Coach of the Season

Coach of the Season is a yearly honor award given to nominated coaches. Coaches throughout the state may nominate a deserving coach by providing, in writing, the reasons for their nomination. During the WHSFA Speech and Debate Tournament, all voting coaches are provided the written nominations. Each voting coach present at the state meeting votes for the recipient of that year in three different categories: 1A/2A, 3A and 4A. Coaches can receive the award multiple times.

Award Winners

(Unfortunately, we may be missing several recipients)

2020-2021

1A/2A Lyle Wiley

(Hot Springs County HS)

2020-2021

3A Emily Farwell

(Buffalo HS)

2020-2021

4A Londe Gagnon

(Jackson Hole HS)

2019-2020

1A/2A Lyle Wiley

(Hot Springs)

2019-2020

3A Becca Pierson

(Riverton)

2019-2020

4A Adrienne Morstad-Wyatt

(Kelly Walsh)

2018-2019


4A- Marcus Viney (Cheyenne East)

3A- Rick Dorn (Worland)

1A/2A- Sandra Iron Cloud (Wyoming Indian)

2017-2018


4A- Londe Gagnon (Jackson) and Peggy Gagnon (Jackson)

3A- Cindy Glasson (Hot Springs-Thermopolis)

1A/2A- Cara Bandalos (Niobrara County-Lusk)

2016-2017

4A- Londe Gagnon (Jackson)

3A- Lyle Wiley (Torrington)

1A/2A- Lisa Shadrick (Glenrock)

2015-2016

4A- Carina White (Green River)

3A- Rick Dorn (Worland)

1A/2A- Joel Kuper (Greybull)

2014-2015

1A/2A - Norma Langston (Niobrara County)

3A- Londe Gagnon (Jackson)

4A- Andy Dennis (Cheyenne Central)

2013-2014

1A/2A- Ted Menke (Greybull)

3A- Joel Schell (Douglas)

4A- Dan Parson (Green River)

2012-2013

1A/2A- Zane Fross (Saratoga)

3A-Mark Houser (Jackson)

4A- Jolene Steinhauses (Cheyenne South) & Michael Starks (Cheyenne East)

2011-2012

1A/2A- Zane Fross (Saratoga)

3A- Aimee French (Cody)

4A- Annette Thornton (Riverton)

(missing 2010-2011)

2009-2010

1A/2A- Pat Taylor

3A- Emily Farwell (Buffalo)

4A- Annette Thornton (Riverton)

2008-2009

1A/2A- Ron Philips (Thermopolis)

3A- Jay Whitney (Newcastle)

4A- Michael Starks (Cheyenne East)