Coach Talbot was born in Brooklyn, New York. He later moved to Alaska where he played hockey and football for West Anchorage High School. He graduated from West Anchorage High in 1991. Talbot went on to play college football at Western State College in Gunnison, Colorado. There, he would go onto become a 4-year lettermen and make All Conference, and team captain in 1995. Coach Talbot would then go on to become a Graduate Assistant at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls Texas, where he would also graduate with his Masters degree in 1998. In 1999, Talbot would join the Wichita Driller’s, a semi-pro football team, and go on to win a National Championship as a player.

Dan Talbot brings a wealth of coaching experience to the Dreadnaughts. In 1996 he coached Tight Ends at Western State. 1997 through 1998 Talbot coached at Midwestern State University, while being a Guest Coach Running Back for the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys and Defensive Line Guest Coach for the Winnipeg
Bombers in 2003 and 2004. In 1999 Talbot would go on from there to accept the DeSoto County High School Defensive Coordinators job. He would later go on to take the Head Coaching job and Athletic Director from 2000-2002. During these years he would also be the South Central All-Star-Classic Head Coach for the South All-Stars in 2000, 2001, 2002.

Coach Talbot is in his 8th year with the Dreadnaughts as the Defensive Line coach and third year as Assistant Head Coach. His teaching duties are in the PE department along with being Lakeland High School’s Athletic Director.


Coach Flath was raised in Orlando, Florida where he graduated from Lake Highland Prep in 1988. At Lake Highland he lettered in football, basketball, baseball, and track and earned a football scholarship to Florida State University . Coach Flath was a three year letterman as an offensive lineman at FSU. Coach Flath graduated from FSU with a degree in Communications and a minor in psychology. He returned to Orlando to Lake Highland prep for seven years finishing his time as the Offensive coordinator in 1999.

Coach Flath served as the Offensive Line coach at Edgewater High in 2000, and Offensive coordinator at Seminole high school in 2001. Coach Flath became the HeadCoach at University High in 2002 and led the Cougars for four seasons.
Most recently Coach Flath served as the Offensive line coach at Apopka High for the spring of 2006 before accepting the offensive line job on the Dreadnaught staff. Coach Flath is in his entering his fourth year as the Offensive Line coach where his teaching
duties are in the PE department. He is married to Megan and is the proud father of two sons, Caleb and Jake.