Coaches Association Awards

About Coaches Association Awards

Recipients must exemplify the highest standards of sportsmanship, ethical conduct and moral character, and be endorsed by their respective state high school associations. Recipients are selected by the NFHS Coaches Association Awards Committee and approved by the NFHS Board of Directors.


Shown are the current national coaches of the year. For a more in depth search, including previous years and state and sectional winners, use the NFHS Coach of the Year Search.

National Coaches Association Awards

    • Laurie Glass Girls Volleyball National - Michigan
    • Maurice "Stringy" Ervin Girls Swimming & Diving National - Colorado
    • Carmen Jackson Girls Track & Field National - Florida
    • Curt DeHaan Girls Basketball National - Washington
    • Brian Song Girls Soccer National - Maryland
    • John Biedenbach Girls Softball National - Michigan
    • Johnette Goldman Girls Cross Country National - Arkansas
    • Coleen Davis Girls Tennis National - Oregon
    • Leslie Bender Girls Golf National - Kentucky
    • Pat Rady Boys Basketball National - Indiana
    • Russ Cozart Boys Wrestling National - Florida
    • Dale Mueller Boys Football National - Kentucky
    • John Lober Boys Track & Field National - Michigan
    • Rick Carpenter Boys Baseball National - Texas
    • Lee Mitchell Boys Soccer National - Utah
    • Frank Trammel Boys Cross Country National - Louisiana
    • Michael Goll Boys Tennis National - Kansas
    • Roger Lauzon Boys Golf National - Massachusetts
    • Claude Valle Boys Swimming & Diving National - Massachusetts
    • Tina Fortner Spirit National - Illinois
    • Joan Ganim Girls Gymnastics National - Ohio
    • James Feldkamp National Coach Contributor - Michigan
    • A.J. Parks Boys Regional - Iowa
    • Adam Heck Boys National - Kansas
    • A.J. Parks Girls Regional, Contributor - Iowa
    • Alan Cantrell Boys National, State - Alabama
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    • Randy Bruns Boys National, Contributor - Ohio
    • Joe Majone Girls Regional, Contributor - Iowa
    • Adam Heck Boys National, Regional, State - Kansas
    • Bill Jonson Girls State - South Dakota
    • Jeff Freeman Girls Regional, State - Iowa
    • A.J. Parks Boys National, State - Alabama
    • Bill Jonson Boys National, State - South Dakota
    • Herbert Schwartzkopf Girls Regional - Illinois
    • Joe Majone Girls State - Iowa