I have been a high school football coach for over 30 years and a tournament basketball official for over 20 years. Most coaches do not know the rules no matter what the sport is ( i know I am one of them ) I am way to busy to study all the rules their are a lot more things to worry about. I think that coaches votes should be taken out of the rating of officials. I would like to leave that up to observers (retired officials).
In basketball I have worked at the regional level I quit worrying about rankings years ago they go up and down new ADs Coaches etc have some input in that. I have