The PVILCA is a nonprofit -- 501(c)(3)  -- whose purpose is to:

  • Preserve the past and remember the glory years of the Prairie View Interscholastic League, which existed from 1920 to 1970, and instill
    personal pride and self-esteem  by increasing the cultural awareness of the PVIL heritage.
  • Identify former PVIL coaches inducted into the Texas High School Coaches Association Hall of Honor.
  • Develop a museum to house the PVIL memorabilia.

The goals and objectives of the corporation are to:

  • Seek PVILCA memberships from young male and female coaches.
  • Acquire University Interscholastic League (UIL) sanction and recognition of all individual athletic, school, and coaching records from the
    PVIL in baseball, basketball, football, swimming, tennis, and track and field.
Prairie View Interscholastic League Coaches Association
           "Remembering the Past With Pride"

PVILCA Board of Directors

Robert Brown, Chairman of the Board – Houston
Lewis Ritcherson II – Cluster I, Fort Worth
Leroy Bookman, Jr. III -- Cluster II, Austin
James Clint Williams – Cluster III, San Antonio
Charles Herbert – At Large Position A, Houston
"Big Hamp" Leon Hamilton – At Large Position B, Dallas


Management Staff Officers

Ed Roby, Executive Director – Austin
“Big Hamp” Hamilton, Asst. Executive Director – Dallas
Roland Hayes, Historian – Austin
Thomas "Tom" Valley, Secretary -- Houston
Don James, Newsletter Editor -- Houston
Dr. Johnny E. Brown, Consultant -- Port Arthur
Dana Barnes, Asst. Executive Director -- San Antonio
Cleve Freeman, Jr., Consultant
Beverly Day Humphrey, Consultant -- Lancaster
Brannen G. Temple, Consultant – Austin
Tanuya Worthy, Treasurer -- Port Arthur
Johnny E. Brown
Thomas Valley
Beverly Day Humphrey
Dana Barnes
Robert Brown
Don James
Cleve Freeman, Jr.
"Big Hamp" Leon Hamilton
Lewis Ritcherson II
Ed Roby
Roland Hayes
Brannen Temple
Slide Show
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Charles Herbert
Clint Williams
Leroy Bookman, Jr. III
Tanuya Worthy