Best of Boston

Best Coach

1999 Best Coach

Jimy Williams, Red Sox

Management gives him a lineup of bat guano (including four second basemen); he gives us guacamole. read more»
1995 Best Coach

Bill Parcells

Is New England willing to put up with a corpulent, egotistical Woody Hayes clone to win a Superbowl? Uh, duh. read more»
1994 Best Coach

Bill Parcells

He did everything he said he was going to do, including searching the closets for all the old whoopie cushions, dribble glasses, and rubber noses […] read more»
1989 Best Coach, Pro

Joe Morgan

Cast your mind back to the summer of ’88. Remember “Morgan’s Miracle”? read more»
1989 Best Coach, Amateur

BU basketball’s Mike Jarvis

“Not only has he done a good job, he is the first goddamn guy around here who is really setting some standards for the kids.” read more»
1988 Best Coach, Amateur

Joe Restic

Harvard’s football coach didn’t have a great team. Nevertheless, he copped the Ivy League championship. read more»
1988 Best Coach, Pro

K. C. Jones

Yeah, he should have played Brad Lohaus and Reggie Lewis, but for five years K. C. has been a stylish presence in town. And the […] read more»
1987 Best Coach, Pro

K.C. Jones

A masterful juggling act in a season racked with injury and pain. read more»
1987 Best Coach, Amateur

Bill Cleary of Harvard and Jack Bicknell of Boston College

Cleary made hockey’s Final Four, proving it is possible to build athletic powers in the Ivy League. And Bicknell simply proved that there was BC […] read more»
1986 Best Coach, Pro

K. C. Jones

The Celtics’ coach understands that this team needs little instruction and lots of support. read more»
1985 Best Coach, Pro

K. C. Jones

Second year in a row for the Celtic. read more»
1985 Best Coach, College

Jack Bicknell, Boston College

Although he would be the first to credit Doug Flutie as being an extra coach on the field. read more»
1984 Best Coach

K. C. Jones

The Celtics are back. read more»
1983 Best Coach, Pro

Ralph Houk

The glue that holds the Sox together. read more»