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Iowa Football Coaches Association
Iowa Football Coaches Association

2012 IFCA Award Winners

Shrine All-Star Football Game Coaching Staffs 2012

South

Head Coach:

  • Tom Wilson, Dowling Catholic

Assistants:

  • Rusty Van Wetzinga, Pleasant Valley
  • Dennis McCartan, Carroll
  • Tony Rider, Knoxville
  • Greg Bonnett, PCM
  • John Tiarks, Tri-Center / Neola

North

Head Coach:

  • Mike Dirksen, Newman Catholic

Assistants:

  • Josh Bolluyt, Spirit Lake
  • Kelly Williamson, Eagle Grove
  • Bill Byrnes, Lake Mills
  • Pat Norem, Iowa Falls / Alden
  • Chad Moore, Forest City

Don Taft Junior High School Football Coaching Award 2012:

  • 4-A, Jeff Thorsteinson, Cedar Rapids Xavier, 27 Years

Assistant Coaches of the Year:

  • Steve Baker, Murray, 8-Man, 16 Years
  • Daryl Love, Northwood-Kensett, 8-Man, 20 Years
  • Kent Johnson, Akron-Westfield, Class A, 20 Years
  • Jim Duncan, Prairie Valley, Class A, 24 Years
  • Loren Straube, South Winneshiek, Class 1A, 33 Years
  • Mike Foley, Nevada, Class 2A, 31 Years
  • Dave Waskow, Greene County, Class 2A, 27 Years
  • Bruce Weisinger, Marion, Class 3A, 31 Years
  • Mike Baker, Grinnell, Class 3A, 27 Years
  • Eric Royer, Pleasant Valley, Class 4A, 20 Years
  • Denny Lenth, Cedar Falls, Class 4A, 40 Years
ED Thomas Faith, Family, and Football Awards 2012
  • 4-A: Kyle Carnahan, Marshalltown
  • 3-A: Heath Loeffelbein, Glenwood
  • 2-A: Braydn Beals, West Marshall
  • 1-A: Andrew Meyers, Gladbrook-Reinbeck
  • A: Gabe Gunn, Newman Catholic
  • 8-Player: Bryan Byerly, West Central Maynard

IFCA / ACE Fundraising Scholarship Recipients 2012

  • Mark Atwater, Linn-Mar (Walt Fiegel Scholarship) - $2,000
  • Dominic Snyder, Logan-Magnolia - $1,000
  • Drew Rupp, MOC-Floyd Valley - $1,000
  • Dylan McGlaughlin Union, Laporte City - $1,000
  • Micah Neary, Gehlen Catholic - $1,000

IFCA Honor Roll Scholarship

  • Emily Roberts, Marion
  • Brittany Appleton, Union High School
2012 IFCA STATE COACHES OF THE YEAR
  • 4A, JERRY PEZZETTI, ANKENY
  • 3A,  BILL POST, DECORAH
  • 2A, JOSH BOLLUYT, SPIRIT LAKE
  • 1A, DON BETTS, DIKE-NEW HARTFORD
  • A, BRUCE HELD, HINTON
  • A, STEVE DIEDIKER, HINTON
  • 8-MAN, KYLE OSWALD, M-M-C

2012 IFCA REGIONAL COACHES OF THE YEAR

  • 4A, REGION 1, SAM ANDERSON, URBANDALE
  • 4A, REGION 2, RUSTY VANWETZINGA, PLEASANT VALLEY
  • 3A, REGION 1, GREG THOMAS, HUMBOLDT
  • 3A, REGION 2, CURT RITCHIE, WILLIAMSBURG
  • 2A, REGION 1, CORY BRANDT, BH-RV
  • 2A, REGION 2, BRAD KJAR, BONDURANT-FARRAR
  • 1A, REGION 1, MIKE DUNLAP, EMMETSBURG
  • 1A, REGION 2, DEREK LAMBERT, MOUNT AYR
  • DELWYN SHOWALTER, MOUNT AYR
  • A, REGION 1, ERIC WALKINGSTICK, AKRON-WESTFIELD
  • A, REGION 2, MATT STRAIGHT, LOGAN-MAGNOLIA
  • 8-MAN, REGION 1, JOE MARTIN, SPRINGVILLE
  • 8-MAN, REGION 2, TOM PETERSEN, EHK-EXIRA