Clinton’s Johnathan Perkins Recognized at National Coach of the Year Banquet


Johnathan Perkins, head coach for both boys and girls track and field teams at Clinton High School, was recognized as one of eight finalists for the 2019 NHSACA Coach of the Year – Track & Field.

In May, Perkins coached the Lady Arrows to their seventh straight MHSAA 6A State Track and Field Championship.

He also coached the Clinton Arrows boys team to a MHSAA 6A State Championship in 2017. The Arrows finished First-Runner Up in the 2019 MHSAA 6A State Meet.

The National High School Athletic Coaches Association recognized eight Track & Field coaches as finalists at its 54th Annual National Coach of the Year Convention held this week at the Ramokata Hotel in Bismark, ND.

This year’s National Coach of the Year Convention marked the 54th year the NHSACA has recognized a national coach of the year.

Based out of Fargo, N.D., the NHSACA is the oldest coaches association in the nation and has recognized a coach of the year since 1978.

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