Joe Loudis, 2008
Mechanicville High School, Section 2
Coach Loudis led his teams to 415 victories, winning 64 % of their games. He has coached in each of the last five decades. His teams won seven League and seven Sectional titles. His teams made back-to-back appearances in the State Tournament Final Four in 1995 and 1996. Coach Loudis served as the league chairman for twenty-five years. Also, he was a Section 2 committee member for twenty-five years. He was a guest speaker at numerous camps, clinics and programs. He has been named Coach of the Year many times by the media.