Baseball Danbury’s Ratchford nominated for national coaching honor

January 25, 2019

Danbury veteran baseball coach Shaun Ratchford has collected numerous honors during his legendary career with the Hatters. Thursday he was nominated once again for a prestigious award.

Ratchford was nominated for the National Coach of the Year from the National High School Athletic Coaches Association. The winners will be announced in Bismarck, North Dakota in late June. Just eight baseball coaches were nominated from across the nation.

Ratchford, a DHS graduate, will enter his 35th year leading the Hatters this spring. Danbury has won a pair of FCIAC titles and a Class LL championship in his time.

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