Kevin Fitzpatrick has coached at BH-BL for 35 years, and coached three of this year’s recipients. In Varsity Swimming, his teams had over 300 wins in his 35 years of coaching, which is the most in Section 2 history. His swimmers won state championship titles in the 400 freestyle relay and the 500 freestyle. At one time, the swimmers he coached held three sectional records.
Kevin coached Girls Varsity Soccer for 24 years, and his teams achieved a 321-125-33 record, which is over 70% of the games won. His team won the New York State Championship in 2003, and he won the NYS Soccer Coach of the Year that season. Four teams made the State Final Four, and 3 teams were in the State Finals. He was the Section 2 Coach of the Year three times, and his teams were in the sectional finals 16 times, and 5 teams won the Section 2 Championship game.
Kevin was the Section 2 Tennis Chairman for over ten years where he helped to create the system for state competition and seeding. He had sectional champions in doubles and numerous state qualifiers.
In addition, Kevin was the Community Swim Director for over 30 years, and was a volunteer soccer coach for over 20 years. He was the volunteer assistant Boys Varsity Soccer Coach for three years. Kevin continues to officiate soccer at the high school level, and both college and high school swimming. Kevin lives in Glenville and he has two sons that graduated from BH-BL, Shawn and David.