Beloved American Permian coach Gary Gaines dies at 73
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Gary Gaines was an American football coach. Gaines was the head coach of the 1988 Permian High School football team, featured in the HG Bissinger book Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team and a Dream and the 2004 feature film Friday Night Lights starring Billy Bob Thornton.
Legendary coach Gary Gaines has died at the age of 73
Gaines coached the Panthers to a state title and national title in 1989, a season chronicled in a book and movie the following year. His family released a statement, “After a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease, the family of coach Gary Gaines has announced his peaceful passing this afternoon.
Plans for the memorial will be announced in the coming days. Thank you for remembering our family in your thoughts and prayers.” Coach Gaines is survived by his wife Sharon Gaines and children Bradley Gaines and Nicole Gaines Strader.
Gary’s age, family, early life
Gary Gaines was born on May 4, 1949 (age 73) in Crane, Texas. He holds American nationality and is of Caucasian ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Taurus.
We do not have much detailed information about his family. Verified information on the Gary Gaines family will be provided later.
Who was the wife of Gary Gaines? What about his children?
Gary Gaines was married to Sharon Gaines and the couple had two children and five grandchildren.
Explore the career of Gary Gaines, What is his profession?
Gary Gaines Gaines spent 30 seasons coaching numerous high schools in West Texas. His career began at Fort Stockton High School in 1971, followed by five years at Monahans High School. He got his first head coaching job at Petersburg High School in 1977.
He would go on to serve as head coach at Denver City High School (1978), Amarillo Tascosa High School (1982), Monahans (1983-1985), Abilene High School (1994-1995) and San Angelo Central High School (1996-). 1999). (1996-1999). After the 1989 season, Gaines took his first collegiate coaching job, being named linebackers coach at Texas Tech University under head coach Spike Dykes.
(Dykes was the head coach at Permian rival Midland Lee High School while Gaines was an assistant at Permian in the early 1980s, in his five seasons at Tech, the Red Raiders had a 27-30 record and appeared in two bowl games, including the 1995 Cotton Bowl Classic. After the 1994 season , Gaines left Texas Tech to become the head coach at Abilene High School.
In 2005, Gaines moved on to serve as the athletic director for the Ector County Independent School System, of which Permian High School is a member. In 2007, he assumed the position of Athletic Director for the Lubbock Independent School District. Gaines was also a public speaker. Speaking to high schools and universities across the country, Gaines shared insights about teamwork, leadership, winning and success on and off the field.
What is the net worth of Gary Gaines?
Gary Gaines net worth has not yet been investigated in detail.
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What school and college did he go to?
However, the name of the school Gary Gaines studied and the subject he studied are not known.
Is he available on any social media platform?
Unfortunately, Gary Gaines doesn’t seem to be available on social media.
Physical Appearance of Gary Gaines Height, Weight
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