Chapter Officers

Don York, President-Elect

Manchester Memorial High School, 1970 (All State football, track); Plymouth State College, 1975 (football); Queen City Athletic Hall of Fame, 2001; Manchester Memorial High School Hall of Fame, Red and Blue Divisions, 2006; Joe Yukica/New Hampshire Chapter's James Red Hayes Award for Community Support of Athletics, 2010; President and Owner, Indian Head Athletics, Inc., 1973-2018, Screen Printed Special-T's, 1981-2018; 2018 Retired.

Jay Fallon - President

Hudson Catholic High School, Jersey City, NJ, (Football & Track); B. S. Deleware Valley College, Doylstown, PA, (Football); M.A. Temple University, Philidelphia, PA; (Assistant Football Coach); Wn Tennent H.S. Warminster, PA, (Asstistant  Football Coach); Deleware Valley College,  Supervisory Special Agent, FBI (retired); Executive Director, New England High Intensity Drug Trafficing Area.

Michael J. Murphy, Treasurer

Dover H.S.,1976 (Football & Track); U.N.H. BS 1980; Bentley College MST 1988; Certified CPA in NH 1984 and MA 1986; Treasurer/Past Past President the Joe Yukica N. H. Chapter of the National Football Association; Past Chairman/Past President and Board of Directors, N.H. Football Officials Association; NH High School Football Official; Official 2006 Maple Sugar Shrine Game; Trustee of the City of Dover Trust Funds; Board of Directors of NH SPCA Stratham; Treasurer Joan G. Lovering Health Center, Greenland; Wentworth Douglas Hospital Planned Giving Advisory Committee; Partner, Shareholder, Murphy Powers & Wilson Certified Public Accountants, P.C., Hampton NH, Certified Public Accountant.

Chapter Directors

Steve Abraham - Director

Salem High School 1995; 3 sport captain Football winter and spring track; Bentley University 1999, Bachelor Accounting, minor law; Salem High School Assistant Football Coach 2012-2019; Head Football Coach 2020-present; Assistant Salem Wrestling 2013-present; Assistant Salem Spring Track 2015-present; Financial Advisor Commonwealth Financial Group.

Bill Ball - Director

Melrose HS, Melrose, MA, 1974 (Football, Basketball); Norwich University B.S. Education, 1978; Melrose (MA) H.S. Assistant Football coach 1977; Exeter School District Teacher/Coach 1978-Present; Assistant Football Coach 1979-1989;; Assistant Football Coach 1979-1989; Co-Head Football Coach 1989-1992; Head Football Coach 1993-Present; Shrine Game Assistant Coach1989& Head Coach 2003; Named Athletic Director July 1st. 1999; Division II State Champions 97,98, 02, 03 & 07; Division I State Champions 11 & 12.

Kim Bownes - Director

Born in Montreal, Quebec. Bachelor of Education from McGill University ‘82. Masters of Athletic Administration from Plymouth State University ‘07. Head men’s and women’s Alpine Ski Coach at Plymouth State University from 1987- 2007. Associate Director of Athletics 2007-2016 and Director of Athletics from 2016-Present.

Roger Brown - Director

Nashua High School. 1985, (Allstate football), University of Maine, 1989, Laconia Citizen Sportswriter, 1992, Portsmouth Herald Sportswriter, 1992-2008, high school & college football writer, 2010-12, Manchester Union Leader Sportswriter, 2012-present, New Hampshire Football Report founder/publisher, N H Heisman Trophy chairman.

David Cannone - Director

East Longmeadow HS, East Longmeadow, MA (football, baseball) University of Mass, Amherst, 1989, Isenberg School of Management, District Business Leader Massachusetts Biotech Company, Father of three scholar/athletes.  Two sons honored to be recipients of the Joe Yukica Scholar Athlete award 2015, 2017

Peter Cofran - Director

Pembroke Academy 1969; B.S Plymouth State College 1974: M. ED Plymouth State College 1988; Past President of the NH Coaches Association and the NH Athletic Directors Association; Newfound Regional High School Athletic Director, 2007-19; Plymouth State Hall of Fame, 2011; Newfound Regional High School Hall of Fame, 2019.

Jim Davis - Director

Pinkerton Academy, Derry NH 1981 (Football, Captain Indoor/Outdoor Track), All State Football 1979-80; NH Shrine Team 1981; Plymouth State College, B.S. 1985; Football, lacrosse, NEFC All Conference Defensive Back, Associated Press All New England Defensive Back; Fitchburg State College 1995 M. Ed.; Assistant Football Coach Timberlane HS, Concord HS, Salem HS; NH Shrine Coaching Staff, 1987 & 1996; Currently Director of Athletics, Belmont Public Schools, Belmont, MA.

Alvin Fortune - Director

Newton North HS, Newton MA, 1982 (football, wrestling, Lacrosse) MA Bay State, Suburban League Allstate Football Team and Harry Agganis All Star Team ('82) Springfield College Wrestling, University of Massachusetts, B>A>, Coach Little League baseball,, Newton MA, Coach and former Board member for youth sports (football, lacrosse) Bedford, NH, 2012 to present Applications Development Consultant for UnitedHealthcare.

Jeff Francoeur - Director

Somersworth HS, Somersworth, NH, 1958 (All-State Quarterback, Captain of Basketball); Tilton Prep School, Tilton, NH, 1959 (Captain of Football); Somersworth Youth Football Coach-11 years, President-9 years; President, Somersworth-Rollinsford Softball League, 1978; Founder, Somersworth Sports Hall of Fame Committee, 1994; New Hampshire Football Officials Association-30 years.

Michael Garczynski - Director

2007, Fort Myers HS, (baseball, 3 year captain & All State 2007.  Rollins College (baseball 2007-2009) Saint Anselm College.  Bachelor of History Degree 2011, Owner of MG Sports Fundraising Made Easy 2011-present.

AJ Garron - Director

Manchester West HS, 2007 (football & track), 2nd Team All-state (2005), 1st Team all-state (2006), Fall Athlete of the Year & 2007 West HS MVP, 2007 NH Shrine Team, University of NH 2011 B.S. Business, UNH Wildcats Football 2007-2008, CAA National Playoff participant, SNHU Masters in Marketing, Strategic Customer Success @ LaunchDarkly & Dad.

Jack Gati - Director

Bishop Bradley H.S., 1970. North Michigan U, 1974 (Football Letterman , 4 years) 1975,Teacher & Coach Trinity H.S., 1975 (Assisting Ken Sciacca & Sandy Ruggles in Football); Head Coach Trinity H.S., 1978-1986; State Championship Runner-Up, 1979; Head Football Coach Concord H.S., 1986-94 (appeared in three consecutive State Championship Games 1987-1989); Head Coach Salem H.S.1994-2011;(Undefeated 1995; State Championship, 2009); Track & Field Coach, Trinity H.S., Concord H.S. and Salem H.S., 37 years; Presently, Teacher & Track Coach at Salem H.S.; Assist. Coach or Coach, NH Shrine Games, 1979, 1981, 1986, 1987, 02, 03 and 10; Shrine Game Footballer, 1970.

Russ Greenwood - Director

Londonderry HS 2014 (Football & Wrestling). Assistant Coach for CHaD All-Star Game 2019 & 2020. Assistant Football Coach at
Londonderry HS 2016-present.

Nick Hammond - Director

Entering third year as the Head Coach at Goffstown HS. Prior coaching experience at Saint Anselm College and Nashua HS North. Played football for Keith Jones at Milford HS from 2003-2007

Kip Jackson - Director

East Hampton HS, East Hampton, NY, 1983 (Football, Basketball, Baseball); Carnegie-Mellon University, B.S. Information Systems, 1987; Franklin HS, Assistant Football Coach 1998 - 2003; Nashua South HS, Assistant Football Coach 2004 - Present; Northeast Territory Manager for CoachComm.

Jim Jeannotte - Director

Concord HS 1959; Cambridge School of Broadcasting, 1962; NH Sportscaster of the Year, 23 times; Host of Granite State Challenge TV Quiz Show; Current voice of UNH Mens & Womems Basketball on the UNH Sports Network; UNH Athletic Hall of Fame; Joan Leitzell Award for 35 years of broadcasting.  Joe Yukica Andy Mooradian Award 2018.

Keith Jones - Director

North Middlesex Regional HS, Townsend MA, 1992, (football, baseball) Played for the great Sandy Ruggles,Framingham State College/Granite State College, Entering 19th season as Milford Football Coach, Living in Milford with wife Kelly & sons Harris & Jamieson, Enjoys bridge, inspecting rare species of mosquitoes, & carving science fiction style figurines out of driftwood.

Harry Lazos - Director

Graduate of Manchester Memorial HS, 1970 All State Football and Football Tri-Captain.  Manchester Memorial HS Hall of Fame inductee 2015.  Attended Columbia University with a Degree in Economics 1974

Atty. Jim Lombardi - Director

Bridgewater-Raynham Regional H.S., Bridgewater, MA 1978 (football, baseball, track); Yale University B.A. 1982 (football 1978-81); Boston College Law School J.D. 1989; Coach and official, youth sports (football, soccer,baseball), Bedford, NH, 2005 to present; Attorney, Lombardi Law Offices, Bedford, NH.

Jimmy Lauzon - Director

2007, Manchester West H S, (baseball & Football) 2011 New England College, Bachelor of Communications degree, (baseball 2 Yr. Captain) 2011-2013 Head Coach Manchester West  2013-2014 RB/TB Coach Saint Anselm College, 2014-present Head Coach Londonderry HS.

Harold "Butch" Munce - Director

b. 8/13/50, Leominster, MA; Berlin HS, 1968; Captain, Football, 1967; State Ski jumping Champion, 1968; World Mud Football Hall of Fame, 1989;NH Football Officials Association, 1990; EAIFO Official, 1995; President, Munce's Superior, Inc., Berlin, NH.

Bob Norton - Director

Watertown HS, MA 1961 (Captain Football & Baseball, Outstanding Scholar-Athlete); Rutgers Univ. 1965 (Captain Football, Univ. Letters, Football & Baseball); Past President, Concord Northeast Little League; Past President, Concord Youth Hockey; NH Secondary School Principal of the Year, 1988; Principal, Hillsboro Deering HS; Principal Belmont HS; Vice-Principal Merrimack Valley HS; Principal, Woburn HS, Woburn MA. Retired.

Toni Pappas - Director

Union Hill H.S., Union City, NJ, Rutgers University, BA English; Retired Account Executive, Business NH Magazine; NH State Representative 1984-1990; Director, Board of Directors, Southern NH Services; Governor Sununu appointment to the Opioid Abatement Advisory Commission; Trustee Emeritus, Manchester Historic Association; Hillsborough County Commissioner, 2002 to present.

John Trisciani - Director

Trinity HS, 1978; (Football captain, NH Shrine team) Plymouth State College, 1980-82; United Assoc. of Pipefitters Welding School, 1983, Local #131, United Association of Pipefitters,  Building Trades Journeyman training, 1984-87; 1984--87 Football Coach and Athletic Equipment Manager St. Anselm College, St. Anselm College, 2009--present.

Andy Vailas - Director

Bishop Guertin HS, 2009, 1st All-State Receiver '07, 1st Team All State QB '08. 2 time State Champion (football), Captain, NH Shrine Team Captain, September Athlete of the Month, '08.  Varsity football, basketball, baseball, lacrosse, track. Phillips Academy-Andover Post Graduate 2010, UNH QB 2010-2014, 2 time CAA Conference Champions, 2 FCS Final Four, CAA Commissioners Academic Award, Co-Founder and COO Bazar Health 2020-present.

Kyle York - Director

Manchester West HS, 2001, (Football), Captain, 1st. team All State, Team MVP, Fall Athlete of the Year, Bentley University 2005, Four year letterman and repeat NE-10 Champion, Division 2 National Playoff participant, NCAA Student Athletic Advisory Council, CEO/Co-Founder of York IE and Co-Founder of YORK Athletics MFG. out of Manchester NH and Boston MA.