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@TowsonTigers Head Coach Rob Ambrose Named The #AFCA Region 1 Coach of the Year

Dec 14, 2011, 4:41 PM EDT

Already honored as the Colonial Athletic Association Coach of the Year and a finalist for the Liberty Mutual National Coach of the Year Award, Rob Ambrose of Towson University has been selected as one of five regional Coach of the Year award winners by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA).

Towson head coach Rob Ambrose

The AFCA recognizes five regional Coach of the Year winners in each of the Association’s five divisions: Football Bowl Subdivision, Football Championship Subdivision, Division II, Division III and NAIA. The winners are selected by active members of the Association who vote for coaches in their respective regions and divisions.

The 2011 Regional Coach of the Year winners will be recognized at the AFCA Coach of the Year Dinner at the 2012 AFCA Convention in San Antonio, Texas. The dinner is scheduled for Tuesday, January 10.

The AFCA will announce its five 2011 National Coach of the Year winners at the 2011 AFCA Convention. All head coaches who were eligible for regional honors are eligible for national honors as well.

Towson head coach Rob Ambrose

While Ambrose is the Region 1 Coach of the Year award winner, Jeff Monken of Georgia Southern is the Coach of the Year in Region 2. Dean Hood of Eastern Kentucky earned the Region 3 award while Craig Bohl of North Dakota State won the Region 4 honor. Willie Fritz, the coach of number one-ranked Sam Houston State, earned the award in Region 5.

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