Coach Barbato enters his 3rd season as the Varsity Head Football coach after joining the Deerfield community in the fall 0f 2015. Barbato spent the 8 years coaching at his alma mater the University of New Hampshire, where he coached the Tight Ends, Offensive line and special teams. During his time with the Wildcats, UNH went 66 and 26 and maintained the longest streak of playoff appearances in the FCS.
The Exeter, N.H., native graduated from UNH in ’04 with a degree in Sociology. He started 37 games during his playing career while seeing time at all five offensive line positions. He was named All-Atlantic 10 Second Team in 2003 and All-Atlantic 10 Third Team in 2002.
Barbato also coached outside linebackers and safeties at St. Lawrence University for two seasons while earning his Master’s of Education. His hobbies include downhill skiing, fishing and golfing. Brian lives in Field I with his wife Carly and two sons Charlie and Teddy.