HOF Coach Profile: Olathe East's Jeff Meyers 8/11

Jeff Meyers

By Dion Clisso PrepsKC Managing Editor
Posted: August 13, 2018 - 9:31 AM



An Olathe native, Meyers returned to the district after graduating from Kansas State University in 1981. He spent 31 of the next 32 years in the district as an assistant at Olathe North.

In 1991 he became the first head coach at the new Olathe East High School. Over the next 23 years he led the Hawks to a 163-74 record that included six conference championships, seven district titles, 17 trips to the playoffs and one trip to the Kansas 6A title game.

He currently is an assistant at William Chrisman High School and helped lead that program to its best regular season record in school history in 2016.

Meyers has also been a member of the GKCFCA executive board and was named the Chiefs Coach of the Year in 2002. He also served as the mayor of Shawnee, Kansas from 2003-2014.