ABCA National Assistant Coaches of the Year

The ABCA began honoring a National Assistant Coach of the Year in 1999. In 2018, the award was expanded to recognize a National Assistant Coach of the Year in each of the 11 divisions: NCAA Div. I, NCAA Div. II, NCAA Div. III, NAIA, NJCAA Div. I, NJCAA Div. II, NJCAA Div. III, Pacific Association Division & High School Divisions I, II and III.

Coaching expertise, recruiting, loyalty to the program and respect for the players and the game are some of the many criteria examined when reviewing the candidates for ABCA National Assistant Coach of the Year.

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2022 ABCA Assistant Coaches of the Year


NCAA Div. I
Karl Nonemaker, Auburn (Ala.)

NCAA Div. II
Bob Mitcheltree, Slippery Rock (Pa.)

NCAA Div. III
Tom DeAngelis, Baldwin Wallace (Ohio)

NAIA
Matt Saliba, Webber International (Fla.)

NJCAA Div. I
Tyler Johnson, McLennan (Texas)

NJCAA Div. II
Slater Lott, Pearl River (Miss.)

NJCAA Div. III
Evan Glew, Northern Essex (Mass.)

Pacific Association Division
Jno Shuler, Cosumnes River (Calif.)

High School Div. I
Dean Adams, Rock Canyon (Colo.)

High School Div. II
Chris Capano, Phillips Academy-Andover (Mass.)

High School Div. III
Brad Shelton, Tonganoxie (Kan.)