Assistant Coach's Profile: Kevin Salisbury, Southwestern

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Kevin Salisbury, Southwestern
Why did you enter the coaching profession?
I had so many great role models growing up who were coaches, and I wanted to try and have that same type of impact on others.
What is your philosophy in coaching?
I believe it is important to put kids in the best positions to be successful. 
What brings you the most satisfaction in coaching?
Seeing kids play to their full potential.
What was your greatest win in coaching High School Football?
Beating Fredonia in 2011, 27-24 on a field goal in overtime.
What were your most memorable moments in coaching High School Football?
1.) The first time I walked out of the tunnel to coach a game at Ralph Wilson Stadium.
2.) Having my entire family present when Southwestern won a State Championship in 2008.
3.) While coaching at Forestville -- beating Randolph to win a League Championship on the last play of the game.
What is your role as an Assistant Coach?
To publically support the Head Coach in any and all decisions and to make his job easier.
What were the best teams you have coached?
2004, 2008 & 2009 Southwestern Trojans.
What was your most proud or memorable monets in playing football?
1989 - Dunkirk beating Fredonia at the Orange Bowl on a late TD pass.
Who was your mentor?
My father and Coach Jim Gibbons.
How many years have you coached football?
16 years.

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