Bill Kramer
Head Coach
Quarterbacks &
Running Backs Coach

      Coach Kramer is a graduate of Liberty University (Lynchburg, Virginia) where he majored in Health and Physical Education while lettering three years as a wide receiver.  He also holds a master’s degree in Computer Science from Nova Southeastern University (Fort Lauderdale) and a master’s degree in Guidance and Counseling from Saint Thomas University (Miami).  He is actively involved in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes of Southwest Florida and is regularly a guest speaker and clinician for numerous schools, universities, professional, and civic groups.  Bill and his wife, Susan, have four daughters.  Katie (24) was a Yeager Scholar at Marshall University and swam for the Thundering Herd.  She currently resides in Washington DC, where she works for the FDIC.  Courtney (23) was a Yeager Scholar at Marshall as well.  She is married and resides in Huntington, WV where she teaches Honors Biology and Herpetology at Huntington High School.   Kelly (19), Naples High’s 2016 Winged Foot nominee and FHSAA Academic All-State team member, attends Florida Southern College where she is studying mathematics.  Cassie (7) enjoys second grade and Naples High athletic events.

184-46 at Naples High  (1998 -2016)
2 State Championships  (2001, 2007)
1 State Finals Runner-Up  (2003)
6 Regional Championships  (2001, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2012, 2015)
14 District Championships  (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)

If success is measured by what happens after high school, it is worthy to note that in the last 15 years over 90 percent of senior football players at Naples High have gone on to college.  Many of these young men chose to continue both their academic and athletic careers.  Again this fall there are more than 20 Naples High football players lining up on college gridirons. 

The awards Coach Kramer has accepted on behalf of the football staff at Naples High School:

Florida Athletic Coaches Association District Coach of the Year  (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016)
Rotary Club Paul Harris Fellow  (2001, 2008)
Inaugural Naples High School Coach of the Year Award  (2001)
Inaugural Collier County “Ten Men of Distinction” Award  (2002)
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Nick Hyder Award -- Black Mountain, NC  (2002, 2005, 2012)
State Farm Good Neighbor Coaches Sportsmanship Award  (2003)
Nike Coach of the Year  (2001, 2007)
Naples Daily News Coach of the Year  (2003, 2007, 2008)
News-Press Coach of the Year  (2003, 2007)
Florida Sports Writers and FACA Football Coach of the Year -- All Classifications  (2003)
American Football Magazine “Young Gun” -- Top ten coaches in Florida under the age of 45  (2006)
Florida Sports Writers Florida 3A Coach of the Year  (2007)
Published in 2007 AFCA Summer Manual  (2007)
Collier County Bar Association Educator of the Year Award  (2008)
National Sports Achievement Award  (2008)
National Federation of High Schools Florida Coach of the Year  (2011)
Miami Dolphins Southwest Florida Coach of the Year  (2012)
Florida North-South All Star game Offensive Coordinator for winning South squad  (2013)
US Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio, TX  Running Backs Coach for winning East team  (2013)
Florida Representative to the NFL Youth Football Summit -- Canton, Ohio  (2013)
British American Football Coaches Association National Convention speaker -- Leeds, England  (2013)
America Football Coaches Association Public Relations Committee   (2007- present)
FHSAA Football Advisory Committee – Chairman and Committee member (2014 – present)
Member of the Board of Directors for the Florida Athletic Coaches Association  (2014 - present)
Head Coach for the East team in the US Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio, TX (2016)
Inducted into the Florida Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame (2016)
Selected for induction into the Florida High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame (2017)