High, eager to get to work on win No. 601. Five days earlier, on Oct. 26, John McKissick, 86, reached the 600-win milestone with a victory over rival Ashley Ridge. Since arriving in Summerville in 1952, McKissick has seen every football trend imaginable and produced 10 state titles and several NFL ...

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