Head Coach, Rob Trifone, has been coaching football and breaking records for 39 years. 2018 marks Trifone’s 11th year as the Head Coach of Darien Blue Wave Football. Prior to coaching at Darien, Trifone coached at Brien McMahon HS in Norwalk, CT for 26 years with 18 as Head Coach. During his tenure at McMahon, Trifone racked up 140 wins, two FCIAC championships, and one CIAC championship.
Coach Trifone joined the coaching staff of Darien Blue Wave Football as an assistant coach in 2005. Trifone was named Head Coach in 2007 and he quickly went to work making history for the Blue Wave! Now in his 11th season as Head Coach, Trifone has forged a remarkable record and a program of pride, hard work and respect.
TRIFONE’S DARIEN COACHING ACHIEVEMENTS:
Record: 241-82-1 (.741 winning %)
6 CIAC Division FB Titles: 2008, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
4 FCIAC FT Titles: 2010, 2014, 2015, 2016
3 CIAC State Championship Class L Finalists 2008, 2013, 2014
3 CIAC State Championship Class LL 2015, 2016, 2017
#1 Team in CT 2015, 2016, 2017
Coach Trifone was inducted into the FCIAC Coaching Hall of Fame in 2014
Coach Trifone has been named Coach of the Year 16 times including:
– 1994 & 2016 National Football Foundation
– 2004 CT High School Coaches Association
In addition to coaching, Trifone teaches biology at Darien High School. He is married to Marj Trifone the Head Coach of Darien Blue Wave Girls Swimming & Diving team and they are raising their family here in Darien.