40 Under 40, Class of 2019

Derek Leonard


Rochester High School

Job Title

Head Football Coach


Leonard has a 145-30 record over his 14 years as head football coach. His team has won seven Class 4A state championships in the past nine years. Over the past 10 years, he has a 43-3 playoff record and averages 46.1 points per game and 503 yards per game. Leonard has also run the Rochester FCA for 14 years. He has a wonderful wife, Lindsey, and two great kids, Blake and Austin.