|Associated Press College Football Coach of the Year Award|
|Awarded for||The most outstanding collegiate football coach in the country|
|Presented by||Associated Press|
|Currently held by||Brian Kelly, Notre Dame|
The Associated Press College Football Coach of the Year Award is an award that is given annually since 1998 to NCAA college football's national coach of the year. The award is voted on by the Associated Press (AP) voters that participate in the weekly college football AP Poll. The current award holder is Brian Kelly of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.