Monarch football coach Phil Bravo has another award to place on his mantle.

The Coyotes longtime boss was chosen by the National Federation of State High School Associations as the Colorado coach of the year.

Bravo guided Monarch to its second 4A championship in 2012 and to an 11-2 mark and a trip to the semifinals this fall. The Coyotes’ season ended with a 21-7 loss to eventual champ Pine Creek.

The only coach in school annals, Bravo has accumulated a 162-32 record to go with the two titles.

Bravo will receive a plaque from CHSAA on April 17.

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