ALFCA » Lifetime Achievement Awards

     When Harold Clark took over the Vigor football program in 1974, it was in disarray.  The Wolves had won only 7 games in 3 seasons and he took over knowing that the task of bringing this school together would be great.  His first team would be 0-10 and score only 35 points, but gradually he ...
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Terry Burt (left) receives the Lifetime Achievement from ALFCA Board Member Jackie O'NealIf you were a high school football coach in this state in the 1970’s and you were looking to pad your schedule with an easy win, when you came across the name Elmore County you just kept on looking. Because in ...
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     If one person was ever responsible for establishing a high school football tradition it is Duane Webster at Reeltown High School.  Born June 18, 1931, Duane attended Reeltown from 1943-48 before graduating the next year at Tallassee.  He served in the Korean War for three years and then at ...
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     When the name Jerry Partridge comes up in football conversations around the Birmingham area you can be sure that one word will soon follow: Respect. For no coach who ever wore a whistle in or around the city was more respected than Jerry Partridge. He was respected because he took on the tou ...
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Lee Holladay – 2010 ALFCA Lifetime Achievement Award
     A servant is one who is devoted to a cause or a group of people. For the last 49 years Lee Holladay has been a servant of the game of football in the state of Alabama…devoted to his players, coaches, communities and the game itself    He was born April 6, 1937 in Selma, Al. He graduate ...
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A lifetime achievement award honors a person for their body of work throughout their life.  In the case of Tandy Geralds, it also extends to his influence on the lifetimes of many of the players coaches and others he touched in a 27 year career. For in addition to being a great coach, he was a man ...
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     Most successful football coaches have special gifts that they utilize to their advantage.  Some coaches are outstanding defensive coaches, some great play callers. Wayne Trawick could always coach. Proof of that are his 298 victories. But his special gift was his ability to build a team of ...
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     If you look up “coach” in the dictionary, and they have a picture, its bound to look like Spence McCracken. His name just sounds like a coach.  And he certainly had the voice of a coach. Although he had a tough exterior, he has always been about what was inside. He always had a big hear ...
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     Jim Chafin was a builder.  It seems that everywhere he went he started something new and moved it forward quickly to the head of the line. He was also one of the most recognizable names in Alabama High school football in the late 60’s and early 70’s.  His Robert E. Lee teams were the m ...
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