Southland Coach of the Year

List of Southland Coach of the Year winners

The Southland Conference has awarded Southland Coach of the Year honors every season since 1965-66 (except for 1971 & 1972). The coach who has won the award the most times (four) is former Northeast Louisiana head coach Mike ViningStephen F. Austin is the two program with the most awards (seven), followed by Louisiana Tech and Nicholls (six each). See also: Southland Player of the Year

Year Coach School
1966 Bob Polk Trinity
1967 Marvin Speight Arkansas State
1968 Dee Nutt Abilene Christian
1969 Jack Martin Lamar
1970 Jack Martin (2) Lamar (2)
1971-72 none
1973 Beryl Shipley Southwestern Louisiana
1974 John Rose Arkansas State (2)
1975 Emmett Hendricks Louisiana Tech
1976 Emmett Hendricks (2) Louisiana Tech (2)
1977 Jim Hatfield Southwestern Louisiana (2)
1978 Billy Tubbs Lamar (3)
1979 J. D. Barnett Louisiana Tech (3)
1980 Billy Tubbs (2) Lamar (4)
1981 Bob LeGrand Texas-Arlington
1982 Bobby Paschal Southwestern Louisiana (3)
1983 Andy Russo Louisiana Tech (4)
1984 Pat Foster Lamar (5)
1985 Andy Russo (2) Louisiana Tech (5)
1986 Mike Vining Northeast Louisiana
1987 Tommy Joe Eagles Louisiana Tech (6)
1988 Jimmy Gales North Texas
1989 Jimmy Gales (2) North Texas (2)
1990 Mike Vining (2) Northeast Louisiana (2)
1991 Ned Fowler Stephen F. Austin
1992 Rickey Broussard Nicholls State
1993 Mike Vining (3) Northeast Louisiana (3)
1994 Jim Wooldridge Texas State
1995 Rickey Broussard (2) Nicholls State (2)
1996 Mike Vining (4) Northeast Louisiana (4)
1997 Mike Miller Texas State (2)
1998 Rickey Broussard (3) Nicholls State (3)
1999 Tim Carter UTSA
2000 Bob Marlin Sam Houston State
2001 Ron Everhart McNeese State
2002 Tic Price McNeese State (2)
2003 Bob Marlin (2) Sam Houston State (2)
2004 Billy Kennedy Southeastern Louisiana
2005 Mike McConathy Northwestern State
2006 Mike McConathy (2) Northwestern State (2)
2007 Ronnie Arrow Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
2008 Danny Kaspar Stephen F. Austin (2)
2009 J.P. Piper Nicholls State (4)
2010 Bob Marlin (3) Sam Houston State (3)
2011 Dave Simmons McNeese State (3)
2012 Scott Cross Texas-Arlington (2)
2013 Danny Kaspar (2) Stephen F. Austin (3)
2014 Brad Underwood Stephen F. Austin (4)
2015 Brad Underwood (2) Stephen F. Austin (5)
2016 Brad Underwood (3) Stephen F. Austin (6)
2017 Mark Slessinger New Orleans
2018 Richie Riley Nicholls State (5)
2019 Joe Golding Abilene Christian (2)
2020 Kyle Keller Stephen F. Austin (7)
2021 Austin Claunch Nicholls (6)
2022 David Kiefer Southeastern Louisiana (2)
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