Jefferson head coach T. McFerrin is carried onto the field by Jordan Tyler (left) and Conner Nations.
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List: Coaches who won region titles at three or more schools

Franklin Stephens of McEachern became the ninth coach in GHSA history to win a region title at four schools. Below is a list of those who have won region titles at three or more schools. Note that Jason Strickland, who succeeded Stephens at Ware County this season, can join Stephens this week if Ware beats Wayne County for the Region 1-AAAAA championship.

Seven 

*T. McFerrin (Lithonia, Forest Park, Peachtree, Tucker, Elbert County, South Gwinnett, Jefferson) 

Four 

*Jeff Herron (Oconee County, Camden County, Prince Avenue, Grayson) 

*Mike Hodges (Miller County, West Rome, Thomasville, Cairo) 

*Jim Lofton (Dykes, Jefferson, East Hall, GAC) 

*Dexter Poss (North Habersham, Claxton, Warren County, Evans) 

*Franklin Stephens (Tucker, Lamar County, Ware County, McEachern) 

*Rodney Walker (West Rome, Stephens County, Peach County, Sandy Creek) 

*Luther Welsh (Dougherty, Thomson, Camden County, Screven County) 

*Charlie Winslette (Statesboro, West Rome, Greene-Taliaferro, Stephens County) 

Three 

*Charlie Brake (Warrenton, Morgan County, Westminster) 

*Hale Burnette (Warren County, Washington-Wilkes, Oconee County) 

*Coley Cassedy (Richmond Academy, Westside-Augusta, Evans) 

*Wayman Creel (Northside-Atlanta, Lakeside-Atlanta, Westminster) 

*Sid Fritts (Vidalia, Rome, Elbert County) 

*French Johnson (Rockmart, Marietta, Chamblee) 

*Jack Miller (Screven County, Clarkston, Southwest DeKalb) 

*Dan Ragle (Baker, Americus, Ware County) 

*Robby Robinson (Metter, McIntosh County Academy, Washington-Wilkes) 

*Jason Strickland (Lamar County, Fitzgerald, Pierce County) 

*Rayvan Teague (LaFayette, Swainsboro, Carrollton) 

*Bud Theodocion (Dykes, Northside-Atlanta, Morrow) 

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