• Coaching Honors
     
     
    2019-2020:

    Lindsay Steffner, Head Girls Basketball coach, Big North Patriot Coach of the Year

    Ron Van Saders, Head Boys Basketball coach, Big North Patriot Coach of the Year
     
    Steve Jaskot, Head Ice Hockey coach, Bergen County and Big North Patriot Coach of the Year
     
    Chris Armen, Head Swimming coach, Big North Liberty Boys Coach of the Year
     
    Nick Baranello, Head Wrestling coach, District 8 and Big North Patriot Coach of the Year
     
    Mike Aliano, Assistant Football coach, New Jersey Football Coaches Association, North 1 Assistant Coach of the Year
     
    2018-2019:
     
    Jose Ortiz, Head Boys Golf coach, Big North Patriot Coach of the Year and career victory #600 on 5/8/19
     
    Jessica Rickershauser, Head Girls Lacrosse coach, career victory #100 on 4/17/19
     
    Chris Armen, Head Boys Swimming coach, Bergen County Coach of the Year
     
    Raz Blau, Head Boys Indoor Track coach, Bergen County Coach of the Year
     
    Ron Van Saders, Head Boys Basketball coach, career victory #100 on 2/22/19
     
    Lindsay Steffner, Head Girls Basketball coach, career victory #100 on 1/9/19
     
    2017-2018:
     
    Sue Keitel, Head Boys Tennis coach, Big North Patriot Coach of the Year, career victory #100 on 5/7/18
     
    Brandon Flanagan, Head Baseball coach, BCCA Baldwin/Hunt Service award recipient
     
    Mike Garibell, Head Softball coach, career victory #200 on 4/24/18
     
    Mike Tota, Head Wrestling coach, career victory #300 on 1/27/18 and District 4 Coach of the Year
     
    2016-2017:
     
    Brandon Flanagan, Head Baseball coach, Bergen County Coach of the Year, Big North Patriot Division Coach of the Year 
     
    Lou Sirignano, Girls Indoor Track coach, The Record North Jersey Coach of the Year
     
    Chris Armen, Head Boys Swimming coach, The Record North Jersey Coach of the Year 
     
    Kevin Sabella, Head Ice Hockey coach, Bergen County Coach of the Year
     
    Ron Van Saders, Head Boys Basketball coach, Big North Patriot Division Coach of the Year
     
    DJ Nimphius, Head Football Coach, NJSCA/NJSIAA Hall of Fame inductee
     
    Dianne Furusawa, Head Girls Volleyball coach, The Record North Jersey, BCWCA and Big North Patriot Division Coach of the Year, career victory #400 on 10/18/16, NJSIAA Award of Honor
     
    Jessica Rickershauser, Head Field Hockey coach, Bergen County Coach of the Year
     
    Steve Grenz, Head Girls Soccer coach, career victory #200 on 9/10/16 
     
    2015-2016:
     
    Jose Ortiz, Head Boys Golf Coach, Big North Patriot Division Coach of the Year
     
    Sue Keitel, Head Boys Tennis Coach, Big North Patriot Division Coach of the Year 
     
    Brandon Flanagan, Head Baseball Coach, Big North Patriot Division Coach of the Year
     
    Mike Urso, Head Girls Indoor Track Coach, The Record North Jersey Coach of the Year
     
    Mike Urso, Head Boys Track Coach, NFHS NJ Coach of the Year 
     
    Kevin Sabella, Head Ice Hockey Coach, Big North Patriot Division Coach of the Year 
     
    Mike Tota, Head Wrestling Coach, Big North Patriot Division Coach of the Year 
     
    Brianna Bayersdorfer, Head Girls Cross Country Coach, The Record North Jersey, BCWCA and Big North Patriot Division Coach of the Year.
     
    Dianne Furusawa, Head Girls Volleyball Coach, The Record's North Jersey and Big North Patriot Division Coach of the Year.
     
    DJ Nimphius, Head Football Coach, Big North Patriot Division Coach of the Year, career victory #100 on 11/11/15
     
    Steffan Del Piano, Head Boys Cross Country Coach, Big North Patriot Division Coach of the Year.
     
    2014-2015
     
    Brandon Flanagan, Head Baseball Coach, career victory #300 on 5/15/15.
     
    Mike Urso, Head Track Coach, NJSCA/NJSIAA Hall of Fame inductee, State Coach of the Year for Boys Indoor Track, Bergen County Coach of the Year for Girls Indoor Track
     
    Steffan Del Piano, Head Boys Cross Country Coach, Bergen County Coach of the Year 
     
    Briana Bayersdorfer, Head Girls Cross Country Coach, Big North Patriot Coach of the Year 
     
    2013-2014: 
     
    Mike Urso, Head Boys Track Coach, Big North Patriot Division Coach of the Year
     
    Mike Tota, Head Wrestling Coach, District 8 and Big North Patriot Division Coach of the Year
     
    Michele Carcich, Head Girls Track Coach, selected as the NJSCA Coach of the Year, Big North Patriot Division Coach of the Year
     
    2012-2013:
     
    Brandon Flanagan, Head Baseball Coach, Bergen County Coach of the Year, Big North Patriot Division Coach of the Year
     
    Michele Carcich, Head Girls Track Coach, NJSCA Coach of the Year, Big North Patriot Division Coach of the Year
     
    Mike Urso, Head Boys Track Coach, Big North Patriot Division Coach of the Year
     
    Jazimar Bailey, Assistant Boys Lacrosse Coach, NJILL Curcio Division Assistant Coach of the Year
     
    Mike Urso, Head Indoor Track Coach, Bergen County Coach of the Year, Big North Patriot Division Coach of the Year
     
    Mike Tota, Head Wrestling Coach, District 8 Coach of the Year, Big North Patriot Division Coach of the Year and career victory #200 on 1/18/13 at Cliffside Park
     
    Lou Wejnert, Head Girls Basketball Coach, selected for induction into the NJSCA/NJSIAA Hall of Fame and Big North Patriot Division Coach of the Year and career victory #400 on 1/3/13 at Fort Lee
     
    Brian Sharkey, Head Ice Hockey Coach, Ridgewood News Coach of the Year
     
    DJ Nimphius, Head Football Coach, NJSIAA Award of Honor
     
    Dianne Furusawa, Head Coach Girls Volleyball, career victory #300 on 9/27 & Big North Patriot Division Coach of the Year
     
    Steve Grenz, Head Girls Soccer, Bergen County Coach of the Year, Big North Patriot Division Coach of the Year
     
    2011-2012:
     
    Michele Carcich, Head Coach Girls Track, Big North Patriot Division Coach of the Year.
     
    Kevin Sabella, Head Coach Boys Soccer, career victory #100 on 10/20/11.
     
    DJ Nimphius, Head Coach Football, Big North American Division Coach of the Year. 
     
    2010-2011: 
     
    Jose Ortiz, Head Coach Golf, Bergen County Coach of the Year, career victory #441, most career coaching victories in a single sport in River Dell history, now 453 total.
     
    Adam Herman, Head Coach Boys Track, Big North Patriot Divison Coach of the Year.
     
    Mike Garibell, Head Coach Softball, career victory #100 on 4/30/11.
     
    2009-2010:

    Mike Urso - Boys Track, BCSL-American Coach of the Year.

    Brandon Flanagan, Head Coach Baseball, career victory #200 on 4/30/10.

    Brian Long, Head Coach Boys Basketball, career victory # 500 on 2/27/10.

    Mike Urso - Boys Indoor Track, BCSL-American Coach of the Year.

    Lou Sirignano - Boys Indoor Track, BCSL-American Coach of the Year.

    Steve Grenz - Girls Soccer, BCSL-American Coach of the Year.

    Steve Grenz, Head Coach Girls Soccer, career coaching victory # 200 on 10/22/09.

    2008-2009:

    Michele Carcich - Girls Track, BCSL-American Coach of the Year.

    Mike Urso - Boys Track, BCSL-American Coach of the Year.

    Tom Kochakji - Softball & XC, BCWCA Unsung Hero Award

    Mike Tota - Wrestling, BCSL-American Coach of the Year.

    Kevin Sabella - Boys Soccer, BCSL-American Coach of the Year.

    DJ Nimphius - Football, BCSL-American Coach of the Year.

    2007-2008:

    Mike Tota - Wrestling, Bergen County, District 8, Region 2 and BCSL-American Coach of the Year, achieved career victory #100 on 12/19 with a 69-12 win over Fort Lee.

    Paul Wyka - Wrestling, District 8 Assistant Coach of the Year.

    Lou Wejnert - Girls Basketball, achieved career victory #300 on 2/15 with a 65-34 win over Fort Lee.

    DJ Nimphius - Football, Bergen County & BCSL-American Coach of the Year.

    Joe Clause - Football, BCSL-American Assistant Coach of the Year

    2006-2007:

    Jose Ortiz - Golf, County Coach of the Year, BCSL-American Coach of the Year.

    Mike Urso - Boys Track, County Coach of the Year, BCSL-American Coach of the Year.

    Michele Carcich - Girls Track, BCSL-American Coach of the Year.

    Mike Garibell - Softball, BCSL-American Coach of the Year.

    Ray Ralph - Boys Tennis, BCSL-American Coach of the Year.

    Chris Armen - Swimming, NJSL Coach of the Year.

    Brian Long - Boys Basketball, BCSL-American Coach of the Year.

    Dianne Furusawa - Volleyball, BCSL-American Coach of the Year, achieved career victory #200

    Steve Grenz - Girls Soccer, BCSL-American Coach of the Year

    2005-2006:

    Brandon Flanagan - Baseball, BCSL-American Coach of the Year

    Mike Tota - Wrestling, BCSL-American Coach of the Year

    Michele Carcich - Girls Indoor Track, Bergen County & BCSL-American Coach of the Year.

    Mike Urso - Boys Indoor Track, BCSL-American Coach of the Year.

    Lou Wejnert - Girls Basketball, BCSL-American Coach of the Year.

    Tina Milano - Field Hockey, Bergen County Coach of the Year.

    Bill Keith - Boys Cross Country, BCSL-American Coach of the Year.

    2004-2005:

    Jose Ortiz - Golf, selected as the Bergen County and BCSL-American, Coach of the Year, achieved career victory #300.

    Brandon Flanagan - Baseball, achieved career victory #100 on 4/5/05 with a 6-5 win over Hackensack.

    Michele Carcich - Indoor Track, selected as the Bergen County Women's Coaches Association, Coach of the Year.

    Lou Wejnert - Girls Basketball, Head Coach for the North squad in the 2005 North-South All-Star Classic.

    Steve Grenz - Girls Soccer, selected as The Record,
    North Jersey & BCSL-American, Coach of the Year.

    2003-2004:

    Michele Carcich - Girls Track, selected as the BCSL-American, Coach of the Year.

    Dave Burns - Boys Track, selected as the BCSL-American, Coach of the Year.

    Ray Ralph - Boys Tennis, achieved career victory #400 on 4/15/04 with a victory over Rutherford.

    Dave Burns - Indoor Track, selected as the BCSL-American, Coach of the Year.

    Jared Glick - Wrestling, District VIII, Assistant Coach of the Year, 2004.

    Tom Viscardi - Girls Swimming, The Record, North Jersey Coach of the Year for 2004.

    Lou Wejnert - Girls Basketball, achieved career victory #200 on 1/27/04 with a 50-31 win over Englewood, chosen as an assistant coach for the North-South All-Star Classic.

    Kevin Sabella - Boys Soccer, selected as the BCSL-American Coach of the Year.

    Steve Grenz - Girls Soccer, achieved career victory #100 on 10/16/03 with a 7-2 win over Cresskill.

    2002-2003:

    Brian Long - Boys Basketball, selected for induction into the New Jersey Scholastic Coaches Association (NJSCA), Active Coaches Hall of Fame.

    Jose Ortiz - Golf, selected Northeast Sectional and New Jersey Golf Coach of the Year for 2002 by NJSCA/NJSIAA/NFHS.

    Lou Wejnert - Girls Basketball, selected as an assistant coach for the North squad in the North-South All-Star Classic on March 28, 2003 at Monmouth University.

    Bill Keith - Cross Country, selected boys cross country Coach of the Year by the BCSL-American and Suburban News.

    Jeff Principe - Boys Basketball, selected National Assistant Coach of the Year.

    Mike Tota - Wrestling, selected by fellow coaches in District 8, BCSL-American, and the Bergen County Coaches Association as the Coach of the Year for 2003.

    Mike Urso - Indoor Track, selected as the Girls Indoor Track Coach of the Year by the Bergen Record and the Boys Indoor Track Coach of the Year for Bergen County by the Star-Ledger for 2003.

    Brandon Flanagan - Baseball, selected as an assistant coach for the North I squad in the NJSCA Baseball All-Star Classic.

    Mookie Iannancone - Softball, selected as an assistant coach for the Bergen-Passaic All-Star game.