2005 All Star West Coach


Head Coach Fred Davis

Johannesburg-Lewiston Area High School


Coach Davis is a graduate of Pine River High School where he earned ten varsity letters in football, basketball and baseball. Following high school he attended Michigan State University for two years and due to the death of his father transferred to Ferris State University and graduated in 1976. For the past 29 years he has been a teacher and football coach at Johannesburg-Lewiston High School. Fred is also currently the athletic director and track coach at Johannesburg-Lewiston, a regional director for the MHSFCA and treasurer of the Ski Valley Conference.


While compiling a record of 135-79-1, Fred’s teams have qualified for the football playoffs 11 times and have won six league championships. The Cardinals were state semi-finalists in 1998.


Fred was elected to the MHSFCA Hall of Fame in 2003. He also has received four MHSFCA Regional Coach of the Year awards.


Fred’s family includes his wife of 28 years, Linda; two daughters, Angie (24), a recent graduate of Central Michigan University, and Angel (20).


“It is a great honor to be selected to coach in this game. I want to thank all the coaches and players I’ve had the privilege to work with for the past 29 years. Football has been a very important part of my life. I’ve had the opportunity to meet many great people and make wonderful friends coaching football. I am looking forward to the game and the chance to work with an outstanding group of coaches and players.”