Martin Antisdale—Coach of the Year
The Connecticut High School Coaches Association honored 26 coaches as Outstanding Coaches of the Year, including Lauralton Hall’s Martin Antisdale, at the 50th annual Recognition Dinner on May 8 at 7 p.m. at the Aqua Turf in Southington.
Among the honored were Athletic Director of the Year Len Corto of New Britain High School; Michael Fasulo, with the Joseph J. Fontana Distinguished Service Award; Cookie Bromage with the Thomas J. Monahan CHSCA Honor Award; and Gary Niland of Schutt Helmet, with the Joseph Calvanese Sponsorship Award.
The coaches honored: Sumner Sochrin, Derby, baseball; Mike Walsh, Trinity Catholic, boys basketball; Mark Olsen, Thomaston, boys cross country; Chris Parisi, Fairfield Ludlowe, boys lacrosse; Andrew Raucci, Guilford, boys tennis; Richard Biondi, Branford, boys track; Curtis Burns, Newington, boys volleyball; Kathleen Crisafi, North Haven cheerleading; Maggie Tieman, Lewis Mills, field hockey; Mike Emery, Fitch, football.
Also, Mike Fritch, Torrington, girls basketball; John Hastings, Mercy, girls cross country; Bob Byiteck, Staples, girls golf; Maura Fletcher, Newtown, girls lacrosse; Marc Kenney, Newtown, girls soccer; David Fine, New Canaan, girls swimming; Antisdale, Lauralton Hall, girls tennis; Rich Heitz, Southington, girls volleyball; Richard Garceau, Woodstock Academy, boys golf; Kim Longobucco, Fairfield Ludlowe, gymnastics, Ken Barse, Glastonbury, ice hockey; Zeke Seguro, Hall, boys soccer; Jacqueline Sheftz, Masuk, softball; David Schultz, Fairfield Ludlowe, special sports; Matt Medve, Weston, girls track; Christopher Glowacki, Conard, wrestling.