Kevin Donley after winning NAIA FCS Semifinal at Reinhardt University.
Mon, Dec. 12, 2016 - [Football] - Viewed 600 times
WACO, Texas -- For the second consecutive year, University of Saint Francis Head Football Coach Kevin Donley has been named an NAIA American Football Coaches Association's 2016 Regional Coach of the Year. This is Donley's third regional award – 2008, 2015, 2016.
Donley is in his 38th season as a collegiate head coach and in his 19th as head coach at USF, where he earned his 300th career win in a USF comeback win over fifth-ranked Morningside College on Nov. 26. Donley has guided the Cougars to their 18 consecutive winning season and will take fourth-ranked USF to the 2016 NAIA Football Championship Series Title Game in Daytona Beach, Fla., on Dec. 17, 2016, against 2nd-ranked Baker University.
This will be Donley's fifth appearance in the NAIA Football Championship Series title game, his fourth at USF. Donley is 28-20 in the NAIA FCS Championship Series. He recently became the winningest active coach in collegiate football with the retirement of Ken Spark from Carson-Newman (Tenn.). Donley became the first MSFA Head Coach to win 100 career games earlier this season and has a 301-129-1 career record and a .700 winning percentage. Donley is 187-44 in 19 seasons as USF head coach.