H.S. FOOTBALL | Trinity's Beatty Named National Coach of the Year

01/24/2018 04:22 PM

Trinity High School football head coach Bob Beatty is receiving more recognition after he led his team to the 6A KHSAA State Championship this past season.

Beatty was named HighSchoolFootballAmerica.com’s National Coach of the Year on Wednesday. The award is presented jointly with the National High School Coaches Association.

Beatty’s Shamrocks finished the season with a 15-0 overall record.

Their state championship was their second straight state title, as they also won the 6A title in 2016.

Beatty is the first Kentucky high school football coach to receive the award.

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