- AFCA Coach of the Year
AFCA Coach of the Year Awarded for top college football coach Presented by American Football Coaches Association Country United States First awarded 1935 Currently held by Chip Kelly, Oregon (FBS)
K. C. Keeler, Delaware (FCS)
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The AFCA Coach of the Year award is given annually to a college football coach by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA). The award has had several different sponors over the years, including Eastman Kodak Corporation, and thus also been named the Kodak Coach of the Year Award.
Football Bowl Subdivision
Football Championship Subdivision
This was formerly called Division I-AA
This includes NCAA Division II and NAIA from 1983 from 2005.
This includes NCAA Division III and NAIA from 1983 to 1995.
NAIA was included in the Division II and III groups until 2006 when it was broken into its own category.
Year Coach University 2006 Kalen DeBoer University of Sioux Falls 2007 Mike Van Diest Carroll College (Montana) 2008 Kalen DeBoer University of Sioux Falls 2009 Kalen DeBoer University of Sioux Falls 2010 Mike Van Diest Carroll College (Montana)
College Division (1960–1982)
Assistant Coach of the Year Award
The Assistant Coach of the Year Award is presented to a deserving assistant coach in each of the four NCAA football divisions and the NAIA. The award was created to honor assistant coaches who excel in community service, commitment to the student-athlete, on-field coaching success and AFCA and professional organization involvement.
Year Division Coach School 2010 Football Bowl Subdivision Luke Fickell Ohio State 2010 Football Championship Subdivision Rick Fox Drake 2010 Division II Joe Lorig Central Washington 2010 Division III Chris Rusiewicz Ursinus 2010 NAIA Doug Schleeman Montana Tech 2009 Football Bowl Subdivision Mike MacIntyre Duke 2009 Football Championship Subdivision Mark Speir Appalachian State 2009 Division II David Needs Carson-Newman 2009 Division III Jeff Thomas Redlands 2009 NAIA Josh Gehring Morningside 2008 Football Bowl Subdivision Mac McWhorter Texas 2008 Football Championship Subdivision John Loose Lafayette 2008 Division II Matt Entz Winona State 2008 Division III Dick Bowzer Central (Iowa) 2008 NAIA Dennis Murphy Benedictine (Kansas) 2007 Football Bowl Subdivision Calvin Magee West Virginia 2007 Football Championship Subdivision Tom Matukewicz Southern Illinois 2007 Division II Scott Bostwick Northwest Missouri State 2007 Division III Neal Neathery Wabash 2007 NAIA Ryan Nourse Morningside 2006 Football Bowl Subdivision John Chavis Tennessee 2006 Football Championship Subdivision Sam Eddy Youngstown State 2006 Division II Mike Terwilliger East Stroudsburg 2006 Division III Jeff Wojtowicz Mount Union 2006 NAIA Colby Hensley Kansas Wesleyan 2005 Division I-A Michael Haywood Notre Dame 2005 Division I-AA Galen Scott Illinois State 2005 Division II Cary Fowler Midwestern State 2005 Division III Dan Garrett Kean 2005 NAIA Allen Friesen Dana College 2004 Division I-A Brian White Wisconsin 2004 Division I-AA Tony Pierce Alabama State 2004 Division II Brian Hughes C.W. Post (N.Y.) 2004 Division III Keith Emery Johns Hopkins 2007 NAIA Nick Howlett Carroll (Mont.) 2003 Division I-A Chuck Petersen Air Force 2003 Division I-AA Donovan Rose Hampton 2003 Division II Mike Turner Carson-Newman 2003 Division III Pedro Arruza Washington (Mo.) 2003 NAIA Mike Gardner Tabor 2002 Division I-A Ron Aiken Iowa 2002 Division I-AA Roy Wittke Eastern Illinois 2002 Division II Tony Ierulli Shippensburg 2002 Division III Brian Ward Wabash 2002 NAIA Charles Gartenmayer Benedictine (Kan.) 2001 Division I-A Fred Jackson Michigan 2001 Division I-AA Tom Gilmore Lehigh 2001 Division II Bart Tatum Northwest Missouri State 2001 Division III Chris Meidt Bethel (Minn.) 2001 NAIA Roger VanDeZande Southern Oregon 2000 Division I-A John Gutekunst South Carolina 2000 Division I-AA John Shannon Jackson State 2000 Division II Kyle Schweigert North Dakota 2000 Division III Don DeWaard Central (Iowa) 2000 NAIA Bill O’Boyle Hastings (Neb.) 1999 Division I-A Jerry Sandusky Penn State 1999 Division I-AA David Bailiff Southwest Texas St. 1999 Division II Mike Moroski California-Davis 1999 Division III Don Montgomery Mount Union 1999 NAIA Haywood Riner Campbellsville (Ky.) 2007 Division I-A Richard Bell Air Force 1998 Division I-AA John Wright Hampton 1998 Division II Wesley McGriff Kentucky St. 1998 Division III Mike Plinske Bethel College (Minn 1998 NAIA Eric Graves Campbellsville (Ky.) 1997 Division I-A Alan Gooch Central Florida 1997 Division I-AA Alonzo Lee Hampton 1997 Division II Richard Cundiff Texas A&M-Kingsville 1997 Division III Roland Christensen Wisconsin-La Crosse 1997 NAIA Samuel Wickliffe Campbellsville (Ky.)
- Paul "Bear" Bryant Award (voted by National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association)
References and notes
AFCA Division I FBS Coach of the Year winners
1935: Waldorf | 1936: Harlow | 1937: Mylin | 1938: Kern | 1939: Anderson | 1940: Shaughnessy | 1941: Leahy | 1942: Alexander | 1943: Stagg | 1944: Widdoes | 1945: McMillin | 1946: Blaik | 1947: Crisler | 1948: Oosterbaan | 1949: Wilkinson | 1950: Caldwell | 1951: Taylor | 1952: Munn | 1953: Tatum | 1954: Sanders | 1955: Daugherty | 1956: Wyatt | 1957: Hayes | 1958: Dietzel | 1959: Schwartzwalder | 1960: Warmath | 1961: Bryant | 1962: McKay | 1963: Royal | 1964: Broyles & Parseghian | 1965: Prothro | 1966: Cahill | 1967: Pont | 1968: Paterno | 1969: Schembechler | 1970: McClendon & Royal | 1971: Bryant | 1972: McKay | 1973: Bryant | 1974: Teaff | 1975: Kush | 1976: Majors | 1977: James | 1978: Paterno | 1979: Bruce | 1980: Dooley | 1981: Ford | 1982: Paterno | 1983: Hatfield | 1984: Edwards | 1985: DeBerry | 1986: Paterno | 1987: MacPherson | 1988: Nehlen | 1989: McCartney | 1990: Ross | 1991: B. Lewis | 1992: Stallings | 1993: Alvarez | 1994: Osborne | 1995: Barnett | 1996: Br. Snyder | 1997: Carr | 1998: Fulmer | 1999: Beamer | 2000: Stoops | 2001: Coker & Friedgen | 2002: Tressel | 2003: Carroll | 2004: Tuberville | 2005: Paterno | 2006: Grobe | 2007: Mangino | 2008: Whittingham | 2009: Patterson | 2010: Kelly
AFCA Division I FCS Coach of the Year winners
1983: Dempsey | 1984: Arnold | 1985: Sheridan | 1986: Russell | 1987: Duffner | 1988: Satterfield | 1989: Russell | 1990: Stowers | 1991: Tressel | 1992: Taaffe | 1993: Allen | 1994: Tressel | 1995: Read | 1996: Tellier | 1997: Talley | 1998: Whipple | 1999: P. Johnson | 2000: P. Johnson | 2001: B. Johnson | 2002: Harbaugh | 2003: Biddle | 2004: Matthews | 2005: Moore | 2006: Moore | 2007: Moore | 2008: London | 2009: Talley | 2010: Keeler
AFCA Division I FBS Assistant Coach of the Year winners College football awards Overall trophies Overall media awards Positional awardsBronko Nagurski Trophy (Defenseman) • Chuck Bednarik Award (Defenseman) • Dave Rimington Trophy (Center) • Davey O'Brien Award (Quarterback) • Dick Butkus Award (Linebacker) • Doak Walker Award (Running back) • Fred Biletnikoff Award (Wide receiver) • Jim Thorpe Award (Defensive back) • John Mackey Award (Tight end) • Lombardi Award (Lineman/linebacker) • Lott Trophy (Defenseman) • Lou Groza Award (Placekicker) • Manning Award (Quarterback) • Outland Trophy (Interior lineman) • Ray Guy Award (Punter) • Ted Hendricks Award (Defensive end) Other national player awardsChic Harley Award (Best player) • Archie Griffin Award (Best player) • Bill Willis Trophy (Defensive lineman) • Jack Lambert Trophy (Linebacker) • Jack Tatum Trophy (Defensive back) • Jim Brown Trophy (Running back) • Jim Parker Trophy (Offensive lineman) • Paul Hornung Award (Most versatile) • Sammy Baugh Trophy (Quarterback) • Paul Warfield Trophy (Wide receiver) • Johnny Unitas Award (Senior quarterback) All-Americans Head coaching awardsAFCA Coach of the Year (1935) • Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year (1957) • SN Coach of the Year (1963) • Walter Camp Coach of the Year Award (1967) • Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year (1976) • Woody Hayes Trophy (1977) • Paul "Bear" Bryant Award (1986) • Home Depot Coach of the Year (1994) • AP Coach of the Year (1998) • Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award (2006) • Bobby Bowden Coach of the Year Award (2009) • Joseph V. Paterno Award (2010) (formerly the George Munger Award (1989)) Assistant coaching awards Conference awards Division I FCS awards Other divisions/associations Academic, inspirational,
and versatility awardsAcademic All-America of the Year (Student-athlete) • Disney's Wide World of Sports Spirit Award • William V. Campbell Trophy (Student-athlete) • Wuerffel Trophy (Humanitarian-athlete) • Lowe's Senior CLASS Award (Student-athlete) • Burlsworth Trophy (Walk-on) • Rudy Award (inspirational/motivational)
Service awards Regional awardsNils V. "Swede" Nelson Award (New England Sportsmanship) Halls of fame
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