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The Howard Baldwin Trophy was presented annually to the World Hockey Association's coach of the year.
It was named in honour of New England Whalers co-founder Howard Baldwin. The trophy was renamed Robert Schmertz Memorial Trophy in the 1974–75 WHA season.
Howard Baldwin Trophy Winners1973 – Jack Kelley, New England Whalers
1974 – Billy Harris, Toronto Toros
1975 – Sandy Hucul, Phoenix Roadrunners
1976 – Bobby Kromm, Winnipeg Jets
1977 – Bill Dineen, Houston Aeros
1978 – Bill Dineen, Houston Aeros
1979 – John Brophy, Birmingham Bulls