Coach Eddy Peach served as Head Football Coach and Athletic Coordinator at Lamar High School from 1970 to 2010.
Coach Peach had a long list of accomplishments during his 40-year tenure at Lamar:
· Football record 316-126-7
· 1970-1980 Coach of the Decade
· Regular season record 48-1 (1988-1993)
· 1988-2000- His teams had 13 consecutive playoff appearances
· 1990 State Finalist
· 1990’s 3rd best 5a record in the State (102-20-1)
· 1994 Coach of the Year
· 1994 Denius UIL Award winner
· 1994 Region lll Nominee for North All- Star Coach
· 1996 North All-Star Coach
· 2000, 2003 State Semi- Finalist
· 2002 State Quarter Finalist
· 2008 First Texas high school coach to win 300 games at the top classification in Texas
· 2010 Fort Worth Officials Association Lifetime Award
· 2016 Arlington ISD Schools opened the Eddy and Debbie Peach Elementary School
· National Football Foundation Gridiron Club of Dallas Legends Award
· 2016 THSC Hall of Honor
· 2017 Texas High School Football Hall of Fame
· 2017 Arlington Independent School District Hall of Honor
· He coached his team to the playoffs 19 times
· 16 district championships
· 15 time winner –District Coach of the Year
Above all the accolades and awards Eddy Peach received, the greatest treasure in his life was his family.
Awarded to One Male and One Female
$2,000 per recipient
CRITERIA FOR NOMINATION:
1. Demonstrated high academics
2. Participated in Fine Arts
3. Service Accomplishments
4. Strong leadership potential
Or checks can be made payable to Arlington Athletics Hall of Honor Foundation.
Please note Eddy Peach Scholarship or Rusty Ward Scholarship.
PO Box 154109
Irving, Texas 75015
Our sincere thanks!
The Arlington Athletic Hall of Honor Foundation is an IRS 501c3 non-profit organization. Your donations to the Hall of Honor Foundation & Eddy Peach and Rusty Ward Memorial Scholarships are tax deductible. Thank you!