Former Farrell Coach Barrett Dies

Dennis Barrett, who coached Msgr. Farrell High School to 10 Staten Island and five Catholic conference championships, has died. He was 77.

Barrett compiled a record of 103-13-6 in 14 seasons at Msgr. Farrell, coaching six undefeated teams and guiding a program that won 33 consecutive games from 1968-1972.

Barrett later coached at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in the Bronx, where he won 47 games over 10 seasons (1981-1990) and led the program to its first ECAC Bowl games in 1984 and 1985. Prior to his arrival at USMMA, the program won one game over two seasons.


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