Results for Best High School Football Coach 2013

Total Votes: 16,995

Clyde Folsom

Westville, NJ

Before 1990 the Eagles had never been to the playoffs; that promptly changed with Folsom's arrival. Entering his 23th season, Folsom's West Deptford resume includes a 176-55-2 record, two undefeated seasons and five South Group 2 state titl...

Total Votes: 29,047

Dan Higgins

Piscataway, NJ

Although he has far fewer years under his belt than the other names on the New Jersey list, Higgins' 11-year run (94-21) as a head coach is as impressive as any of his peers. The Chiefs won back-to-back North 2 Group 4 state championships i...

Total Votes: 169

George Najjar

Parlin, NJ

Following a great run at Lincoln High in Brooklyn (New York Public school runner-up in 1990 and 1992 and a title in 1993), Najjar brought his championship traditions to Sayreville in 1995. During the next 18 years, the Bombers posted a 146-...

Total Votes: 111

Greg Toal

Ramsey, NJ

Already an extremely successful head coach during 17 years at Saddle Brook, River Dell, and Hackensack - where he won five consecutive North 1, Group 4 state titles - Toal took over Don Bosco Prep in 1999 and continued to build championship...

Total Votes: 554

Lou Vircillo

Lanoka Harbor, NJ

The only head coach in Lacey's 34-year history, Vircillo has directed the Lions to the playoffs 18 times and won 13 Shore Conference titles. A four-time South Group 3 state champion Vircillo's record at Lacey is 224-97-3.

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Total Votes: 237

Paul Sacco

Hammonton, NJ

The only head coaching job he's ever held, Sacco has built one of South Jersey's best programs during his 32 years. Sporting a 266-55-5 record (138 victories by shutout), Sacco's teams have won 22 state championships, eight of which came be...

Total Votes: 164

Rich Hansen

Jersey City, NJ

Of the 26 seasons that Hansen has been head coach, 18 have yielded Hudson County championships. During his tenure, Hansen's teams are 207-54-1, and have won three state championships, each time defeating the top-ranked team in the state to ...

Total Votes: 5,203

Tony Karcich

Montvale, NJ

Two years removed from an outstanding run at Bergen Catholic (three state titles and a 72-20-3 record in nine seasons), Karcich took over the Green Knights in 1985 and has won 16 non-public state championships, including 11 of the last 13. ...