Results for Best High School Football Coach 2013

Total Votes: 1,021

Bill Ball

Exerter, NH

Since 1996, Ball (164-54 in 21 seasons at Exeter) has reached his division's state title game 13 times; he has turned seven of those appearances into championships. This fall, the Blue Hawks will be looking to complete a Division I three-pe...

Total Votes: 5,803

Brian O'Reilly

Derry, NH

The last two seasons, O'Reilly's teams have fallen to Bill Ball and the Blue Hawks in the state title game, but since the mid-1980s, the Astros have been the most dominant team in New Hampshire's largest division. Prior to the start of his ...

Total Votes: 1,332

Chuck Lenahan

Plymouth, NH

The winningest head coach in New England history, Lenahan's teams have won 345 games going into his 43rd and final season. During his reign, the Bobcats have won 19 state championships (10 since 2000), completed 13 undefeated seasons and fa...

Total Votes: 2,306

Craig Kozens

Laconia, NH

During a four-year stretch (2006-09) Kozens' squad went 35-9 and reached the Division IV state title game each season. In 2007 the undefeated Sachems claimed the championship with a 35-14 victory over Hanover.

Total Votes: 32,385

Keith Jones

Milford, NH

In 2002, Jones (84-38 in 13 seasons at Milford) directed the Spartans to the state finals for the first time in nearly 20 years. They were shut out by Hanover that day, but returned to the state title game the next season, claiming a Divisi...

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Total Votes: 55

Ken Osbon

Dover, NH

In command of the Green Wave for 22 years, Osbon has reached the Division II finals three times, defeating the Exeter Blue Hawks for a state championship in 1996.

Total Votes: 23,659

Mike Ivanoski

Hanover, NH

Ivanoski has guided the Marauders to five Division IV state championship games since 2001, bringing the title back to Hanover three times, twice by way of a shutout. In 19 seasons his record in 104-72.

Total Votes: 851

Ron Auffant

Hampton, NH

After a string of runners-up (2004, 2009-10) the Warriors finally broke through for a Division II state title last season, the first since Auffant took over in 2004.