Coed Varsity Cross Country · Coach Phil Young Named NFHS State Cross Country Coach of the Year


Siegel Cross Country Coach Phil Young has been named the 2018-2019 Tennessee Boys Cross Country Coach of the Year by the National Federation of State High Schools Association (NFHS).

Coach Young was nominated by the Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association (TSSAA) as the most deserving recipient for this honor. This honor was based on his coaching performance for the 2018-2019 school year, lifetime community involvement, school involvement, and philosophy of coaching.

Coach Phil Young has been at Siegel High School since opening in 2003. He has been the Cross-Country coach since 2008.  In that time, he has produced 4 state champions, Nicole Gardner in 2012, and the 2017, 2018, and 2019 Boys State Champions.