America's Best 2014-15 Coach

Congrats to Pioneer HS (MI) and late coach Bryan Westfield on winning Best 2014-15 Coach.  Read More...


Bryan Westfield, Girls Track and Field  40,205
Bill Schafhauser, Girls Hockey  22,946
Claude Toukene, Boys Track and Field  22,265
Eric Mausser, Wrestling  8,440
Frank Spinello, Boys Soccer  6,365
Laurie Martin, Girls Tennis  3,382
Rachel Lasda, Girls Lacrosse  2,010
Chris Plumb, Girls Swimming  1,069
Dan Holden, Boys Tennis  454
Joe Burke, Girls volleyball  238
Andrea Peterson, Girls Basketball  181
Mevin Randall, Boys Basketball  154
Dennis Kivet, Softball  150
Chan Brown, Baseball  85
Ben Rubeor, Boys Lacrosse  76
Andrew Will, Boys Ice Hockey  73
Bill Aris, Girls Cross Country  51
Tony Sanchez, Football  49
Laurie Kerr, Field Hockey  43
Rosanna Lord, Girls Soccer  26
Ken Skelly, Boys Cross Country  12
Larry Rogers, Boys Swimming  9
James Williams, Girls Golf  5
Rick Naranjo, Boys Golf  4


Winning takes great leadership.

Which coach from among the national coach of the year winners should be named the ultimate Coach of the Year?

USA TODAY High School Sports is giving fans the opportunity to decide. The next installment of the “America’s Best” contest series will be Best 2014-15 Coach.

A total of 24 coaches have been selected to participate. That group includes coach of the year honorees as part of the American Family Insurance ALL-USA program and honorees from other organizations such as the National High School Coaches Association and the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

There will be one round of voting, which will start on June 15, 2015 at Noon ET and end July 24, 2015 at 2 p.m. ET. 


First Place: The Athletic Dept. of the high school will receive $1,000

Second Place: The Athletic Dept. of the high school will receive $500

Third Place: The Athletic Dept. of the high school will receive $250

About the “Best Of” Contest Series:

More than 3,500 schools have been involved in at least one of the America's Best contests, with past champions hailing from Virginia, Missouri, Vermont, Illinois, Kentucky, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Kansas.