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Records

National Coaches, Most Games Coached



At least 300 games

All-TimeActiveCoachGamesRecord ('20)Win%YearsSeasonsWins Per SeasonSchool/Area
1John McKissick789620-156-1379.4041952-2014 639.841 Summerville -
21John T. Curtis677600-71-6 (5-5-0)89.0691969-current 5111.765John Curtis -
3Larry (Bud) Wright626424-200-267.8911968-2019 528.154 Sheridan IN -
4Robert Paroli622403-206-1365.8361957-12 55567.196 Seventy-First NC - Retired after 2012 season
5Jack Henzes616444-164-872.7271960-2018 607.400 Wyoming Area, Dunsmore PA - Coach at Dunmore since 1971 - Inducted into NHSACA Hall of Fame in 2009
6Dick Tighe612433-171-871.4051954-2017 656.662 St. Edmond, Fort Dodge -
72Mike Smith602500-100-2 (3-2-0)83.2231971-current 4910.204Hampton -
83Phil Donaher599479-116-4 (10-3-0)80.3011974-current 4610.413Calallen -
94Philip Haywood598457-141-0 (7-4-0)76.4211976-current 4410.386Belfry -
105Bob Hyland597484-111-2 (4-3-0)81.2401971-current 499.878Fond du lac St Mary's Springs WI -
11John Herrington569452-116-179.5251970-2019 509.040 https://ghsfha.org/w/Special:CoachHome?view=home&coach=Allen%20Lowe -
126Jim Hightower568439-128-1 (10-0-0)77.3771974-current 469.543St. Thomas More -
13Larry Campbell565477-85-384.6901972-2013 4211.357 Lincoln County -
14George Curry559455-99-581.8431967-08, 12-15 479.681 Wyoming Valley West, Berwick -
15Al Fracassa559431-121-777.7281963-2013 518.451 Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice -
16Jim Render553406-141-673.9601970-2018 508.120 Uniontown PA, Carroliton OH, Upper St. Clair PA -
17Corky Rogers551466-84-184.6641968-2016 509.320 The Bolles School, Jacksonville FL -
187Bill Castle545450-95-0 (6-4-0)82.5691976-current 4410.227Lakeland -
198C. J. Hamilton533439-94-0 (6-2-0)82.3641973-76, 79-current 459.756Silver Lake -
20Bob Schneider530345-183-265.2831966-09 447.841 Newport Central Catholic KY - Retired January 2010
21G. A. Moore529423-97-980.8131962-04, 09-11 469.196 Aubrey, Pilot Point - Retired 2011
22Bob Milloy529405-123-176.6541970-2016 488.438 Our Lady of Good Counsel -
23Vincent O'Connor529339-179-1165.1231953-current 625.468 Fresh Meadows St. Francis NY -
24Willie Varner525383-132-1073.9051954-96 438.907 Woodruff -
25Jim Roth521456-63-287.7161984-current 3114.710 Southern Columbia Area -
26Joe Hamilton521342-168-1166.6991966-2014 496.980 PA: Midland, New Brighton, Hempfield, Blackhawk -
27Gary Klingensmith521302-213-658.5411969-2018 515.922 Juniata PA -
28Luther Welsh519333-180-664.740-2010 467.239 Thomson - Retired 2010
299Ivan McGlone518344-171-366.6991973-current 428.190 Russell, Huntington Vinson WV -
30Jack Johnson517381-135-173.7911973-2016 458.467 Great Falls C. M. Russell MT -
31Jack Holley517412-96-980.561 468.957 Tabor City, West Columbus, South Columbus, Hallsboro -
32Barney Hester516340-167-966.7641974-80, 1982-2017 437.907 Josey Academy, Gordon-Ivey, Tattnall Square, Howard -
33Jerry Pezzetti515372-142-172.3301968-2012 458.267 Ankeny Centennial, Mechler-Dallas, Murray, IA -
3410Gary Rankin514438-76-0 (14-0-0)85.2141982-current Alcoa Smith County (1982-1989), Riverdale (1990-2005) -
3511Rich Zinanni510364-146-0 (3-2-0)71.3731975-current 458.089Kankakee (McNamara) -
36Jim Drewry508345-158-568.4061958-59, 1965-86, 1989-09 457.667 Booneville MS - Retired after 2009
37Russ Radtke507368-139-072.584-2019 573.600 New Prairie -
3812Buddy Anderson505345-159-1 (4-4-0)68.4161978-current 428.214Vestavia Hills -
39Elbert Wright504361-126-1773.3131954-92 1994-99458.022 Texas -
40Don Bailey503375-120-875.348 Forest Hills -
41Herb Meyer502338-150-1468.7251959-03 457.511 Oceanside CA -
42Ken Netherland502368-131-373.6062012-2013 1966-02, 05-10458.178 Lausanne Collegiate, Hillcrest, Germanton, St. George's - retired after 2013, passed away 2014
43Gordon Wood502396-91-1580.3781940-85 468.609 Texas -
44Marijon Ancich502361-137-472.3111961-05, 2009-11 487.521 St. Paul CA, Santa Fe Springs - Retired after 2011 season
45Mojo Hollowell499305-187-761.8241957-00 446.932 Owensboro Catholic, KY -
46Howie Vogts498364-124-1074.0961953-65, 67-09 566.500 Bethpage NY - Deceased 2010
47Vern Friedli496331-159-667.3391962-2011 506.620 Amphitheater, Morenci, Casa Grande, San Manuel - Retired 2011
48Joe Bradshaw495371-120-475.3541962-05 448.432 Aliceville, AL -
49Frank Pazzaglia493344-141-870.5881969-12 447.818 Mid Valley, PA - Retired December 2012
50Warren Wolf493361-121-1174.3411958-08 517.078 Brick -
51Ron Holtman492381-103-878.2521955-04 517.471 Alton Marquette IL -
52Tom Brown491352-132-772.403 39 Bunker Hill, Maiden -
53Glenn Daniel487302-169-1663.6551946-92 476.426 Pine Hill, AL -
5413Stan Dakosty486312-171-3 (1-7-0)64.506-current Marian Catholic -
55Terry Malone485360-117-875.0521956-03 487.500 Hamilton Badin -
5614Ricky Joe Black481399-82-0 (7-3-0)82.952-current 3133.000Jackson Prep Tupelo, Koscuisko -
57Tom Mach480378-102-078.7501976-2010 399.692 Detroit Catholic Central -
58Bob Lutz479381-93-580.0631969-05, 07-11 429.071 Ironton St. Joe - Retired Jan. 2012
59Bill Scott477301-175-163.208 Elkton (MD), Warrior Run, Selinsgrove -
60Sam Harp476336-140-070.5881981-2016 379.081 Lebanon -
61Bruce Hendrickson475301-172-263.579 Oklahoma -
62Jerry Brewer475368-105-277.6841960-02 438.558 Jasper -
63Mike Boyd475361-113-176.1051965-68, 70-2012 477.681 Waterford Lady of the Lakes -
64John Tucker474332-132-1071.0971955-97 437.721 Humboldt TN -
65Pat Panek474328-117-2972.2571925-77 546.074 Colorado -
6615Ken Leonard473394-79-0 (6-0-0)83.2981984-current 3610.944Springfield (Sacred Heart-Griffin) Gridley -
6716Alan Chadwick472399-73-0 (13-0-0)84.5341985-current 3511.400Marist -
68Carl Madison472326-139-769.8091957-99, 2001-04 476.936 Florida -
69Jim Bellamy472327-141-469.7031960-2008 496.673 Mt. Vernon, Schaller, West Liberty, Perry IA -
70Pete Atkins469405-60-486.7801951-94 449.205 Missouri -
71Joe Tunnell466322-137-769.8501959-99 417.854 Oklahoma -
72Frank Lenti464385-79-082.9741984-2017 3610.694 Mt. Carmel IL -
73Robert Holstead463309-146-867.6031955-68, 1970-95 407.725 Tallulah, LA -
74Kevin Clancy462319-141-269.264 Archbishop Carroll, Strath Haven -
75Dwight Hochstetler460345-114-175.1091978-2014 379.324 Bowdon, Greenville -
76August Bossu460310-130-2069.5651948-53, 1955-93 456.889 Cleveland Cathedral Latin, OH -
7717Robby Pruitt459368-90-1 (10-3-0)80.2831985-current 3510.514Coffee Fitzgerald, Florida schools -
7818Chuck Kyle459360-98-1 (3-4-0)78.5401983-current 379.730St. Ignatius -
79Dan Pitts459346-109-475.8171959-97 398.872 MaryPersons - Retired 1997
80Bob Raczek459310-147-267.7561967-12 496.327 Pacelli (Stevens Point) -
81Dick Haines458320-126-1271.1791952-94 437.442 Ohio -
82Curt Bladt457398-59-087.0901978-2016 409.950 Harlan IA -
83Ken Hofer456313-141-268.8601964-71, 75-11 456.956 Menominee, Stephenson -
84Pinky Babb456346-86-2478.5091935-81 477.362 Greenwood SC -
85Jesse Parker452309-139-468.805 407.725 Camelback, Mesa Mountain View, Texas, Gilbert -
86Les Davis452320-131-170.9071959-current 555.818 Grenola, Greeley, Towanda Circle, Sedan KS -
87Karl Kiefer450309-138-369.0001965-05 417.537 McClintock, Phoenix Mountain Pointe, AZ -
88Red Franklin449365-75-982.2941924-58 3510.429 Haynesville -
89George Novak448306-139-368.638 Steel Valley, Woodland Hills -
90Frank McClellan448367-77-482.3661968-05 389.658 Barton -
91Norman Lineburg447301-138-868.2331970-03 348.853 Radford, VA -
92Terry Verrelli446314-129-370.740 Wilmington Area -
93Dudley Hilton446345-101-077.354 359.857 Bell County -
94T McFerrin446340-102-476.6821968-82, 84, 86-96, 98-04, 09-12379.189 Jefferson, South Gwinnett, Elbert Co. - Retired last in 2012
95Ronnie Jones446329-114-374.1031979-2015 378.892 Woodland Christian, Brookwood School, Calhoun Co, Westfield Sch -
96Vic Paternostro445373-67-584.3821968-10 438.674 Pope John - Passed away in 2012
97Rodney Walker444300-141-367.9051970, 1972-11 417.317 Mary Persons, SandyCreek - Retired 2011
98Jack Pratt440304-129-769.8861958-76, 80-06 466.609 Flint St. Matthew, Grand Blanc -
99E. B. Etter439324-102-1375.2851943-83 417.902 Chattanooga TN -
100Rod Wotton439342-94-378.2461963-10 487.125 Aquinas, Dover NH -
101Waldon Tucker438309-126-370.8901973-10 388.132 Demopolis Acad -
102Dick Basham437350-87-080.0921970-09 408.750 Milwaukee Marquette, WI -
103Pat Mancuso437323-100-1475.5151955-96 427.690 Ohio -
104B W Holt436321-113-273.853 39 Rocky Mount -
10519Bill Hurst436418-18-0 (4-5-0)95.872-current 2209.000Centreville -
106Tom Jaworski435343-92-078.8511972-10 398.795 Creighton Prep - Retired after 2010 season
107Armond Columbo434322-103-975.2301961-03 437.488 Brockton, Archbishop Williams MA -
108Al Hetrick433334-95-477.5981968-06 398.564 Versailles OH -
10920Bob Wolfrum432344-87-1 (10-1-0)79.745-current Wyomissing -
110Bob Redman432317-115-073.380 359.057 Louisville Male -
111Wayman Creel432312-106-1473.8431952-89 388.211 NorthsideAtlanta - Deceased 1990
112Chuck Smith432354-78-081.9441980-2017 399.077 St. Mary's Colgan -
113Steve Lennox430313-115-273.023 Dickinson (DE), Interboro (229 wins) -
114Robert Davis429354-74-182.6341973-08 369.833 WarnerRobins, Westside Macon -
115John Hayes428323-103-275.701 Bellwood-Antis -
116Charles "Babe" Howell428301-121-671.0281966-00 358.600 North Carolina -
117Leo "Smokey" Boyd428308-116-472.4301953, 1956-99 456.844 Saginaw Nouvel, MI -
118Jimmy Moore427317-105-574.8241965-02 388.342 Mississippi -
119Chuck Lenahan427356-70-183.4891971-current 448.091 Plymouth -
120Mike Williams426348-75-382.042 Manheim Central -
121Bob Ladouceur426399-24-394.0141979-2012 3411.735 Concord De La Salle, CA - Retired at age 58 with 94% winning percentage.
122Bob Christmas423284-139-067.139-2019 471.000 NorthHall & Bainbridge GA -
123Carlton Flatt423354-68-183.8061971-98 2002-063310.727 Brentwood Academy -
124Bob Herring422301-118-371.682-08 Newnan (retired 2008) -
12521Allen Lowe422270-149-3 (2-9-0)64.3361987-current 338.182Deerfield-Windsor Calvary Day -
126Tom Stone421332-88-178.9791967-current 427.905 Packwood Pekin, IA -
127Edward Buller420335-78-780.5951940-84 457.444 Kansas -
128Bob Lantzy419303-115-172.4341971-2011 417.390 Utica Eisenhower - Retired 2011
129Duane Twait417350-64-384.2931964-02 398.974 Emmetsburg IA -
130Gene Cox416313-99-475.7211958-95 388.237 Florida -
131Matt Senffner415300-114-172.4101968-05 387.895 New Lenox (Providence) - Retired 2005
132Mike Glaser414336-78-081.1591982-12 3110.839 St. Xavier - Retired December 2012
133Rodney Collins414247-162-560.2661972-2012 366.861 Baker, Southland, Briarwood, John Milledge, Stratford -
134Paul Moro413337-76-081.5981984-2017 359.629 Marcos de Niza, Blue Ridge, Poston Butte -
135Roger DuPaix413301-112-072.8811977-11 358.600 Highland, Skyline -
136Gary Korhonen413315-98-076.2711964-65, 1972-07 388.289 Elkader IA, Oak Lawn IL - Retired 2007
137Brent Steuerwald413319-90-477.7241968-11 447.250 Shenendehowa NY -
138Bill Gentry412305-102-574.6361958-95 388.026 Albuquerque Highland, NM -
139Tim Rimpfel410307-100-375.244 Trinity, Bishop McDevitt, Cumberland Valley -
14022Bill Murdock409263-141-5 (7-4-0)64.9141989-current 328.219Terrell Academy Southwest Georgia Academy -
141Conrad Nix409300-108-173.4721969-87, 94-2009 358.571 NorthsideWR, FayetteCo, IrwinCo - Retired 2009
142Billy Henderson408285-107-1671.8141973-95 58-69358.143 ClarkeCentral, Willingham - Retired 1995
143Chris Geesman408339-66-383.4561965-02 388.921 Mishawaka Penn IN -
144Bron Bacevich405300-89-1676.0491933-49, 52-53 1915.789 Illinois - Retired 1953
145Dewey Sullivan405323-80-280.0001965-02 388.500 Dayton OR -
146Walt Braun401300-98-375.1871956-98 436.977 Marysville, MI -
147Bill Chappell400317-74-980.3751964-96 339.606 Dalton - Retired 1996
148Don Bucci400306-89-577.1251966-99 349.000 Youngstown Cardinal Mooney, OH -
149Buck Cravey400270-127-367.8751967-03 377.297 PinewoodChr, Vidalia - Retired 1992
14923Rick Tomberlin399270-129-0 (9-2-0)67.6691983-2012, 2016, 2919-currrent 328.438Appling County EffinghamCo, Valdosta, WashingtonCo, Calvary Day, Appling Co. - Retired 2012, Returned 2016
151Charlie Winslette397260-134-365.8691977-07, 09-11 347.647 Greene Co., Gatewood - 2008: Asst at Jones Co.
152Bob Clayton394320-74-081.2181978-11 349.412 Heritage Hills - Retired 2011
153Jim Cavan391248-120-2366.3681938, -75 357.086 RE Lee, Griffin - Deceased 1983
154Robert Fairchild391307-79-579.1561960-97 388.079 Chillicothe, MO -
15524Rich McWhorter389295-92-2 (4-6-0)76.0931990-current 309.833Jackson County CharltonCo -
156Donald Howell389314-73-280.9771965-98 349.235 Hobart, IN -
157Graham Hixon387279-93-1574.0311954-87 348.206 Woodward Academy, Gainesville, Commerce - Retired 1987
15825Ricky Woods386316-70-0 (6-3-0)81.865-current 1316.000South Panola Starkville, Ackerman -
159Maurice Collins384318-62-483.3331960-88 1991-99388.368 DC -
160Al Reaves381217-159-557.6121964-84, 87-00 356.200 PutnamCo - Retired 2000
16126Eric Soliday377220-155-2 (6-5-0)58.6211989-current 317.097Tiftarea Academy McDonough, Americus, TurnerCo, Perry -
162Bron Bacevich377300-64-1381.3001930-74 except 31-32, 50-51 427.143 Michigan -
163Ron Gartrell373250-123-067.0241988-2019 337.576 Shamrock, Stephenson -
164Michael Pettine372326-42-488.1721967-99 339.879 Pennsylvania -
165Dick Dullaghan371312-59-084.0971969-79, 1984-03 3110.065 Indiana -
166Ed Pilcher367250-116-168.2561986-15 308.333 Bainbridge, ThomasCoCentral, EarlyCo, Berrien - Retired after 2015
167Jeff Herron366312-54-085.2461989-2018 3110.065 CamdenCo, OconeeCo, Wheeler, Cedar Shoals, Walton, PAC, Grayson, TL Hanna -
168Jim Lofton364234-122-865.3851961-74, 79-98 346.882 GAC - Retired 1998
169Buck Godfrey363273-89-175.3441983-12 309.100 SW Dekalb - Retired 2012
170Bobby Gruhn363254-104-570.6611963-92 308.467 Gainesville - Retired 1992
171Ray Lamb363249-103-1170.1101961-92 327.781 Commerce - Retired 1992
172Bill Schofill359216-139-460.7241964-02 395.538 Swainsboro, Statesboro - Retired 1993
173Nick Hyder355302-48-585.7751968-95 2810.786 Valdosta - Deceased 1996
174Dale Williams355230-122-365.2111964-95 327.188 WareCo, Waycross - Retired 1995
175Jim Walsh355236-113-667.3241960-94 356.743 Pacelli, Benedictine - Retired 1994
176Jim Hughes354247-102-570.4801970-99 308.233 ColquittCo, Thomasville - Retired 1999
177Charlie Davidson354239-101-1469.4921952-84 337.242 Darlington, W-W - Retired 1984
17827Mark Fariba353212-138-3 (9-3-0)60.4821985-96, 2003-current 287.571Stratford Academy First Presbyterian, Prince Avenue Christian -
179Weyman Sellers353203-142-858.6401952-81, 83-86 345.971 Lithia Springs, Pebblebrook, Jonesboro, CC/Athens - Retired 1996
180Bruce Miller351225-126-064.1031988-2017 307.500 Cass, North Forsyth, Gainesville -
181John Hill348254-89-573.7071971-00 308.467 Cedartown - Retired 2000
18228Maurice Freeman344232-112-0 (13-2-0)67.4421994-current 268.923Brooks County -
183Charlie Grisham343261-69-1377.9881958-86 299.000 Carrollton - Retired 1986
184Steve Pennington340204-132-460.5881983-98, 2004-17 306.800 Louisville, Appling Co., Ware Co., Statesboro, SE Bulloch -
185Dexter Wood339246-89-473.156 308.200 Buford, Marietta, Lassiter, Alabama (3 schools) - Retired 2004
186Jerry Sharp338227-102-968.4911972-01 307.567 Darlington - Retired 2001
187Bob Herndon337204-130-360.9791978-2008 316.581 Benedictine, SEffingham, ForsythCentral, Fitzgerald -
188Danny Cronic327218-108-166.8201974-77, 80-83, 87-07 297.517 EastCoweta, ForsythCentral, LaGrange -
189Wright Bazemore326268-51-783.2821941-42 46-71387.053 Valdosta - Retired 1971
190Bob Griffith325214-110-166.0001973-02 307.133 EffinghamCo -
191John Mullinax324190-134-058.642-2011 Armuchee -
192French Johnson323207-105-1165.7891955-82 287.393 Chamblee, Paulding, ForePark, Marietta - Retired 1982
19329Ed Dudley322206-116-0 (5-6-0)63.9751992-2015, 2018-current 267.923Winder-Barrow Buford, Walton, Ware Co., Carrollton, -
19430Frank Barden320209-110-1 (1-8-0)65.4691994-current 268.038St. Francis Pickens, Cartersville, Stephens Co. -
195Alton Shell317208-107-265.931-90 Americus, Alabama (3 schools) - Retired 1990
196Jimmy Dorsey316236-79-174.8421981-07 278.741 McEachern - Retired 2007
197Max Bass313203-103-765.9741966-1994 297.000 Newnan - Retired 1994
198Lynn Hunnicutt308181-126-158.9291981-06, 2010-11 286.464 Model, Pepperell -
199Walter Brooks3083081936-74 397.897 Hurricane, UT -
200Bobby Gentry304199-95-1067.1051948-76 296.862 Hawkinsville - Retired 1976, Deceased 2005
201Milt Miller302209-93-069.205 268.038 - Retired 2002
202David Dupree301210-79-1271.761-83 Laney - Retired 1983


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Information has been compiled from many sources.

Note: winning percentage is calculated by adding half the number of ties to the number of wins: win% = (wins + ties/2) divided by (wins + losses + ties)