Results for Best Boys Basketball Coach 2014

Total Votes: 6

Bob McDonald

Chisholm, MN

This will be the last of 59 years as a head coach for the seemingly ageless McDonald, who began guiding the Bluestreaks program at the start of the Kennedy Administration. During those 53 years at Chisholm, McDonald has won three state titl...

Total Votes: 2

Bob Vaughan

Braham, MN

Winning three consecutive Class AA state championship from 2004-06 may have been the peak of Vaughan's tenure at Braham, but throughout his 29 years the Bombers have been tremendously consistent. Not only have his teams won more than 78 per...

Total Votes: 245

Dave Thorson

Minneapolis, MN

Thorson (426-123) had guided the Islanders to 11 state tournaments, bringing the championship home five times, including back-to-back Class AA titles in 1998 and 1999 and back-to-back Class AAA titles in 2012 and 2013.

Total Votes: 0

Franz Boelter

Fairbault, MN

Despite splitting his time as a volleyball coach (he's led the Bethlehem girls to six state titles and four runners-up) Boelter has built a perennial boys basketball contender. Since taking over in 1984, Boelter's Cardinals are 545-210 with...

Total Votes: 7

Ken Novak

Minnetonka, MN

The 2011 ESPN National Coach of the year, Novak has directed the Royals to six Class AAAA state titles since 2002, including a three-peat from 2009-11. Throughout his 32 years as a head coach Novak's overall record is a whopping 717-131....

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Total Votes: 2

Thomas Vix

Rushford, MN

Rushford-Peterson's head coach for the last 29 years, Vix boasts a 561-209 record and has taken his teams to the state tournament 13 times, the second most appearances of any coach in Minnesota history. Twice (1989 and 2006) he's cashed tho...