Elman named Regional Coach of the Year

Humboldt fifth-year head football coach Derrick Elman was named Class 3A Regional Coach of the Year for the third straight year. Independent photo by PHIL MONSON.

Humboldt head football coach Derrick Elman, who has compiled a won-loss record of 26-7 over the last three seasons, recently named Class 3A Regional Coach of the Year.

Elman shared the award with North Polk coach Tim Tebrink. It is the third consecutive year Elman has received the regional award in 3A.

Elman, who completed his fifth season as head coach of the Wildcats, guided Humboldt to the 3A District 2 title for the second straight year and led Humboldt to the semifinals of the state playoffs for the second straight year.

Humboldt was 10-2 overall and 4-1 in district play. Elman has a combined won-loss record of 32-19 at Humboldt, including 16-9 in district play.

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