2023 Hall of Fame


  • Harold AlbinRaytown

    Harold Albin has spent most of his life coaching and mentoring young people in the Kansas City Metro. He spent 39 years coaching and being an administrator mostly at Raytown High School. Albin coached football 28 years with 15 years as a head coach for the Bluejays. In that time, he won four conference championships, a district championship and was a state qualifier in the old pre-district playoff system. He finished his career with 77 Suburban Conference wins and was named the Cecil Patterson Missouri Coach of the Year in 1991. Albin was a founding member of the Greater Kansas City Football Coaches Association and was a past president. He was a member of the Missouri State High School Activities Association Football Advisory Committee and coached baseball, track and golf during his career. After his coaching career he went on to be the Activities Director at Raytown where he was the Kansas City and state of Missouri AD of the year in 2002. In 2006 he earned the Missouri Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association State Award of Merit in 2006. For three decades when you thought of Raytown athletics, you thought of Harold Albin. He currently lives in Raytown.

  • Fred BouchardStaley, Harrisonville

    The Gunnison, Colo. native attended Culver-Stockton College and Northwest Missouri State before beginning his coaching career as a graduate assistant for the Bearcats. He would move on to the high school ranks where he has compiled a 231-52 record in 23 years as a head coach. His time in the Kansas City Metro produced four state championships at two different schools. At Harrisonville Bouchard led the Wildcats to four straight state title games winning in Missouri Class 3 championships in 2005-2007. During a six-year period Harrisonville posted a 75-6 mark. In 2008 he helped to open Staley High School where the Falcons became instant title contenders winning the Missouri Class 5 championship in 2011, which was the first-ever football championship for the North Kansas City School District. He currently coaches at Mary Institute Country Day School in St. Louis where his teams have compiled a 30-4 record in three seasons finishing second in Missouri Class 4 in 2020. In all, Bouchard's teams have qualified for the postseason for 22 consecutive seasons. He lives in St. Louis with his wife and his son Faizol who is an assistant coach for the Missouri squad in tonight's game.

  • Tim CallaghanWashington/Wyandotte/Olathe North/Shawnee Mission West

    The Kansas City, Kan. native has been a part of high school football in the Metro for more than four decades winning a state title at Shawnee Mission West in 2012. After graduating from the University of Nebraska-Omaha in 1991 his career began at Washington High School as an assistant football and track coach. Callaghan would move on to Olathe North in 1993 for the first of two stints as an assistant coach where he helped the Eagles win five state titles in six seasons. In 1996-97 he spent a year at Wyandotte as the head track coach and defensive coordinator for the Bulldogs before returning for the second stint at Olathe North. In 2003 he took over the program at Shawnee Mission West and in short time turned it into one of the best in Kansas 6A. In 2004 the Vikings would advance to the 6A semis and then finish second in 2006. The program then earned the 6A title in 2012 which was the first won by a Shawnee Mission School District High School since West won in 1985. During his career he has been named the GKCFCA Coach of the Year, earned the Bassore Man of the Year Award and is current member of the GKCFCA board. This upcoming season he will move across the state line and take over the football program at Ruskin.

  • Rick ClarkSpring Hill

    The Chanute native went on to Pittsburg State University before starting his high school coaching career at Great Bend, Kan. He would become the head coach in Spring Hill in 1987 and would lead the Broncos until 2003. During that time he led Spring Hill into the postseason several times including a run to the Kansas Class 4A semifinals in 1990. His 40-year coaching career included stops at Wellsville, Iola, Hiawatha, Great Bend and Anderson County. Clark is also a member of the Pitt State Hall of Fame. He passed away December 1, 2016 at the age of 77.

  • Tony DudikSt. Joseph Central/St. Joseph LeBlond

    When you think of football in St. Joseph, you think of Tony Dudik. The veteran coach just completed his 45th year of coaching with 33 years at Central and 12 at LeBlond. After graduating from Missouri Western State University in 1978, he began his career at Central which would last until 2010 when he moved to LeBlond. During his career he was named the Bassore Man of the Year in 2008, News-Press Football Coach of the Year in 1995 and was inducted into the Missouri Football Coaches Hall of Fame in 2011. Dudik was also a wrestling coach at Central for 22 years earning the District 8 Wrestling Coach of the Year in 1984. He worked with over 25,000 students during his career and had more than 90 players go on to play in college and seven that would play in the NFL. Tony has been married to his loving wife Mary Ann for 45 years. She has only missed five games out of 470 varsity game opportunities.

  • Todd DunnLawson

    A native of Macon, Missouri, Dunn turned Lawson into one of the best small class schools in the Kansas City Metro during his 30-year career. He attended Missouri State University graduating in 1991. Dunn began his career at South Shelby High School in 1991 where he served as head coach from 1993-95. In 1996 he moved to Lawson where he was an assistant coach for three years. In 2000 he became the head coach as the Cardinals began a dominant period in their history. From 2000-2021 Lawson won eight KCI Conference titles, 10 district titles, advanced to the state playoffs seven times, made it to four semifinals, three title games and won a state title in 2007. Dunn was named the Missouri Class 2 Coach of the Year in 2007. The KMZU radio Coach of the Year in 2007, 2013 and 2016 along with numerous district coach of the year honors. Overall he finished his career 201-74. Dunn also has served on the board and is a past president of the GKCFCA. He lives with his wife Tammy in Lawson.

  • Greg JonesPark Hill/PH South/Odessa/Kearney/Liberty North

    Even though Greg Jones isn't a Kansas City native, he has become part of the fabric of high school football in the Metro. The veteran coach, who grew up in Waterproof, Louisiana, and came to Missouri to play at Northwest Missouri State University, made huge impacts at six different metro programs is this year's Lifetime Achievement Award winner. Jones has 24 years as a head coach earning 10 conference championships, 11 district championships, won two state championships, advanced to two more finals, four more semifinals and two more quarterfinals during his time. His first stop was as an assistant at Hutchinson, Kan. from 1993-95 before moving to Park Hill as an assistant coach in 1995-97. He took over the program at Park Hill in 1997 and then moved to the new Park Hill South in 1998. After one year in Arkansas, Jones returned to the Metro as an assistant at Raymore-Peculiar in 2003. He coached at Odessa and had winning records in both seasons with the Bulldogs. In 2006 Jones moved to Kearney where he would guide the program to 11-straight winning seasons and state championships in 2009 and 2015 and one more title game appearance in 2016. In 2017 Jones took over Liberty North and guided the Eagles to the 2021 Missouri Class 6 title game for the first time in school history. He retired after last season and is now the defensive coordinator at the University of Central Missouri. Jones' overall record is 212-71.

  • Brian LohafferMaryville/Basehor-Linwood

    Lohaffer has been making impacts in Metro football for more than 40 years and is in his fifth decade as an assistant football coach. Originally from Avoca, Iowa, he graduated from Northwest Missouri State University in 1975. His coaching career began in 1976 at Maryville where he would serve as an assistant coach and defensive coordinator until 2008. During Lohaffer's time with the Spoofhounds, he helped the team to numerous conference and district titles, three state title game appearances and the 1982 Missouri Class 2 State title. After retiring on the Missouri side he didn't stop coaching and moved to Basehor-Linwood in 2009. Lohaffer has led the Bobcats defense during one of the most successful eras of Basehor-Linwood football. During the 2013 season he suffered an ankle injury and coached the entire 2014 season on a broken ankle thinking it was just a sprain. After four different surgeries, he coached the next five seasons unable to walk confined to a golf cart or knee scooter. One year he had a fanny pack with an IV to fight off infection in his ankle. Despite this challenge he has not missed a team function or camp during this time. In 2017 he was chosen to be the Kansas Defensive Coordinator for the BeYOUnion.com Kansas vs. Missouri All-Star Game and was named the Bassore Man of the year.

  • Mark McDonaldBelton

    McDonald was a successful coach at every stop in his career. He began his coaching career at Webb City as an assistant in 1974 before becoming the head coach in 1984. He led Webb City to its first ever playoff appearance in 1985-86. In his tenure as head coach, Webb City won two conference championships, two district titles and a sectional title. His next stop was at Boonville in 1987. He took over a program that had only three wins in three seasons. In his one year at Boonville, the Pirates had a winning record of 5-4. McDonald continued his coaching career at Belton from 1988-1999. He took over a program that did not have a winning season in more than a decade. In his 12-year stint, Belton won three conference championships, five district titles, five sectional appearances and two quarter finals. He was a member of the GKCFCA executive board and coached in the Kansas vs. Missouri All-Star game as well as the Missouri Lions All-Star Game. McDonald is currently a volunteer football coach at Harrisonville High School.

  • Mike SpottsLone Jack/Grandview/Wellington-Napoleon/Fort Osage/Blue Springs/William Chrisman/Lee's Summit

    Spotts has had a long coaching career making impacts at several schools across the Metro. He has been a head coach at two schools and one of the top assistants in the Metro at his other stops. He began his career at Lone Jack in 1986 as an assistant coach. He had the same position at Grandview and Wellington-Napoleon before becoming the head coach at Wellington-Napoleon in 1994. In his two year stint at Wellington-Naopleon he was 21-3. Spotts' next stop was Fort Osage before a nine-year run at Blue Springs. He was the defensive coordinator from 2000-5 as the Wildcats would win state titles in 2001 and 2003. In 2006 he served as the head coach at William Chrisman. He has been a part of 13 playoff teams, three state championship teams and one runner-up. Spotts is one of the most respected defensive coaches in the Metro along with a reputation as being one of the best strength and conditioning coordinators on either side of the state line. He lives in Blue Springs with his wife Melissa.


Dion ClissoThe Examiner/PrepsKC

A longtime media member who has covered every high school sport during his 30 plus year career. Clisso began as a part-time sportswriter for The Examiner in Blue Springs and Independence where he was fortunate to cover dozens of state championship teams and standout area athletes. In 2002 he turned to journalism full time as the assistant sports editor and then news editor at The Examiner. In 2010 Clisso and his partner Brian Johnston started PrepsKC to bring the best high school football coverage in the country to the Kansas City Metro. The site provides scores, stories, photos, video highlights along with audio podcasts covering more than 120 high school football programs in the Kansas City Metro. He has also worked with Spectrum Sports and Sports Radio 810. He lives in Blue Springs with his wife Kate and son Henry.


Maliek CollinsCenter/Nebraska/Dallas Cowboys/Las Vegas Raiders/Houston Texans

Collins was one of the most dominant high school football players in the last decade leading Center to the Class 3 Quarterfinals in 2012. After his senior season he was named the Bobby Bell Award winner given annually by The Simone Foundation to the best small school lineman or linebacker in the Kansas City Metro. Collins then moved on to a stellar career at Nebraska where he had 14.5 tackles for loss his sophomore season. He was then drafted in the third round, 67 th overall pick, in the 2016 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys. He spent three years with the Cowboys before moving to the Las Vegas Raiders in 2020 and then the Houston Texans in 2021 where he has played in 15 games in each of the last two seasons. Collins was also a State Champion Wrestler his senior year and has donated to help fund the new weight room at Center High School.

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