Rob Moates has been a Varsity Coach of Manatee High School since 2014. Moates graduated from Manatee HS in 1990 and went on to play at Manatee Community College in 1991-92 before getting his B.A from Florida State University. After graduating he went to work in the Florida Legislature and U.S. Congress. In 2003, he moved back to Bradenton and began teaching and coaching at Lakewood Ranch. Moates coached Lakewood Ranch to the 2003 FHSAA State Championship and the 2012 FHSAA State Semifinal. He enters his 4th season with the Scorpions Program.