Don Herman

Don Herman Returns as Football Coach

The respected and decorated former Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School football coach of 28 years, is coming back. High athletic director Mark McCarthy confirmed Thursday that Mr. Herman has been hired to coach the Vineyarders this fall.

Stage Set for Possible Comeback of Former Football Coach

High school football coach Ryan Kent has stepped down, paving the way for the possible return of former coach Don Herman.

The Coach Says Goodbye Again: First Football, Now Softball

Head softball coach Donald Herman officially retired at the end May. This fall, Coach Herman retired as the head football coach after 31-year career.

On Field and Off, the Coach Stands Tall

When we talk about sports and the moments that actually matter, what we remember are coaches. Our coaches.

Final Home Game Is a Winner in Every Way for Coach Don Herman

On Friday night, Donald Herman stood cooly on the sidelines along with his players preparing for his final game after 28 years as head football coach on the Vineyard.

Huddle Up, This Play Calls for Tears

Donald Herman began coaching football on the Vineyard in 1988. This year will be his last as head coach, and during halftime at Friday night's homecoming game he will be honored by the football community, past and present.

Vineyard Football Coach Receives Hall of Fame Honors

Varsity football head coach Donald Herman will lead his final season this fall, but before that he has an award to pick up.

Back When Coach Herman Was a Freshman

The following was excerpted from an article written on Nov. 18, 1988 by Gazette reporter Mike Kolleth just before Coach Donald Herman’s first Island Cup Game.
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Coach Donald Herman Wins Two Awards

The Vineyard high school football team may have suffered a disappointing finish to the season — losing 40-19 to Amesbury in the Division 3A state championship game — but there has been much to be positive about in recent weeks as the postseason awards continued to pile up.