Bob Haley

Bob Haley ( Teacher / Coach 1964-92 )

A graduate of Okmulgee High School and Northeastern Oklahoma State in Tahlequah

Bob is one of the most decorated and respected High School Track Coaches and Junior High Football Coaches in the history of Oklahoma sports

Head Track Coach at Purcell High School ( 1964 - 1992 )

Coached four State Track Championship teams at Purcell ( 1975 / 1976 / 1980 / 1985 ) and one Track State Runner-Up team ( 1978 )

Head Purcell Junior High Football Coach ( 1964 - 1983 )

Assistant High School Football Coach 1972 Purcell State Championship Team

Assistant High School Basketball Coach 1974 Purcell State Championship Team

A member of the Oklahoma Coaches Association Hall of Fame - 1993

Member of the Oklahoma Track Coaches Association Hall of Fame

The Bob Haley Track & Field Complex in Purcell was named in his honor in 1985

Is still recognized, along with Jesse " Hubba" Green and and Eddie Peacock, as one of the three men that forever changed the fortunes of the PHS Boys' Track Program

Beloved by his former students for being a caring and dedicated history teacher in the classroom

A wonderful teacher and friend / a fantastic coach / and a great supporter of all Purcell athletics

1983 Oklahoman Article on Coach Haley

Oklahoma Track Coaches Hall of Fame

Coach Haley passed away in January, 2012