Rick Jones

Among active football coaches in the state of Arkansas, Coach Rick Jones has the second-highest record of victories.  Coach Jones is an 18-time coach of the year who has led his teams to 15 victories in 23 state championships.  Over his 40-year career, he has inspired and instructed young athletes in high schools and universities in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri.  Coach Jones’ overall coaching record is an impressive 295-72.  An alumnus and former football player of Harding University, Coach Jones received his Masters in Education in 1977 and currently coaches Greenwood High School football.  His 14-year record at Greenwood is 163-24, including 7 State Championships.

It is clear that Coach Jones knows how to win.  He has developed processes for success and will show you how to implement them into your business.

  • How to define a plan and a purpose in your business
  • The necessity of processes
  • Preparation and building the foundation of victory
  • The importance of attention to detail and fine tuning successful operations

Career Highlights

2018 – River Valley Coach of the Year; American Football Coaches Association Power of Influence Award

2017 – Semper Fidelis Coach Award

2016- Positive Coaching Alliance 2016 National Double Goal Coaching Award; Inducted into Harding University Athletic Hall of Fame

2013 – Inducted to the Oklahoma High School Coaches Hall of Fame; Arkansas Democrat-Gazette State Coach of the Year

2012 – National Federation of High Schools Football Coach of the Year

Greenwood Highlights

6- State Championships (2005. 2006. 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012

7 – State Finals Appearances (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 2010, 2011, 2012

7 – State Semi-Final Appearances (2004. 2005, 2006′, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012

7 – Conference Championships (2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012