Results for Best High School Football Coach 2013

Total Votes: 33,514

Jack Johnson

Great Falls, MT

Johnson is in his 41st season at Great Falls C.M. Russell High. He is the state's all-time winningest coach. Entering this year, his teams have compiled a record of 333-107, with 13 Class AA championships (state's largest division).

Total Votes: 1,017

Jim Oberweiser

Drummond, MT

Oberweiser is in his 32nd year at Drummond, and has coached the Trojans to five 8-man football titles. He has a 211-83 career record, and has one former player in the NFL - Chase Reynolds of the Rams.

Total Votes: 41,765

Jim Stanton

Billings, MT

Stanton entered 2013 with a record of 92-20 in 19 years at Class A Billings Central. Stanton has coached the Rams to mulltiple state championships.

Total Votes: 1,371

Pat Murphy

Helena, MT

The Helena Capital Bruins have won four state titles since Murphy took the reins in 2004.

Total Votes: 54

Paul Klaboe

Billings, MT

Klaboe has been at Billings West since 1980. He coached the Golden Bears to three state championship wins and multiple championship game appearances.

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Total Votes: 9,605

Rod Tweet

Geraldine, MT

Tweet has been at Geraldine/Highwood for 32 years. Tweet entered 2013 with a record of 195-94.

Total Votes: 1,053

Ted Richards

Sand Coulee, MT

Richards entered 2013 with a record of 192-76 in 31 years at Class C Centerville.

Total Votes: 146

Troy Purcell

Bozeman, MT

In 2010, Purcell coached the Bozeman Hawks to an undefeated season, and their first state championship win in 93 years. Before coming to Bozeman, Purcell brought Havre High School its first state football championship in 34 years.