Don Cumpton

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2010 Sherwood Award Winner

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  • Graduated from Bovina High School- 1963
  • Graduated WTSU- 1967
  • Assistant Coach- 1967-1969 Tulia High School
  • Assistant Football Coach- 1974-1975 Sanford Fritch High School
  • Head Football Coach- Athletic Director- 1976-1977 Muleshoe High School
  • Head Football Coach- Athletic Director- 1978-1982 Hereford High School
  • Head Football Coach- 1983-1985 Abilene High School
  • Head Football Coach- Athletic Director- 1986-1990 Hereford High School
  • Assistant Superintendent- Hereford ISD- 1991-1996
  • Executive Director- Hereford Economic Development Corporation- 1998-2006
  • 1975- Sanford Fritch High School- AA Regional Finals, Record 8-4
  • 1977- Muleshoe High School- AAA District Co-Champs, 9-1
  • 1981- Hereford High School- AAAAA State Semi-Finals, 13-1
  • 1986- Hereford High School- AAAA State Semi-Finals, 12-2
  • 1988- Hereford High School- AAAA Area Finals, 9-2-1
  • 1989- Hereford High School- AAAA Bi-District, 8-3
  • 1990- Hereford High School- AAAA Area Finals, 5-4-2
  • Overall Won-Loss Record 115-61-6
  • Amarillo Globe News Coach of the Decade 1980s
  • Panhandle Sports Hall of Fame Coach of the Year 1981
  • THSCA Director 1980-1982
  • WTSU Alumni Coach of the Year 1981
  • SWOA Sportsmanship Award 1986
  • Married to Linda for 40 years – 2 sons: Brent (deceased), David, Age 36