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Buddy Krumenacker honored by Jets
Some week for Farmingdale coach Buddy Krumenacker.
Krumenacker’s Dalers beat Valley Stream Central, 26-20, on Saturday to give the longtime coach his 200th career win. Wednesday the New York Jets announced that Krumenacker would be the recipient of the New York Jets High School Coach of the Week Award. The honor comes with $1,000 to benefit the Farmingdale football program and a certificate from the Jets.
The award is “given to coaches in the tristate area who serve the best interests of the game through the teaching of sound football fundamentals, the motivation of young players to achieve and the promotion of youth football by way of dedication to their community, their school and their student-athletes.”
This is Krumenacker’s 30th year as a head coach and 21st at Farmingdale. He coached at Hempstead from 1978-1988. In that span he’s had 25 winning seasons, 22 playoff-qualifying teams, 10 conference playoff champions and five Rutgers Cups.
Krumenacker goes for win No. 201 while hosting Massapequa this Saturday at 1:30 p.m.
Comsewogue’s Sean Tremblay won the award in Week 1 and West Hempstead’s Dominic Carre won in Week 2.