Head Coach Randy Trivers completed his sixth year of coaching at Gonzaga in 2019. Trivers was named the USA Today's National and Washington DC Coach of the Year in 2018 as well as WCAC Coach of the Year and USA Today’s Washington DC Coach of the Year in 2015.
2019 was another strong year for Gonzaga Football. The Eagles finished 8-3 and reached the WCAC Semifinals for the fifth straight season. Highlights included a win over DeMatha in front of a great crowd on Reunion Weekend; a come- from-behind win over two-time national champion Don Bosco Prep; and a dominant win over rival Georgetown Prep in the 17th annual and final Jesuit Gridiron Classic. Twenty-two Eagles were named to All-WCAC teams, and nine were named to All-Met teams. Junior quarterback Caleb Williams was named WCAC Offensive Player of the Year for the second straight year, and senior lineman Luke Petitbon was an Under Armour All-American.
Coach Trivers has been coaching football for 22 years, including 15 years as head coach of three different football programs. He was the first coach in the history of Northwest High School in Germantown, Maryland, where in nine seasons he led the team to five Division Championships, three Regional Championships, and one State Championship. He was also the Head Coach at Leesburg High School in Leesburg, Florida, for four seasons where he led the team to four straight winning seasons, two state playoff appearances, and its first home playoff win and District Championship since 1969.
In recent years, Coach Trivers has led the Eagles to a 29-8 record in three seasons including back-to-back DCSAA State Championship Titles.
Coach Trivers attended the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, where he played running back and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a concentration in African American Studies. After college, he earned a Masters degree in Education at the University of Maryland, College Park. A member of Gonzaga’s English Department, Trivers teaches Classic Literature and African American Literature. He and his wife, Amanda, have two sons, Rex and Rhys.