Results for Best High School Football Coach 2013

Total Votes: 148,322

Jeff Ferguson

Fridley, MN

Ferguson has seven state titles and nine state tournament appearances in just 11 seasons. He was 129-13 heading into his 12th season as a head coach.

Total Votes: 163,444

Jeff Van Leur

Emery, SD

He has won five Class 9-AA state titles and plays on a field which carries his name. In 34 years he has a 213-104 record, No. 10 in state history.

Total Votes: 30,522

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: 8,250

Jim Stringer

Powell, WY

Despite having won a Class 4A championship in 2006 and a Class 3A title in 2011, Powell enjoyed its finest year ever in 2012. That season, Stringer's 11th as head coach. The Panthers recorded three shutouts, went 12-0 and repeated as Class ...

Total Votes: 2,507

Mark Gibson

Bismarck, ND

Gibson has dominated the state's large-school division, with nine title game appearances since 2000. He has won five AAA state championships, and his 14-year record is 129-29.

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Total Votes: 7,371

Stan Buck

Blackfoot, ID

Since 2007, Buck has led the team to four state championships.