Here’s a quick rundown of the new head football coaches in Connecticut on the eve of the 2018 preseason. As always, if we’ve missed any, please let us know and we’ll track them down.
New Coach — CRAIG BRUNO (former Bunnell, Naugatuck head coach hired Feb. 16)
Old Coach — Ted Czepiga (resigned after season)
New Coach — JEFF REDMAN (former head coach from 1995-98, former Conard assistant hired June 13.)
Old Coach — Sal Cintorino (resigned in May)
New Coach — BILL MELLA (former Avon Old Farms coach, hired June 14)
Old Coach — Brandon Blank (resigned after season)
New Coach — DERRICK LEWIS (former Bassick, Law coach hired March 26)
Old Coach — Mike Farrell (resigned Feb. 13)
New Coach — CHRIS PACE (former Weston head coach hired April 23.)
Old Coach — John Johnson (hired at Notre Dame-Fairfield Feb. 21)
New Coach — SCOTT BENOIT (former Guilford, North Branford coach, West Haven assistant hired Feb. 14)
Old Coach — Melvin Wells.
New Coach — TOM DREW (former Law defensive coordinator, hired Feb. 6)
Old Coach — Jeff Bevino (resigned after season).
New Coach — CLAY KILLINGSWORTH (assistant at NFA, former Woodstock coach hired May 29)
Old Coach — Jonathan Hernandez (resigned April 30).
New Coach — JOHN OKO (former Nonnewaug coach, hired Feb. 8)
Old Coach — Jose Santana.
New Coach — Johnny Burns (former player, hired May 3)
Old Coach — Juan Roman (resigned Nov. 23)
New Coach — CHUCK LYNCH (former New Milford head coach re-hired March 2).
Old Coach — Larry Badaracco resigned after season.
New Coach — MICHAEL LENZ (Hall assistant coach, NWC alum hired Feb. 13)
Old Coach — Brett Quinion.
New Coach — TONY PEREIRA (former assistant hired Feb 28)
Old Coach — James Reed.
New Coach — ERICK KNICKERBOCKER (former Ellington assistant, hired Jan. 24)
Old Coach — A.J. Taddio.
Interim Coach — STEVE GEORGE (appointed August 6)
Coach — Tom Lennon (Placed on paid leave May 23; Status pending)
New Coach — PHIL TREGLIA (Stepinac-NY assistant, hired June 4)
Old Coach — Marce Petroccio (resigned to take Trumbull job Jan. 25)
New Coach — SCOTT CADY (assistant coach elevated June 26).
Old Coach — Alex Backus (resigned in May)
New Coach — MARCE PETROCCIO (hired from Staples Jan. 25)
Old Coach — Bob Maffei (resigned Nov. 28)