Veteran Boswell High School football coach of 12 years, John Abendschan named as the 2017-18 district 6-5A Coach of the Year. Coach Ab, as he is known by his players, took the Pioneers to a (10-2) season in 2017. This is the third consecutive season Abendschan took the Pioneers to a post season appearance in recent memory. The Pioneers have seen wild success and multiple broken records with Abenschan at the helm.
In addition, Coach Abendschan was nominated and named as a semi-finalist for Coach of the Year of the elite 1st Down Club of Dallas-Fort Worth. The 1st Down Club is a committee made up of local head football coaches from north Texas. Coach Ab had this to say about his nomination, "It is a true honor to be recognized from such a great organization. This nomination is a tribute to this school, these kids and my coaches. I am blessed." The 1st Down Club will name the 2018 Coach of the Year on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at the Performing Arts Center of Mansfield ISD.
Congratulations and best of luck Coach Abendschan!