December 15, 2009

Raiders coach, two others win league honors

Three members of the Racine Raiders were recognized as the best by the North American Football League.

Head coach John Mamerow was named the Northern Conference Head Coach of the Year. In his second year, Mamerow led the Raiders to a 12-3 record. The team won the Great Lakes Region title and made it to the Northern Conference championship game, losing to the St. Paul Pioneers.

Wide receiver Charles Owens was named the conference Ironman of the Year. Owens had a combined 987 yards and five touchdowns. He led the NAFL in punt return yards and punt return touchdowns.

Don Wadewitz was named the Public Relations and Media Relations Person of the Year. Wadewitz spearheaded the publication of the 2009 yearbook and press releases, maintained the team website, and organized social media efforts on Facebook and Twitter.

The Raiders' website was recognized among the best in the NAFL.

1 comment:

  1. Truly a class organization. Keep up the great work. Unlike many of the bad things people talk about on these blogs, this is a good thing in Racine.