Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 7/29/11
Phillylacrosse.com Boys’ Team Honorable Mention Coaches of the Year for 2011:
Brian Samson, Conestoga – Led Pioneers (25-1) to second straight Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association title, third straight berth in state finals, third straight District 1 championship and the Central League crown. Team finished ranked No. 2, 3 or 4 in the country in every major media outlet.
Tommy Hannum, Downingtown West – Led Whippets (20-3) to second straight Ches-Mont League title and first outright crown, and berth in District 1 semifinals and PIAA tourney.
Kevin Donnelly, Spring-Ford – Led Rams (20-4) to Pioneer Athletic Conference championship and berth in District 1 quarterfinals.
Eric Gregg, St. Joseph’s Prep – Led Hawks (19-5) to first Catholic League championship in seven years and berth in PIAA finals.
Pat Ryan, New Hope-Solebury: Guided Lions – who were 0-19 when he took over in 2008 – to 16-2 record and Bicentennial Athletic League championship with undefeated mark.
Phillylacrosse.com Coach of the Year choices
2011 – Boys’ Team Coach of the Year: John Nostrant. Haverford School
2011 – Girls’ Team Coach of the Year: Kate Henwood, Garnet Valley
2010 – Boys’ Team Coach of the Year: Brady McCormick, Upper Merion
2010 – Girls’ Team Coach of the Year: Phyllis Kilgour, Radnor
Note – The All-Phillylacrosse.com team will be posted beginning Monday for boys and girls