Akron-Westfield Assistant Football Coach Kent Johnson is one of 12 coaches named as 2012 Assistant Coach of the Year by the Iowa Football Coaches Association (IFCA). He has been assistant coach for 20 years at A-W. This year A-W was in Class A.
Also named in Class A was Jim Duncan of Prairie Valley.
Awards for Assistant Coaches and Junior High Coaches of the Year are presented in each class at halftime of the State Championship games.
The Iowa Football Coaches’ Association recognizes coaches and players each year for their accomplishments. The IFCA publishes a Football Yearbook each spring which recaps the past season as well as providing the media with information for the upcoming season. The IFCA also selects the Shrine All-Star Game Coaches.
According to IFCA President and Newell-Fonda Head Football Coach Brian Wilken, the Iowa Football Coaches’ Association’s goal is to make Iowa High School Football the best in the nation. Wilken is an Akron-Westifeld alumnus.