IHSA Boys Football All-Time Coaching Records

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Most Wins, Illinois

[1.] 419, Ken Leonard, Gridley, 1980-83; Springfield (Sacred Heart-Griffin), 1984-2022 (419-81)

[2.] 374, Frank Lenti, Chicago (Mt. Carmel) 1984-2018 (374-77)

[3.] 371, Rich Zinanni, Kankakee (McNamara), 1975-2022 (371-151)

[4.] 340, Michael Papoccia, Sterling (Newman), 1980-2018 (340-99)

[5.] 332, Mark Ramsey, Moweaqua, 1983-91; Moweaqua (Central A&M), 1992-2012, Shelbyville 2013-15, Decatur (St. Teresa) 2016-22 (332-113)

[6.] 315, Gary Korhonen, Oak Lawn (Richards), 1972-2007 (315-98)

[7.] 300, Matt Senffner, New Lenox (Providence), 1968-2005 (300-114-1)

[7.] 300, Chris Andriano, Lombard (Montini), 1979-2016 (300-128)

[9.] 286, Dan Bowman, Jacksonville (Routt) 1974-79 (52-11); Greenfield, 1980-2011 (234-105)

[10.] 285*, Mike Noll, McHenry (H.S.), 1988-2003 (142-28) .835; Glenview (Glenbrook South) 2004-2015 (82-43) .656, Richmond (R.-Burton) 2018-2023 (61-7) .897 Overall (285-78) .785

[11.] 282*, Scott Hamilton, Tolono (Unity) 1994-2023 (282-70) .801

[12.] 279, John O'Boyle, Stockton, 1961-97 (279-74-1)

[13.] 278, Dan Darlington, Spring Valley (Hall) 1974-75, Morris, 1977-2004; Plainfield (North) 2006, (278-64)

[14.] 275, Terry Lewis, Chicago (Harper), 1973-2006 (275-113)

[15.] 273*, Jeff Reents, Wilmington, 1994-2023 (273-64) .810

[16.] 270, Alvin Scott, Chicago (Simeon), 1972-2004 (270-136)

[17.] 268, Patrick Ryan, Metamora, 1990-2019 (268-75)

[18.] 267, Don Dobrino, DePue, 1965-69; Gillespie, 1970-96, 2015-16, Mt. Olive, 1997-2009 (267-188-3)

[19.] 261, Larry McKeon, Plainfield, 1978-82, Naperville (North), 1983-2011 (261-89)

[20.] 256, James Unruh, Carthage, 1986-2006; Carthage (Illini West), 2007-10 (256-45)

[21.] 255*, Cully Welter, Colfax (Ridgeview) 1994-1997 (23-18) .561, Aledo (Mercer County) 1998-2008 (113-22) .837, Monticello 2009-2023 (119-43) .735 Overall (255-83) .754

[22.] 254, Don Kemp, Homer, 1951-52; Arenzville, 1953-58; Concord (Triopia) 1959-88; (254-79-9)

[22.] 254, Dave Bates, Auburn, 1986-2021 (254-120)

[22.] 254, Al Martin, DuQuoin, 1988-2014 (254-66)

[25.] 253, Bill Mitz, Lincolnshire (Stevenson), 1982-2009; Algonquin (Jacobs), 2010-19 (253-141)

[26.] 252*, Michael W. Rude , Wyanet (1970-72), Anna-Jonesboro (1977-1981), Marion (1982-91), Johnston City (1991-2006), Vienna (2009-13, 2016-18), & Sesser-Valier (2019-Present) (252-187)

[27.] 251, Dave Mattio, Chicago Heights (Marian), 1975-2012 (251-141)

[27.] 251, Dick Duvall, St. Joseph (S.J.-Ogden), 1988-2015 (251-75)

[29.] 250, Cully Welter, Colfax (Ridgeview) 1994-1997, Aledo (Mercer County) 1998-2008, Monticello 2009-Present

[30.] 247*, Ric Arend, Lena (L.-Winslow) 1997-2023 (247-67) .787

[31.] 245, Glenn Schott, Belleville (Althoff), 1970-2007 (245-127-3)

[32.] 240, Roy Curry, Chicago (Robeson), 1969-2000 (240-104)

[33.] 236, Keith Sinclair, Assumption, 1997-80; Casey-Westerfield, 1981-90, 1999-2011 (212-59)

[33.] 236, Lonnie Williams, Chicago (King), 1967, 1971-2000, 2003-2015 (236-169-3)

[33.] 236, Scott Davis, Macon 1980-84; Decatur (St. Teresa), 1987-2010; Mt. Zion, 2011-12, Macon (Meridian) 2013-16 (236-123)

[36.] 234, Tom Padjen, Lansing (Thornton Fractional South) 1977-2016 (234-160)

[36.] 234, Joe Bunge, Chicago (Tilden) 1978-84; Naperville (Central), 1986-2005 (234-72)

[38.] 232*, Robert Zvonar, Frankfort (Lincoln-Way East), 2001-2023 (232-44) .841

[39.] 231*, David Inserra, Park Ridge (Maine South), 2001-2023 (231-49) .825

[40.] 231, John Belskis, Downers Grove (South) 1989-2012, Aurora (Central Catholic) 2015-16, Minooka 2018-19 (231-74)

[41.] 229, B.J. Luke, Heyworth 1977-80; Yorkville, 1981-84; Kankakee (Sr.), 1985-86; Aurora (Waubonsie Valley), 1988-2004; Danville (H.S.) 2005-16 (229-158)

[42.] 226*, Tim Racki, Addison (Driscoll) 1998-2004 (76-13) .854; Lagrange Park (Nazareth Academy) 2005-2023 (150-67) .691 Overall (226-80) .739

[43.] 226, Don Borgini, Virden 1983-99, Carlinville 2000-07, Gillespie 2008-14 (226-104)

[44.] 224*, Josh Jostes, Maroa (M.-Forsyth) 2000-2023 (224-63) .780

[45.] 223, Bill Heiland, Chicago (Crane) 1929-35, Chicago (Austin) 1936-65 (223-87-22)

[45.] 223, Dan Sharp, Minooka 1993-96; Joliet (Catholic Academy) 1997-2016 (223-69)

[47.] 222, Gordon Gillespie, Joliet (Catholic), 1959-85 (222-54-6)

[47.] 222, Everett Stine, Byron, 1967-2004 (222-130-6)

[49.] 219, M. J. McCarty, Winnetka (North Shore Country Day), 1944-89 (219-123-6)

[49.] 219, Hud Venerable, Jacksonville (H.S.), Monticello, Richton Park (Rich), Normal (Community), 1981-2007, New Lenox (Lincoln-Way Central) 2013-14 (219-86)

Most Wins, Career

[1.] 419, Ken Leonard, Gridley, 1980-83; Springfield (Sacred Heart-Griffin), 1984-2022 (387-72)

[2.] 381, Ron Holtman, Alton (Marquette) 1955-65; St. Louis (Mary Institute-Country Day School), MO 1966-2004 (327-63-6)

[3.] 374, Frank Lenti, Chicago (Mt. Carmel) 1984-2018 (374-77)

[4.] 371, Rich Zinanni, Kankakee (McNamara), 1975-2022 (371-151)

[5.] 340, Michael Papoccia, Sterling (Newman), 1980-2018 (340-99)

[6.] 332, Mark Ramsey Mowequa 1983-91 (60-30) .667 Mowequa (Central A& M) 1992-2012 (179-63) .740 Shelbyville 2013-15 (17-12) .586 Decatur (St. Teresa) 2016-22 (76-8) .905 Overall (332-113) .746

[7.] 315, Gary Korhonen, Elkader, Ia., (Central), 1964-65 (9-7); Oak Lawn (Richards), 1972-2007 (315-98)

[8.] 300, Bron Bacevich, Hudson, MI; Peru (St. Bede), 1933-48; Ottawa (Marquette), 1949; Peoria (Manual), 1952; Kankakee (Sr.), 1953; St. Bernard (Roger Bacon), OH 1954-73; (300-89-16)

[8.] 300, Matt Senffner, New Lenox (Providence), 1968-2005 (300-114-1)

[8.] 300, Chris Andriano, Lombard (Montini), 1979-2016 (300-128)

[11.] 286, Dan Bowman, Jacksonville (Routt) 1974-79 (52-11); Greenfield, 1980-2011 (234-105)

[12.] 279, John O'Boyle, Stockton, 1961-97 (279-74-1)

[13.] 278, Dan Darlington, Spring Valley (Hall) 1974-75, Morris, 1977-2004; Plainfield (North) 2006, (278-64)

[14.] 278*, Mike Noll, McHenry (H.S.), 1988-03; Glenview (Glenbrook South) 2004-2015, Richmond (R.-Burton) 2022 (278-75)

[15.] 275, Terry Lewis, Chicago (Harper), 1973-2006 (275-113)

[16.] 273*, Scott Hamilton, Tolono (Unity) 1994-2022 (273-67)

[17.] 272, Jerry Lano, Grand Meadows, Minn., 1974-76; Underwood, Minn., 1976-89; Dakota, 1989-2013 (272-129)

[18.] 270, Alvin Scott, Chicago (Simeon), 1972-2004 (270-136)

[19.] 268*, Patrick Ryan, Metamora 1990-2019 (268-76)

[20.] 267, Don Dobrino, DePue, 1965-69; Gillespie, 1970-96, 2015-16, Mt. Olive, 1997-2009 (267-188-3)

[21.] 261, Larry McKeon, Plainfield, 1978-82, Naperville (North), 1983-2011 (261-89)

[22.] 260*, Jeff Reents, Wilmington, 1994-2022 (260-63)

[23.] 260, Robert Shannon, East St. Louis (Sr.) 1976-95; Alton (Sr.) 1996-98; St. Louis (Christian Brothers), MO 1999-2007 (260-93)

[24.] 256, James Unruh, Carthage, 1986-2006; Carthage (Illini West), 2007-10 (256-45)

[25.] 254, Don Kemp, Homer, 1951-52; Arenzville, 1953-58; Concord (Triopia) 1959-88; (254-79-9)

[25.] 254, Dave Bates, Auburn, 1986-2021 (254-120)

[25.] 254, Al Martin, DuQuoin, 1988-2014 (254-66)

[28.] 253*, Bill Mitz, Lincolnshire (Stevenson), 1982-2009; Algonquin (Jacobs), 2010-19 (253-141)

[29.] 251, Dave Mattio, Chicago Heights (Marian), 1975-2012 (251-141)

[29.] 251, Dick Duvall, St. Joseph (S.J.-Ogden), 1988-2015 (251-75)

[31.] 250, Cully Welter, Colfax (Ridgeview) 1994-1997, Aledo (Mercer County) 1998-2008, Monticello 2009-Present

[32.] 245, Glenn Schott, Belleville (Althoff), 1970-2007 (245-127-3)

[33.] 241*, Michael W. Rude , Wyanet (1970-72), Anna-Jonesboro (1977-1981), Marion (1982-91), Johnston City (1991-2006), Vienna (2009-13, 2016-18), & Sesser-Valier (2019-22) (241-186)

[34.] 240, Roy Curry, Chicago (Robeson), 1969-2000 (240-104)

[35.] 236, Keith Sinclair, Assumption, 1997-80; Casey-Westerfield, 1981-90, 1999-2011 (212-59)

[35.] 236, Lonnie Williams, Chicago (King), 1967, 1971-2000, 2003-15 (236-169-3)

[35.] 236, Scott Davis, Macon 1980-84; Decatur (St. Teresa), 1987-2010; Mt. Zion, 2011-12, Macon (Meridian) 2013-16 (236-123)

[38.] 234, Tom Padjen, Lansing (Thornton Fractional South) 1977-2016 (234-160)

[38.] 234, Joe Bunge, Chicago (Tilden) 1978-84; Naperville (Central), 1986-2005 (234-72)

[40.] 231*, John Belskis, Downers Grove (South) 1989-2012, Aurora (Central Catholic), 2015-16, Minooka 2018-19 (231-74)

[41.] 226, Don Borgini, Virden 1983-99, Carlinville 2000-07, Gillespie 2008-14 (226-104)

[42.] 224, B.J. Luke, Heyworth 1977-80; Yorkville, 1981-84; Kankakee (Sr.), 1985-86; Aurora (Waubonsie Valley), 1988-2004; Danville (H.S.) 2005-16 (224-163)

[43.] 223, Bill Heiland, Chicago (Crane) 1929-35, Chicago (Austin) 1936-65 (223-87-22)

[43.] 223, Dan Sharp, Minooka 1993-96; Joliet (Catholic Academy) 1997-2016 (223-69)

[45.] 222, Gordon Gillespie, Joliet (Catholic), 1959-85 (222-54-6)

[45.] 222, Everett Stine, Byron, 1967-2003 (222-130-6)

[45.] 222, Phil Acton, Madison, FL 1967-69; Marianna, FL 1970-72; Wolcott, IN, 73-77; Bolingbrook, 1978-2001 (222-117-2)

[48.] 221*, David Inserra, Park Ridge (Maine South), 2001-2022 (221-47) .825

[49.] 219, M. J. McCarty, Winnetka (North Shore Country Day), 1944-89 (219-123-6)

[49.] 219, Robert Zvonar, Frankfort (Lincoln-Way East), 2001-22 (219-43)

[49.] 219, J.R. (Randy) Hofman, Edgemont, SD 1977; Toulon 1978; Richmond (R.-Burton) 1980-1992, 2001-05; Wilmot, WI 1997-2000; Central Lee, IA 2011-16 (219-99)

[49.] 219, Hud Venerable, Jacksonville (H.S.) 1981-86, Monticello 1988-92, Richton Park (Rich South) 1993, Normal (Community), 1994-2007 , New Lenox (Lincoln-Way Central) 2013-14 (219-86)

Most Wins, One School

[1.] 387, Ken Leonard, Springfield (Sacred Heart-Griffin), 1984-2022 (387-72)

[2.] 374, Frank Lenti, Chicago (Mt. Carmel), 1984-2018 (374-77))

[3.] 371, Rich Zinanni, Kankakee (McNamara), 1975-2022 (371-151)

[4.] 340, Michael Papoccia, Sterling (Newman Central Catholic), 1980-2018 (340-99)

[5.] 306, Gary Korhonen, Oak Lawn (Richards), 1972-2007 (306-91)

[6.] 300, Matt Senffner, New Lenox (Providence), 1968-2005 (300-114-1)

[6.] 300, Chris Andriano, Lombard (Montini), 1979-2016 (300-128)

[8.] 282*, Scott Hamilton, Tolono (Unity) 1994-2023 (282-70)

[9.] 279, John O'Boyle, Stockton, 1961-97 (279-74-1)

[10.] 275, Terry Lewis, Chicago (Harper), 1973-2006 (275-113)

[11.] 273*, Jeff Reents, Wilmington, 1994-2023 (273-64) .810

[12.] 268, Pat Ryan, Metamora, 1990-2019 (268-75)

[13.] 264, Dan Darlington, Morris, 1976-2006 (264-59) .817

[14.] 262, Alvin Scott, Chicago (Simeon), 1972-2004 (262-130)

[15.] 254, Dave Bates, Auburn 1986-2021 (254-120)

[15.] 254, Al Martin, DuQuoin, 1988-2014 (254-66)

[17.] 251, Dave Mattio, Chicago Hts. (Marian), 1975-2012 (251-141)

[17.] 251, Dick Duvall, St. Joseph (S.J.-Ogden), 1988-2015 (251-75)

[19.] 247*, Ric Arend, Lena (L.-Winslow) 1997-2023 (247-67) .787

[20.] 245, Glenn Schott, Belleville (Althoff), 1970-2007 (245-127-6)

[21.] 240, Roy Curry, Chicago (Robeson), 1969-2000 (240-104)

[22.] 236, Lonnie Williams, Chicago (King) 1967, 1971-2015 (236-167-3) .585

[23.] 234, Tom Padjen, Lansing (Thornton Fractional South), 1977-2016 (234-160) .594

[23.] 234, Dan Bowman, Greenfield (G.-Northwestern-Coop), 1980-2011 (234-105)

[25.] 232*, Robert Zvonar, Frankfort (Lincoln-Way East), 2001-2023 (232-44) .841

[26.] 231, Larry McKeon, Naperville (North), 1983-2008 (231-72)

[27.] 231*, David Inserra, Park Ridge (Maine South), 2001-2023 (231-49) .825

[28.] 230*, Everett Stine, Byron, 1967-2004 (230-133-6)

[29.] 225, Tom Mitchell, Chicago (Brother Rice), 1958-96 (225-156-4)

[30.] 224*, Josh Jostes, Maroa (M.-Forsyth) 2000-2023 (224-63) .780

[31.] 222, Gordon Gillespie, Joliet (Catholic), 1959-85 (222-54-6)

[32.] 219, M. J. McCarty, Winnetka (North Shore Country Day), 1944-89 (219-123-6)

[33.] 218*, Darrin Sunkett. East St. Louis (Senior) 2000-2023 (218-66) .768

[34.] 216, Todd Kuska, Chicago (St. Rita) 1998-2022 (216-94) .697

[35.] 213, Paul Adams, Deerfield, 1966-92 (213-55)

[35.] 213, Todd Kuska, Chicago (St. Rita) 1998-92 (216-94)

[37.] 210, Steve Thomas, Arcola, 1965-93 (210-91-2)

[37.] 210, Keith Sinclair, (C.- Westfield) 1981-1990, 1999-2011 (210-49)

[39.] 209, James Unruh, Carthage, 1986-2006 (209-41)

[40.] 208, Walt Aschenbach, Winnetka (New Trier), 1925-65 (208-105-14)

[41.] 205, Don Kemp, Concord (Triopia), 1959-88 (205-64-7)

[42.] 204, Robert Shannon, East St. Louis (Sr.), 1976-95 (204-37)

[42.] 204, Elton Harris, Chicago (Hubbard), 1995-2018 (204-88) .699

[44.] 201, John Belskis, Downers Grove (South) 1989-2012 (201-62)

[45.] 199, Tom Stewart, Champaign, 1953-66, Champaign (Central), 1967-83 (199-74-10)

[45.] 199, Dan Sharp Joliet (Catholic Academy), 1997-2016 (199-51) .796

[47.] 198, Karl Hoinkes, Oswego, 1981-2007 (198-90)

[48.] 198*, Derek Leonard, Rochester, 2006-2023 (198-36) .846

[49.] 197, Tom Winiecki, Chicago (Gordon Tech), 1965-96 (197-116-2)

[49.] 197, Bill Mitz, Lincolnshire (Stevenson), 1982-2009 (197-98)