Steve Lineweaver 2019 Sports Hall of Fame Inductee
Watch Steve's Acceptance Speech
Coach Steve Lineweaver built up an impressive résumé in his 47 years of coaching, including four state championships and a 258-43 record, which is one of the highest career winning percentages in the history of Texas high school football.
From 1975 to 1985 Steve was the Head Sophomore Football Coach at Trinity High School with a 74-3-1 record the last eight years, including 44 consecutive wins.
In 2002-2014, Steve took the reign as Trinity High School Head Football Coach where his record was 176-29 including 43-12 record in the play-offs.
Trinity High School teams won 10 or more games in each of his last 11 seasons. Lineweaver led Trinity to a 74-3-1 record his last eight years coaching, including 44 consecutive wins.
Trinity became a football powerhouse under Lineweaver’s leadership and was nationally ranked.
Coach Lineweaver had more than 100 Trinity football players who received full four-year scholarships in the past ten years. The Trinity High School Football Program has been featured in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, national Gatorade commercials, andin the Madden football video games.
And even though Lineweaver never taught an academic class, he was voted Teacher of the Year at both Commerce High School and Trinity High School.
In addition to his football and Teacher of the Year awards, Lineweaver received the 2015 Hurst-Euless-Bedford Chamber of Commerce Community Service Award and in 2016 was Six Stones Catalyst of Hope winner. Even though he has retired from coaching, Coach Lineweaver continues to be an important part of the HEB community through weekly projects at 6 Stones, a faith-based community service organization. In addition, he assists the HEB ISD Athletic Department in the hiring and mentoring of junior high coaches each spring.
Coach Lineweaver says his family has also been an integral part of his success. Steve and his wife Melinda have four children: Aaron, Lindsey, Wyatt, and Jenna. They also have six wonderful grandchildren: Mack, Lane, Ashlyn, Gunnar, Julia and Hendrix.