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Steve Pyne

Steve Pyne

Varsity Head Coach

Coach Pyne has been at the helm of Central Catholic since 2003 and has compiled a 172-52 (.767) record overall. During his tenure (through 2021), the Rams are 108-13 (.892) in the Mt. Hood Conference. The Rams won conference championships in 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2019 & 2021. The Rams have advanced to the state quarter-finals in 2004, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2021, the state semi-finals in 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2019 & 2021, and have appeared in the State Championship game in 2013, 2014, 2016, 2019 & 2021.  The Rams won the 6A State Championship in 2013, 2014, 2019 & 2021. 

In his time at Central Catholic, Coach Pyne has been fortunate enough to have coached ten All-Americans: Kevin Frahm ’07 (Offense / Defense Game), Myles Wade 07’ (U.S. Army Game), Brennan Scarlett ’11 (U.S. Army Game), Alex Balducci ’12 (U.S. Army Game), Connor Humphreys ’14 (U.S. Army Game), Blake Brandel ’15 (Semper Fi Game) and TJ Salu ’15 (Polynesian All-American Game), Brady Breeze ’16 (USA Football International Bowl), La’Mar Winston ’16 (USA Football International Bowl) and Malakai Salu (Polynesian All-American Game) .  

Coach Pyne was an assistant coach in the 2014 Army All-American game and an assistant coach in the 2016 USA Football International Bowl. He has been the Mt. Hood Conference Coach of the Year six times, Oregonian State Coach of the Year twice and OACA Coach of the year twice.

2021 will mark Coach Pyne’s 34th year in high school coaching in both Oregon and Idaho. Prior to coming to Central Catholic, he coached four seasons at Wilson High School compiling a 21-17 (.552) record and winning a P.I.L. championship in 2002. His career record is 193-70 (.733). He and his wife, Erica, have two children who are alumni of Central Catholic, Zach ‘16 and Allison ‘17.

Coaching Honors:

  • 2002 Portland Interscholastic League Coach of the Year

  • 2004, 2006, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014 Mt. Hood Conference Coach of the Year

  • 2013 Oregonian Coach of the year

  • 2013 & 2014 Oregon Athletic Coaches Association Coach of the Year

  • 2014 U.S. Army All-American Bowl Assistant Coach

  • 2016 USA Football International Bowl Assistant Coach

  • 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2017 Oregon 6A/5A All-Star Game Assistant Coach

  • 2014, 2015, 2016, 2021 Oregon 6A/5A All-Star Game Head Coach

Clinic Presentation

  • 2003 NFL Youth Summit (Canton, Ohio)

  • 2004 NW Arkansas Coaches Clinic (Fayetteville, Arkansas)

  • 2008, 2011, 2014 Nike Coach of the Year (Portland, Oregon)

  • 2012 University of Oregon Coaches Clinic (Eugene, Oregon)

  • 2014 Brigham Young University Coaches Clinic (Provo, Utah)

  • 2014, 2015 Northwest Sports Clinic (Seattle, Washington)

  • 2015 University of Washington Coaches Clinic (Seattle, Washington)

Articles

  • 2017 Summer American Football Monthly – Formation Flexibility