Mike Lashley and Keith Francik Will Enter National Hall of Fame
The National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA) has announced its Hall of Fame inductees from Wyoming for the Class of 2020.
Congratulations to Mike Lashley from Lingle-Fort Laramie and Keith Francik of Cody. They will be inducted into the NHSACA Hall of Fame during their annual national convention in Lincoln, NE July 20-23, 2020.
The following is courtesy of a release from the Wyoming Coaches Association (WCA).
Following a 39-year coaching career in Lingle-Ft. Laramie that began in 1990, Coach Lashley is most deserving of this honor. While he is noted for his successes in volleyball and track, he also coached basketball and wrestling. As a volleyball coach, he has won 5 Conference championships and 3 regional titles and was State runners-up twice. In track, he has earned 13 State Championships, 5 State runners-up, 17 Conference titles, and 17 Regional championships. Mike was named Wyoming Coaches Association (WCA) Coach of the Year 6 times and Conference coach of the year 10 times during his career. He has been an active member of both the Wyoming Coaches Association and the Wyoming High School Athletic Association. In 2013, Coach Lashley was inducted into the WCA Hall of Fame. The WCA wishes to congratulate Mike on his outstanding contributions to Wyoming athletics and wishes him continued success as he coaches and leads the young people of Wyoming.
Keith began his coaching career in 1969 and coached at Urbandale High School in Urbandale, Iowa, Worland High School in Worland, Wyoming, and Cody High School in Cody, Wyoming. Noted for his success in volleyball, Keith had an overall record of 375 wins and 154 losses, including 4 Regional championships, 2 State runner-up titles, and 5 State championships. During his coaching career, Keith was named WCA Volleyball Coach of the Year 6 times, Conference Volleyball Coach of the Year 5 times, and Region 7 National High School Volleyball Coach of the Year 2 times. He has been an active member of both the Wyoming Coaches Association and the Wyoming Coaches Association Hall of Fame Board of Directors. In 1998, Coach Francik was inducted into the WCA Hall of Fame. WCA wishes to congratulate Keith on his outstanding contributions to Wyoming athletics and wishes him continued success as he coaches and leads the young people of Wyoming.