Coach Brazil Honored

National Coach of the Year
Posted on 02/19/2018
Coach Brazil, National Coach of the YearCoach Eloy Brazil was recognized on February 17. 2018 for his selection from the National Federation of High School Sports, Coach of the Year. 
On January 11, 2018, Coach Eloy Brazil was named National Basketball Coach of the Year for 2017. 

Coach Eloy Brazil graduated from Cimarron Schools in 1972 and started his coaching career in Cimarron in 1976 after graduating from the College of Santa Fe.  

Coach Brazil has been coaching for 36 years and within that time has had 30 winning seasons. In these years he has coached for Cimarron Schools for 16 years, Springer for 13 years and Maxwell for 7 years.

 Coaches first state title came with the 1978-79 season with Cimarron Rams.

 Coach Brazil started with Springer Schools in 1991. Later earning two state championships in 2002 and 2004.

Coach Brazil came to Maxwell in 2012 and has led his teams to 7 winning season and the school’s first state championship in 2017.

During the presentation Coach Brazil was presented with the revealing of a banner that will hang next to the 2017 State Basketball Championship banner. Coach was also presented with a blanket from the Maxwell Booster Club. Athletic Director, Amadeo Soto, presented Coach Brazil with his National Coach of the Year plaque. 

At the conclusion of the presentation, Coach Brazil along with players, coaches and administrators from his career joined him on the court for a picture. After the game fans and players joined Coach and his family at a reception. (Picture Courtesy 
of Holly Mayfield)