Results for Best High School Football Coach 2013

Total Votes: 141

Allen Brown

Thomasville, NC

In addition to a 326-92-2 record during his two separate tenures as head coach (1973-99, 2007-present) Brown won three Class 2-A state titles and a Class 1-AA championship in 2008. Between his regimes at Thomasville, Brown served as defensi...

Total Votes: 804

Bob Lewis

Clinton, NC

During his three tenures and 18 seasons as the Dark Horses head coach, Lewis is 173-48 with four Class 2-A state championships. He also won a Class 3-A title at East Bladen in 1973 and a North Carolina Independent School state championship ...

Total Votes: 38,057

David Gentry

Murphy, NC

Winner of four Class 1A titles during a stretch from 1986-96, Gentry returned to the top of the mountain in 2011. Western North Carolina's winningest head coach (334-171 overall record in 42 years), Gentry has directed the Bulldogs to the C...

Total Votes: 49

Jim Bob Bryant

Havelock, NC

Although he's only been a head coach for 11 years (the last six at Havelock) Bryant's program is currently among the best in the Tar Heel State. Eastern runners-up in 2009 and 2010, Bryant's Rams are the two-time reigning Class 3-A state ti...

Total Votes: 711

Jim Oddo

Charlotte, NC

With a record of 346-141-2 during his 40 seasons, Oddo is the winningest active head coach in North Carolina. His Cougars won Class 2-A titles in 1977 and 2004, and a Class 3-A title in 2005, each year completing a perfect season.

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Total Votes: 18,329

Jimmy Teague

Reidsville, NC

A head coach for 32 years, Teague is a combined 239-86 and has won four Class 2-AA state championships, including back-to-back perfect seasons in 2007 and 2008. He retired after that 2008 title, but returned as head coach of the Rams this f...

Total Votes: 4,954

Phil Padgett

Jacksonville, NC

Entering his 26th year as the head coach of the Stallions, Padgett is 271-63 with a pair of state runners-up to go along with three Class 2-A state titles and a Class 1-AA title in 2012.

Total Votes: 29,390

Robert Cody

Plymouth, NC

A winner of 205 games and Class 1-A state titles in 2007 and 2012 during his 29 years, Cody's teams are consistently one of the best in the state. Since the start of the 2010 season, the Vikings are 42-5.