Dean Filipi, Exeter-Milligan
Filipi led the Timberwolves' football team to a 13-0 record, winning the Class D-2 state championship and he also coached Exeter-Milligan's 21-7 basketball team, which won the Class D-2 state title. Filipi's previous teams were Class D-1 football runner-up in 2012 and Class D-1 football champion in 2013.
Arnie Johnson, Boone Central/Newman Grove
Guided the football team to a 13-0 record and the Class C-1 state championship in his final year of coaching after finishing runner-up in 2012. Johnson's Boone Central teams were Class C-1 champions in 2001 and C-1 runner-up in 2004 and he finished his career with a 239-122-1 record, 198-90 at Boone Central.
Josh Luedtke, Creighton Prep
Guided the Junior Jays to the Class A state basketball championship with a 27-2 record. He previously coached the 2009 Class A championship Prep team and the runner-up team in 2005. He topped the 200-win career mark midway through the season and is 217-101 overall.