MBCA Wins Club

The Missouri Basketball Coaches Association celebrates the accomplishments of some of the finest coaches in the nation.  

We would like to recognize those coaches who have achieved success through longevity and victory in their sport.  Although we coaches realize that “wins” alone do not measure success, it is a quantitative way that the association can give recognition to those coaches who have established “winning” traditions at the high school’s at which they have coached.


1000 Victory Coaches

Coach's Name Wins Losses Coached at
Gene Bess 1550  

Three Rivers, Lesterville, Anniston, Oran HS

Gene Bess 1300 416

Three Rivers Community College

Claude Sampson 1253 289

Northeast Nodaway (b/g)

Bob Roberts 1020 555

Cairo (B,G), Linn Co, Atlanta, Northeast

Bud Lathrop 1011 343

KC East Christian, Raytown South, Fulton, Mound City