Richard Lemler

Coach Richard Lemler

Coach Richard Lemler began his career at Edmond Junior High in 1966.

Coach came to Purcell in 1969.

His coaching responsibilities were the offensive line and linebackers.

Coach stayed in Purcell for four years and in his final year as a Dragon Purcell won its only football State Championship.

From Purcell coach went to Cardondale, CO where he coached another State Championship team.

Coach spent some time at Tulsa Union before moving to Stillwater where he coached for 26 years.

After Stillwater, coach went to Lewisville, TX for three years.

Coach Lemler coached in the Oklahoma All-State games in both football and wrestling. He was also inducted into the Oklahoma Coaches Hall of Fame.

But coach will always be a Dragon because once a Dragon always a Dragon.