WINNINGEST ACTIVE CC COACHES

This week we take our annual look at the winningest active community college coaches as well as the all-time wins/losses leaders. And as is typical, there were many coaching changes during the offseason. Some left for health reasons while others moved to different venues. We give you the rundown.

RANK, COACH,  SCHOOL, (W-L-T), YRS, PCT

1. JOHN ELIASIK, WM RAINEY HARPER, IL. (222-112-3) Years: 32 Pct: 66.5

2. BOB MACDOUGALL, JOLIET, IL (205-70-0) Years: 26 Pct: 74.5

3. GEORGE RUSH, SAN FRANCISCO (201-76-4) Years: 26 Pct: 72.5

4. BOBBY FRANKLIN, NW MISSISSIPPI (186-52-6) Years: 22 Pct: 78.1

5. GREG CROSHAW, DIXIE STATE, Ut. (185-50-1) Years: 21 Pct: 78.7

6. BRENT CARDER, ANTELOPE VALLEY (179-151-6) Years: 33 Pct: 54.2

7. RAY SHACKLEFORD, GOLDEN WEST (166-121-11) Years: 30 Pct: 52.3

8. FRANK MAZZOTTA, CERRITOS (164-93-6) Years: 25 Pct: 63.8

9. STAN PETERS, LANEY (159-124-2) Years: 29 Pct: 56.1

10. JAMES BITTNER, MOORPARK (158-88-2) Years: 24 Pct: 64.2

11. JOHN FEATHERSTONE, EL CAMINO (127-63-2) Years: 18 Pct: 66.8

12. CRAIG RIGSBEE, BUTTE (112-25-2) Years: 13 Pct: 81.7

13. DAVE JORDAN, GROSMONT (111-87-9) Years: 20 Pct: 56.0

14. BILL FISK, MT. SAN ANTONIO (108-59-2) Years: 16 Pct: 64.6

15. MARTY ALLEN, HIGHLAND, Ks. (106-106-2) Years: 22 Pct: 50.0

16. JOHN ANSELMO, NASSAU, NY (102-25-0) Years: 12 Pct: 80.3

17. LLOYD DANZEISEN, FERGUS FALLS, Mn. (98-80-0) Years: 20 Pct: 55.0

18. VAN BOSCHETTI, LOS MEDANOS (97-107-2) Years: 20 Pct: 47.5

19. HENRY WASHINGTON, L.A. SOUTHWEST (90-110-4) Years: 19 Pct: 45.0

20. MICHAEL WHITE, REEDLEY (85-126-1) Years: 22 Pct: 40.2

21. JOE KERSTING, GLENDALE, Az. (80-37-2) Years: 12 Pct: 68.3

22. MARSHALL SPERBECK, FOOTHILL (78-38-0) Years: 11 Pct: 67.2

23. PARKER DYKES, JONES, Ms. (76-40-1) Years: 11 Pct: 65.5

24. ROGER KELLY, COLL. OF SEQUOIAS (73-71-1) Years: 15 Pct: 50.6

25. TONY LEWIS, MERCED (73-73-1) Years: 14 Pct: 50.0

26. DALLAS GRIDER, BAKERSFIELD (71-17-0) Years: 8 Pct: 80.6

27. STEVE COX, CABRILLO (67-55-3) Years: 13 Pct: 54.9

28. STEVE DEPRATO, CHABOT/MODESTO (66-48-0) Years: 11 Pct: 57.8

29. CARL BEACH, CHAFFEY (60-16-0) Years: 7 Pct: 78.9

30. TONY CAVIGLIA, FRESNO/CHABOT (60-16-0) Years: 7 Pct: 78.9

31. CHUCK LAWRENCE, NAVARRO (58-62-0) Years: 11 Pct: 48.3

32. JAY MILLER, ITAWAMBA/MISS DELTA (56-37-0) Years: 10 Pct: 60.2

33. BILL MCBRIDE, ITASCA, Mn. (54-62-0) Years: 15 Pct: 46.5

34. JOHN CICUTO, GLENDALE (66-75-2) Years: 13 Pct: 46.0

NOTE:  ALL OF THE ABOVE RECORDS ARE AS OF THE START OF THE 2003 SEASON.

THE ALL-TIME JC COACHING LIST –

Franklin Ken Swearingen, EL CAMINO/SADDLEBACK - 248     

Hal Sherbeck, FULLERTON - 241

Al Baldock, TAFT/HANCOCK/SEQUOIAS/LACC/WEST HILLS - 239

*John Eliasik, HARPER - 222

* Bob MacDougall, JOLIE/DUPAGE -205

George Sekul, MISS. GULF COAST - 204

*George Rush, SAN FRANCISCO -201

Sim Coolery, JONES -187

*Bobby Franklin, NORTHWEST MISS. - 186

COACHES WHO RETIRED OR LEFT FOR OTHER VENUES - 

David Bolstorff, WALDORF, 182-148, school went to 4-year.

Larry Reisbig, LONG BEACH, 175-78-1, is now assistant A.D.

Gene Murphy, HINDS, 133-42-5, is now A.D.

Phil Martin, 131-58-9, school gave up football.

Fred Julian, GRAND RAPIDS, 128-55-1.

Ron Smedley, SAN BERNARDINO, 113-63-2; health.

Dick Ramsey, NORTH IOWA, 110-58-1.

COACHING CHANGES  -

Jerry Jaso for Larry Reisbig at LONG BEACH;  Tom Gang for John Yenney, MENDOCINO; Ken Blumenthal for Ron Smedley at SAN BERNARDINO VALLEY; Reggie Bolton for Carmen DiPoala at SANTA BARBARA; Dan Dunn for David rice at MESA;  Craig Jersild for David Wheeler at HUTCHINSON;  Mark Sartain at TRINITY VALLEY for Chuck Langston, who we believe went to a DII school as head coach;  David Poinsette at COPIAH-LINCOLN for Dave Cross; Jay Miller, former Itawamba head man, at MISSISSIPPI DELTA for Jim Southward, now with the Miss. JC Association.  Mike Smith, longtime assistant, at HINDS for Gene Murphy; Andy Greening at NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI for Bobby Hall; Tyler Sisco at NORTH IOWA for Dick Ramsey; Scott Brade for David Ward at RAINY RIVER.


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