David Dean

David Dean enters his sixth season as the Valdosta State head coach.  Dean's record at Valdosta now stands at 42-15.  In his first season as head coach at any level, Dean's Valdosta State Blazers won the Division II National Championship in 2007. Dean is only the second coach ever to win the National Championship in his first season. In 2010, the Blazers won the Gulf South Conference Title. Dean won AFCA Regional Coach of the Year award and was the Gulf South Conference's Co-Coach of the Year in 2010. In 2007, Dean was named the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Coach of the Year for Division II and was the runner up for the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year for Division II in 2008.  

 

Team: Valdosta State University
Career (years): 6 Years
DOB: February 3, 1964
  • 2007 Division II National Champions
  • 2010 Gulf South Conference Title
  • 2007 AFCA Coach of the Year
  • 2008 Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year runner up
  • 2010 AFCA Regional Coach of the Year
  • 2010 Gulf South Conference Co-Coach of the Year