Vern Friedli, longtime Amphi football coach, dies - Tucson News Now

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Vern Friedli, longtime Amphi football coach, dies

Vern Friedli coached at Amphitheater High School for 36 seasons. (Source: Tucson News Now) Vern Friedli coached at Amphitheater High School for 36 seasons. (Source: Tucson News Now)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Vern Friedli, the longtime football coach at Amphitheater High School, has died, according to tweets from the Amphi football program and the school district.

Friedli was the Panthers' coach for 36 seasons before retiring in 2012.

In that time, his teams won 331 games, reached the postseason 28 times, and won one state title in 1979.

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