Results for Best Boys Basketball Coach 2014

Total Votes: 304

Don Van Lierop

Spokane, WA

A coach at several other schools with over 290 career victories under his belt, Van Lierop led Ferris to back-to-back undefeated seasons (29-0) capped off by 4A state championships in 2007-08.

Total Votes: 14

Jerome Collins

Federal Way, WA

Collins has led Federal Way for 29 years, racking up over 450 career wins during that time. He's also led the squad to two state final appearances, including the program's first championships in 2009.

Total Votes: 25

Mike Bethea

Seattle, WA

In 19 seasons, Bethea has won over 430 games - a 79.6 winning percentage. He's also led Rainier Beach to six 3A state championships (2013, 12, 08, 03, 02, 98), the most in class history.

Total Votes: 1,744

Pat Fitterer

Ellensburg, WA

Formerly the coach of four other teams before returning to his alma mater, Fitterer has won 716 games in his career. He also claimed two state titles in 1988 at Highland (Cowiche, Wash.) and 1996 at Sehome (Bellingham, Wash.).

Total Votes: 2,500

Ray Ricks

Colbert, WA

Ricks has created a dynasty at Northwest Christian, leading it to five 2B state championships - including four in a row from 2005-2009 - and seven state finals appearances.

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Total Votes: 5,846

Ron Brown

Centralia, WA

Brown has spent all 52 years of his coaching career successfully roaming the Centralia sideline. He's won over 675 games in his career and two state titles in 1979 and 1981.