Logan Named National Coach of the Year

Corona Centennial coach Matt Logan earns national honor after winning state title in 2008...

Atlanta, GA (February 2, 2009) - Russell Athletic, an official sponsor of the US Army All-American Bowl Game, announced that Matt Logan of Centennial High School in Corona, California has been named the Russell Athletic National High School Coach of the Year. Logan received the award at the nationally televised game during January in San Antonio where he was the West team's Offensive Coordinator. The National Coach of the Year honors the nation's top high school football coach who displayed the greatest commitment to their players and their high school football program throughout the season.

Logan has been the head coach for Centennial Huskies for the last twelve years posting an incredible 118-31 record including seven league titles and four CIF-Southern Section Championships. In 2008, Logan guided Centennial to a perfect 15-0 season which was capped off with the CIF-State playoff bowl championship.

"Matt Logan exemplifies the true characteristics of a committed and successful coach," said Gary Barfield, Executive Vice President of Russell. "We are thrilled to be a partner of the US Army All-American Bowl Game and proud to honor Matt Logan."

Throughout his illustrious career, Logan has garnered numerous awards including being named the 2004 CaliHiSports State Coach of the Year. This year marked the first time Logan has won the National Coach of the Year. Five other coaches from outstanding football programs across the country were nominated with Logan.

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