Allan Trimble To Be Inducted in National High School Hall of Fame
Forever a legend.
Allan Trimble will be inducted into the National High School Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2023. The most successful high school football coach in the history of Oklahoma will take his rightful place among the giants of prep athletics. From 1996-2018, Trimble guided the Trojans to 13 state championships and posted an overall record of 252-43. He is a member of the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame and the Oklahoma Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Trimble was also recognized as the Sporting News National Coach of the Year, Russell Athletic National Coach of the Year, and "Most Caring Coach" by USA Today.
In 2016, Trimble was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. He continued to coach through the 2017 season and retired in April of 2018. He devoted his final years to the Trimble Strong Foundation, a non-profit organization created to transform lives in the Jenks community and around the world. Trimble passed away on December 1, 2019 at the age of 56.
Coach Trimble, along with 11 other honorees, will be inducted in a ceremony on July 1 in Seattle, Washington.
Read the full press release from the National Federation of State High School Associations.