NHTI to Honor Coach Paul Hogan on September 30

The NHTI Community and beyond will come together on September 30th from 3 – 7pm at the NHTI Gymnasium at 31 College Drive in Concord, NH to honor Coach Paul Hogan who has announced his retirement after 23 years at NHTI and 43 years in athletics.

If you wish to attend this celebration please RSVP to [email protected] by September 20th. If you have questions regarding the event please call Sue Krenzien or Deb Smith at 603-230-4041.

Light refreshments and non-alcoholic beverages will be served.

While there is no cost to attend this reception, we hope you will consider a donation to recognize Paul’s 23 years of dedicated service to NHTI. To make a gift to the Paul Hogan Fund for NHTI Athletics, visit givenhcc.org/where-to-give/nhti/ or send a check payable to FNHCC, 26 College Drive, Concord, NH 03301 and include Paul Hogan in the memo line. For assistance, please contact Tim Allison at [email protected]

The NHTI community would like to thank Northeast Delta Dental for sponsoring this event.

Paul Hogan came to NHTI in 1999 as the Director of Athletics, Chair of the Sports Management Department and Head Men’s Basketball Coach. Since then, the men’s basketball team has enjoyed amazing success.

Over his career, Coach Paul Hogan has received numerous awards including the USCAA Athletic Director of the Year in 2014, Plymouth State University Hall of Fame in 2007, Walter Smith Coaches Award in 2010 and the James Desmarais Award in 2018. His career legacy includes 649 wins, 2 USCAA national championships, 1 USCAA national runner-up, 5 YSCC Tourney championships, 5 YSCC Tourney runners-up and 6 YSCC regular season championships. In 2020, he was inducted into the NHTI Athletics Hall of Fame.

“Paul has been and will continue to be a pillar in the community, certainly the state of NH and beyond”, said Coach Deb Smith also Director of Recreation and Wellness at NHTI. “He has positively influenced the lives of thousands. Working alongside him for the past 23 years I can honestly say he has been an incredible mentor and made a profound difference in my life and countless others. His endless support, hard work and great sense of humor made him a friend to students, alumni, peers, coaches, officials and administration. He will be greatly missed by the NHTI community. He deserves to retire after an incredible 43- year run. He would want us all to continue making a difference in the lives of our students, sports and each other.  He will certainly be missed; however, his legacy will live on forever.

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