Vote for the Best Coach in GA

Rally your family and friends to vote today! Don't let another coach take the grand prize.

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Angie Hembree
Norcross
Norcross, GA
Total votes for this Coach: 30,405

Hembree has won six state titles and coached such superstars as Maya Moore and Diamond DeShields. Her 21-year record is 423-143.

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Gene Durden
Buford
Buford, GA
Total votes for this Coach: 58

Durden has put together a 25-year record of 587-163. His teams have won three state titles and placed second four times.

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Jan Azar
Wesleyan
Norcross, GA
Total votes for this Coach: 35,286

Azar holds the Georgia record with a total of 10 state titles and also has a pair of second place finishes. Her 16-year record is 409-85.

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Kathy Richey-Walton
Southwest DeKalb
Decatur, GA
Total votes for this Coach: 32

Richey-Walton has put together a record of 245-82 in 11 years. That includes four state titles and one runner-up finish.

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Matt Troutman
Taylor County
Butler, GA
Total votes for this Coach: 30

During 35 years, Troutman has compiled an outstanding 801-165 record. He has coached five state champions and three runner up teams.

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