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Jets announce High School Coach of Week 6

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Feb 20, 2016; New York, NY, USA; General view of the Freedom Tower (World Trade Center) and the Manhattan skyline along the Hudson River. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Feb 20, 2016; New York, NY, USA; General view of the Freedom Tower (World Trade Center) and the Manhattan skyline along the Hudson River. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
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Throughout the regular season, the New York Jets will announce their High School Coach of the Week and also donate to their football program.

The New York Jets have officially named Michael Lynch of Hendrick Hudson High School in Montrose, New York as the Week 6 recipient of this amazing award. Below is the official transcript sent to The Jet Press courtesy of the Media Relations Department of the Jets about Michael earning this honor as we congratulate him!

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The Jets announced earlier this week that Michael Lynch of Hendrick Hudson High School in Montrose, NY, has been named this week’s recipient of the New York Jets High School Coach of the Week award presented by Chase. Through Chase’s partnership, the monetary award to benefit the school’s football program has doubled to $2,000.

Coach Lynch will be presented with a certificate and award football.  In addition, he is invited to watch the Jets play the Buffalo Bills on January 1st in Chase’s suite at MetLife Stadium.

In its 21st year, the Coach of the Week award is given to a coach in the tri-state area who serves the best interests of the game through the teaching of sound football fundamentals.

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These coaches use the power of motivation of young players to achieve and the promotion of youth football by way of dedication to their community, their school, and their student-athletes.

Coach Lynch is a 1998 graduate of Clarkstown North High School in New City, NY, where he played quarterback and was given all-section honors.

After graduation, Lynch went to Wagner College, where he played football and lacrosse. Lynch is in his 12th season coaching at Hendrick Hudson and sixth as head coach of the program.

In addition to his coaching duties, Lynch serves as a social studies teacher for Blue Mountain Middle School.

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On Friday, October 7th, the Hendrick Hudson Sailors beat the Rye Garnets, in a 50-49 comeback victory, improving their record to 4-2 for the season.

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