Results for Best High School Football Coach 2013

Total Votes: 6,503

Frank Geske

Eugene, OR

Since taking over in 2008, Geske has led Marist to a 58-7 record and three state title game appearances, winning a 4A championship in 2009. He has posted a 25-year record of 186-85, with two state championships.

Total Votes: 51,698

Greg Lawrence

Sherwood, OR

Under Lawrence, Sherwood has competed for state championships in five of the last nine seasons, bringing home 5A titles in 2010 and 2012. Lawrence has a 171-49 record over 19 seasons.

Total Votes: 43

Jack Henderson

Dufur, OR

Henderson turned Dufur into a small-school powerhouse, winning the 1A state title six times in 13 years from 1994 to 2006. He surpassed the 200-win mark this season.

Total Votes: 55

Ken Potter

Portland, OR

Potter has put together a 248-61 record in 26 seasons while leading Jesuit to three large-school state championships. He has reached the playoff 24 times, with 11 trips to the state semifinals.

Total Votes: 34

Kevin Swift

Gold Beach, OR

In the last nine years, Swift has led his team to five state title games, winning a 3A championship in 2007 and a 2A title in 2011. The 16-year coach sports a 116-64 career record going into this season.

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Total Votes: 43,729

Randy Nyquist

Albany, OR

After going 24-31 in his first six seasons at West Albany, Nyquist has compiled a record of 83-16 over the last eight years, including two undefeated 5A state championship seasons. His 20-year record is 133-78 overall.

Total Votes: 136

Steve Coury

Lake Oswego, OR

Coury has contested five state championship games in the last 12 years, winning the 6A large-school title in 2011. He has reached the state semifinals nine times and has compiled a 190-57 record over 21 seasons.

Total Votes: 86

Thurman Bell

Roseburg, OR

The longtime coach has won four large-school state titles and has taken Roseburg to nine title games. He has collected the most wins (42-year record of 320-136-1) among active head coaches in Oregon.