NEC Coach of the Year

List of NEC Coach of the Year winners

The Northeast Conference (NEC) has given the NEC Jim Phelan Coach of the Year award every season since 1982-83. The award was renamed in 2003 to honor longtime Mount St. Mary’s head coach Jim Phelan, who retired after the 2002-03 season. The coach who has won the award the most times (four) is former Central Connecticut head coach Howie DickenmanRobert Morris is the program with the most awards (six), St. Francis Brooklyn and Wagner (five each). See also: NEC Player of the Year

Year Coach(es) School(s)
1983 Matt Furjanic Robert Morris
1984 Mark Amatucci Loyola (MD)
1985 Tom Green Fairleigh Dickinson
1986 Tom Green (2) Fairleigh Dickinson (2)
1987 Dave Magarity Marist
1988 Wayne Szoke Monmouth
1989 Jarrett Durham Robert Morris (2)
1990 Jarrett Durham (2) Robert Morris (3)
1991 Rich Zvosec St. Francis (NY)
1992 Tim Capstraw Wagner
1993 Kevin Bannon Rider
Jim Phelan Mount St. Mary’s
1994 Kevin Bannon (2) Rider (2)
1995 Dave Magarity (2) Marist (2)
1996 Jim Phelan (2) Mount St. Mary’s (2)
1997 Ray Haskins Long Island
1998 Ron Ganulin St. Francis (NY) (2)
1999 Tom Sullivan UMBC
2000 Howie Dickenman Central Connecticut
2001 Dave Calloway Monmouth (2)
2002 Howie Dickenman (2) Central Connecticut (2)
2003 Dereck Whittenburg Wagner (2)
2004 Ron Ganulin (2) St. Francis (NY) (3)
2005 Jim Ferry Long Island (2)
2006 Howie Dickenman (3) Central Connecticut (3)
2007 Howie Dickenman (4) Central Connecticut (4)
2008 Mike Rice Jr. Robert Morris (4)
2009 Mike Rice Jr. (2) Robert Morris (5)
2010 Tom Moore Quinnipiac
2011 Jim Ferry (2) Long Island (3)
2012 Glenn Braica St. Francis (NY) (4)
2013 Tim O’Shea Bryant
2014 Andrew Toole Robert Morris (6)
2015 Glenn Braica (2) St. Francis Brooklyn (5)
2016 Bashir Mason Wagner (3)
2017 Jamion Christian Mount St. Mary’s (3)
2018 Bashir Mason (2) Wagner (4)
2019 Rob Krimmel Saint Francis
2020 Joe Gallo Merrimack
2021 Bashir Mason (3) Wagner (5)
2022 Jared Grasso Bryant (2)
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