Vern Friedli Coach of the Year: Brandon Sanders

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Vern Friedli Southern Arizona Coach of the Year
Brandon Sanders, Pueblo

(Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

5A/6A Coach of the Year
Mike Strack, Rincon/University

4A Coach of the Year
Corey Noble, Walden Grove

3A Coach of the Year
Ryan McBrayer, Sabino

2A Coach of the Year
Chris Determan, Benson

1A Coach of the Year
Pete Delgado, Baboquivari


Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014, he was awarded the Ray McNally Award in 2017, a 2019 AZ Education News award winner and he has been a youth, high school and college coach for over 30 years. His own children have won multiple state high school championships and were named to all-state teams. Competing in hockey, basketball, baseball and track & field in high school, his unique perspective can only be found here and on AZPreps365.com. Andy is the Southern Arizona voting member of the Ed Doherty Award, recognizing the top football player in Arizona, and he was named a Local Hero by the Tucson Weekly for 2016. Andy was named an Honorary Flowing Wells Caballero in 2019. Contact Andy Morales at amoralesmytucson@yahoo.com

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