Tom Blackford, 2011
Fayetteville-Manlius High School, Section 3
Coach Tom Blackford directed his teams to 417 wins in 29 years. His teams won 9 league titles, 5 sectional titles, 5 regional titles, and made 5 final four appearances, winning 2 state championships in 1994 and 2000, and state runner-up in 2001. Tom has worked and directed camps and has been a guest speaker at other camps and coaching clinics. He has won many Coach of the Year Awards and has been a friend and mentor to coaches in the CNY area. Tom is a member of the Section III Basketball committee and is a member of the Cazenovia HS and Hamilton HS Halls of Fame.