2014 South Carolina Football Coaches Hall of Fame Class

The South Carolina Football Coaches Association is proud to announce its first Hall of Fame Inductees. Combined, these nine coaches have 311 Years as a head football  coach, they have won 2,733 football games and 46 State Football Championships.

The Banquet to honor these coaches will be on December 12, 2014 at the Landmark Resort at 1501 South Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach. Tickets are $40.00 each or $300.00 for a table of eight (8).  Rooms rate are $49.00 plus taxes. Reservations number is 843-448-9441  Group Code 266  Reference Number 3218734. Tickets sells will begin October 1, 2014. December 1, 2014 is the last day to buy a ticket.  For more information or tickets contact:

Mike Ware

1062 Griffin Road

Pomaria SC  29126

phone: 803-276-6360

email: mware@scfootballcoaches.com

 South Carolina Football Coaches Hall of Fame – 2014 Class

Julius Wistar “Pinky” Babb – Greenwood 1943 – 1981 (38 Years)

Won 346 Games

Won eight State Championships

1964 National Coach of the Year

1976 First high school coach inducted into the Helms Foundation Hall of Fame

1984 National High School Sports Hall of Fame

Paul Alexander Chapman – Chesterfield and Dillon 1968- 1989 (22 Years)

Won 179 games

In 21 Years at Dillon – Seven region titles and made the playoffs 13 times

Shrine Bowl Coach 1977

John McKissick – Summerville – 1952 – present (62 Years)

Won 613 games – more win than any other coach

Won ten State Championships

National Coach of the Year 1980

1990 National High School Sports Hall of Fame

Bob Rankin – Dillon, Berkeley, Johnsonville, Marion 1962 – 2002 (41 Years)

Won 313 games

Fourth all time wins in S.C.

In four other Hall of Fames

William Keith Richardson – Clinton 1969 – 1992 (24 Years)

Won 241 games

87.5% winning record for playoff games  – 82% regular season

Won six State Championships and nine upper state championships

Doug Shaw – Myrtle Beach 1970 – 1994 (25 years)

Won 223 games

Playoff appearances in 23 of the 25 years

Won four State Championships and six lower state championships

Thomas L. Smith, Sr. – Howard (Georgetown) 1958 – 1984 (26 years)

Coached 4 players who played professionally – 3 NFL, 1 NBA

Won 250 games

Won three State Championships

Joseph Peter Turbeville – Winnsboro, Spring Valley, Irmo 1965 – 1994 (28 Years)

In four other Hall of Fames

Won 239 games

Won five State Championships – Winnsboro (1), Spring Valley (3), Irmo (1)

Willie Leo Varner – Woodruff 1954 – 1996  (42 Years)

Won 383 games

Won ten State Championships

National Football Coach of the Year 1983

1994 National High School Sports Hall of Fame

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