Hornell Red Raider Football
Thank you Coach Mastin for all the great years and for turning our boys into men. . .
Coach Gene Mastin

Career Record: 240-75-5
At Hornell (1983-1995, 1997-2011): 221-56-3
At Cameron County, PA (1979-1982): 19-19-2

Hometown: Groveland, NY
High School: Geneseo Central School
Undergraduate Studies: SUNY Brockport
Graduate Studies: Alfred University

NYS Coach of the Year Award (February 2, 2012)
(Mastin also received this award in 2011)

Inducted into Section V Football Hall of Fame (April 5, 2012)

Inducted into High School Hall of Fame (Geneseo Central School) (April 21, 2012)

Honored at Rochester Press-Radio Club as Coach of the Year (May 23, 2012)

Inducted into Hornell High School Hall of Fame as a Contributor (October 11, 2013)

 
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Gene took his first job as a teacher in Cuba, NY (currently known as Cuba-Rushford Central School) and coached as an Assistant Football Coach. He began his second teaching job in 1979 at Cameron County High School, Emporium, PA, where he began his Varsity Coaching Career. Cameron County had posted a 20 game losing streak prior to Mastin's arrival and in four seasons he posted a 19-19-2 record.

Gene came to Hornell in 1983 teaching 2nd Grade and took the Varsity Head Coaching Position. He later became Guidance Counselor in Hornell High School and Athletic Director. Before retiring, he served several years as Chief Information Officer for Hornell City School District. He retired from the school district in June 2012. Many team members from across the years, coaches, and community members gathered at a surprise luncheon on June 30, 2012 to thank Coach Mastin for his years of dedication to Hornell Football. Mastin lives in Hornell with wife Cheryl who works at Alfred University, and daughter Nicole currently attending Alfred University.

Mastin served as Livingston County Athletic Association (LCAA) Football Chairman, 2008 - 2012.

Gene Mastin became Section V All-Time Winning Leader on Friday, October 9, 2009 during an away game in Wayland-Cohocton. He received his 207th career win to surpass Don Santini who coached Fairport & LeRoy, retiring in 1992.

Coach Mastin received his 200th career win Friday, October 10, 2008 in front of a large home crowd when Hornell Red Raiders hosted Bath Haverling Rams. Coach Mastin was ranked 2nd in career wins for Section V behind Don Santini (206 wins). Santini coached Fairport & LeRoy teams before retiring in 1992.