Head Coach Randy Trivers completed his seventh year of coaching at Gonzaga during the 2020-21 school year. Trivers was named the USA Today 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.
The 2021 Spring season was one to remember for Gonzaga Football. The Eagles finished 5-0 by defeating DeMatha, Good Counsel, St. Mary's Ryken, Avalon, and St. John's. After preparing for 13 months amidst health restrictions and various challenges, the Eagles were able to stay together and stay healthy throughout the abbreviated season. The program also competed in four developmental games during the spring, going 3-1 in those games. 19 Class of 2021 Eagles were honored before the 99th Game versus St. John's on April 15. Senior linebacker Trey Jamison (Navy) was named DC Gatorade Player of the Year and DC Touchdown Club Player of the Year. Senior defensive back Kye Holmes (James Madison) was honored as the Maus Collins MVP at the banquet celebration on May 16 as voted by his teammates.
The 133rd Season of football on Eye Street will take place this fall. Look forward to the 100th Game of the Oldest Catholic High School Football Rivalry in the Nation vs St. John's! The game will take place on Buchanan Field on Friday, November 5.
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.