January 24, 2010 – Lakeland Christian School announces that Wayne Peace has been named Head Football Coach at the school. Peace served as Quarterbacks Coach at LCS for the past four seasons. He replaces Bobby Dan McGlohorn, who resigned following the completion of the 2010 season.
Peace, a Lakeland native, is a graduate of Lakeland High School, where he led the Dreadnaughts to the state semifinals in 1979. He went on to be a four-year starting quarterback for the University of Florida, setting school and NCAA records in the process. He was one of the most accurate passers in NCAA history and was featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated on September 13, 1982. Following college Peace signed with the USFL’s Tampa Bay Bandits, before opening a State Farm Insurance agency here in Lakeland.
Peace assumes his head coaching responsibilities immediately as he prepares for the 2011 season. He and his wife, Melanie, have two children in college and two who are students at Lakeland Christian.