A high school and collegiate varsity athlete representing Frederick High School and Frostburg State University, Debbie Main Phebus was unquestionably Frederick County’s most successful woman’s coach, having produced five state championship hockey teams while at Middletown High School. She was named Coach of the Year five times, had 60 of her athletes earn All-Area honors, and three named All-State. Seven of her former players are currently enjoying successful coaching careers at area schools. Phebus compiled a record 119 wins, 39 losses, and 13 ties over 17 years. In1991 she was named All-Star Coach for the Maryland State Games. She was a no-nonsense coach capable of inspiring players and teams to higher levels of performance.