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Coach of the Year Finalists

The RVA Sports Awards will recognize local athletic achievements and honor those who aim to better the Richmond region through sport.
Posted at 10:59 AM, Dec 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-08 11:07:09-05

The finalist coaches exemplify all the positive aspects of sport and have made a positive impact on the Richmond community in 2021.

Marcus Lewis – Varina High School (Football)
-Led Varina to its first State Championship

Matt Barany – University of Richmond (Women’s Swimming and Diving)
-Named the A-10 Coach of the Year for the ninth time in his career as he guided the Spiders to their 12th conference championship during his tenure

Kara Bacile - Steward School (Girls’ Basketball)
-Guided the Steward girls basketball team to their second straight Division II state title

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The winner will be announced at the RVA Sports Awards on Saturday, February 5, 2022. Click hereto get tickets to the show.