Ken Thomas, 2008
Haldane HS, Poughkeepsie-Lourdes HS & Milbrook HS
Coach Ken Thomas led his team to 347 victories, with an 84% winning percentage. His teams won fourteen League and Sectional titles. His team made twelve Final Four appearances in the NYSPHSAA State Tournament, winning the State Championship four times. He started and was the Director of the Philipstown Recreation Basketball Program. He was also an AAU coach and spoke at many clinics. He was named Coach of the Year numerous times, including three times as Class D State Coach of the Year by the NYS Sportswriters Association.