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Alabama High School Football Head Coaches

Doug Goodwin


Doug Goodwin graduated from Sylacauga High School in 1980 and Auburn University in 1984.

      Goodwin served two years as an assistant coach at Lanett High School (1985-86) before accepting a position as the head football coach and athletic director at Marion County High School in 1987 where he remained for six seasons.

      In 1993 he became the head football coach and athletic director at Lineville High School, where his teams won 59 games and played in the State Championship game in 1996 and 1998. Goodwin's 1996 Lineville team lost to rival Clay County 42-0 in the title game. The 1998 squad fell to Southern Choctaw 16-6.

      Each of his six teams qualified for the playoffs and won the region championship. He stepped down following the 1998 season and took over the football program at Demopolis.

      During his eight year tenure at Demopolis as the head football coach and athletic director (1999-2006), his teams won 82 games and the state title in 2004. Coach Goodwin's 2004 team went 15-0 and set the state record for points in a single season with 761. Each of these teams also made the playoffs at the end of the season.

      In 2007 he took over as the head football coach and athletic director at Russellville High School. During his four seasons at the school, the Golden Tigers posted a record of 46-9. Once again, each of his teams made a trip to the playoffs.

      Goodwin became the first Coach in AHSAA history to take three different schools to the state finals in 2008 with another trip to the Super Six. The 2009 Russellville team finished 12-3 and state runner-up for the second straight season. That team last to Vigor 50-30 in Auburn.

      In 2011 Goodwin accepted the head coaching position at Homewood High School. He still leads the Patriots entering the 2014 season.

      Over the course of his career his teams have made 21 playoff appearances including 19 in a row. Fourteen of those teams were area or region champions and seven times his teams advanced to the semi-finals. His 108-28 region record is among the best of all time in state high school football history.

       In 2004 Coach Goodwin was named the football Coach of the Year by the ASWA.

Known Record:  234-91-0   72.0%

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 Team   Season   Class   W/L/T   PF  PA   W/L/T   PF  PA   Region   Title  W/L/T   PF  PA 
Homewood
Homewood 2013 5A9-34801241-15628R4#7-037534
Homewood 2012 5A9-24681520-12427R4#7-034965
Homewood 2011 6A5-5192177R62-592150
 3 Years23-1011401771-2805516-5816249
    
Russellville
Russellville 2010 5A11-24671872-18357R8#7-028761
Russellville 2009 5A12-34141664-113854R86-121567
Russellville 2008 5A13-24782494-1119112R86-1271103
Russellville 2007 5A10-23621901-14947R86-121481
 4 Years46-9172121811-438927025-3987312
    
Demopolis
Demopolis 2006 5A8-33671610-1719R35-2228130
Demopolis 2005 4A12-1561632-110431R4#7-032426
Demopolis 2004 4A15-0761915-018443R4#7-040941
Demopolis 2003 4A13-15031093-17762R4#7-028826
Demopolis 2002 4A13-15561773-19770R4#7-035688
Demopolis 2001 5A6-53132200-1635R44-3209124
Demopolis 2000 5A8-32722530-11434R45-2176167
Demopolis 1999 5A7-42672150-1731R7#3-011661
 8 Years82-18360022113-749632545-72106663
    
Lineville
Lineville 1998 2A14-15661434-119354R9#3-012335
Lineville 1997 2A10-24181381-13121R9#3-012927
Lineville 1996 2A13-23411944-110981R9#3-011451
Lineville 1995 2A9-42981222-17334R7#3-01066
Lineville 1994 2A9-32791421-13517R7#3-012628
Lineville 1993 3A4-51471740-12128R5#2-03426
 6 Years59-17204920312-646223517-0632173
    
Marion County
Marion County 1992 1A5-5185170R121-22469
Marion County 1991 2A4-71242210-1030R102-13433
Marion County 1990 2A5-5188176R101-26161
Marion County 1989 2A5-598218R101-23484
Marion County 1988 2A1-948285R100-32589
Marion County 1987 2A4-6115188R140-32677
 6 Years24-377582230-10305-13204413
    
TOTALS
 27 Years234-919268470537-201427915108-2847451810

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