John McKenna, head football coach at DePaul Catholic High School has been named the Lou Rettino High School Football Coach of the Week by the New York Giants.
Rettino received the award by beating perennial powerhouse Don Bosco Prep, the No. 4 team in the state, 35-25 this weekend.
McKenna will receive a certificate from National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell and Giants head coach Tom Coughlin. The Spartans football program will receive $1,000.
McKenna will be recognized via an announcement during the Giants game at MetLife Stadium on Sunday.
The Lou Rettino Award is named in memory of the former Union High School football coach for his commitment to the game of football, his community, and the betterment of his athletes’ lives.
McKenna has been the Spartans head coach for eight years and was the defensive coordinator for a decade. He has coached the team to six playoff appearances and 48 of his players have earned scholarships to play collegiate football in the past eight years.
Wayne Hills High School football coach Wayne Demikoff was named the New York Jets High School coach of the week last month.