Ellsworth's Higgins Named National Girls Tennis Coach of the Year

ELLSWORTH, MAINE (WABI)- Ellsworth tennis coach Brian Higgins has been named National Girls Tennis Coach of the Year by the National High School Coaches Association.

Higgins recently retired from coaching soccer after more than 4 decades. He coached both the boys and girls tennis teams again this spring. According to the release, Higgins is Maine's winningest coach in both sports with over 600 career tennis match victories. Over 300 wins with both boys and girls teams. He retired with 566 career wins with the Eagles boys soccer program.

Coach Higgins is the 2nd Maine coach ever to receive the honor.