Position: Head Coach
Coaching Experience: 13 Years
Contact Coach Kostibos : firstname.lastname@example.org
Coach Kevin Kostibos has been the Head Football Coach at Summit High School since 2013, taking over for John Liberato. In his first season as HFC, the HIlltoppers went 12-0 and claimed the North 2, Group 3 State Championship. For the efforts of the program and staff, Coach Kostibos was awarded the NJFCA State Coach of the Year Award, US Marines Semper Fi NJ Coach of the Year Award, and the Star-Ledger Union County Coach of the Year Award.
Since then, Coach Kostibos has been selected to serve on the Phil Simms North/South All-Star Game Executive Board and is a member of the New Jersey Football Coaches Association.
Coach Kostibos teaches 8th Grade Social Studies at Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School and also serves as the JV Volleyball Coach.
Kevin Kostibos (Year by Year)
Season Overall Conf Conf Finish Post-Season
2013 12-0 6-0 1st North 2 Group 3 State Champions
2014 9-2 5-1 2nd North 2 Group 3 Semi-Finalist
2015 6-4 5-1 2nd North 2 Group 4 Quarter-Finalist
Totals 27-6 16-2
Position: Offensive/Defensive Line Coach
Experience: 18 Years
A Summit New Jersey native, Rick Carbone is in his 18th season with the Summit High School Football program. Staring as a Scout in 1993, Rick has held various roles over his 18 years with the program with the last 10 working with the offensive and defensive line. In his 18 years with the program Carbone has been part of many conference championship teams, 5 State Championship teams and had the opportunity to coach in the 2015 North/South Allstar game and the 2013 Snapple Bowl.
Growing up in Summit Rick came through the Summit Youth Football program and then went on to play 4 years for the maroon and white under the leadership of Coach Howie Anderson. After high school he played 1 year at Kean University where a knee injury ended his playing days. Wanting to give back to the community Carbone began coaching youth football in Summit where he remained for 36 years the last 12 as the League Director.
Rick graduated from Kean University with a degree in Management Science and continues to reside in Summit. Rick serves as the VP of North American Sales for Egenera Corp.