Warren Goodling is the winningest coach in the history of Hempfield High School boys’ basketball.
Goodling directed the Black Knights from 1986 to 2010, compiling a career record of 452-205. That ranks him second on the Lancaster-Lebanon League all-time wins list for boys hoops. Adding his 33 victories at Northeastern (York), he has 485 high school coaching victories.
Under Goodling, Hempfield won the L-L League Section title five times -- 1994-95, 1996-97, 1998-99, 2008-09, 2009-10.
The Knights won the L-L League titles five times as well in 1992, 1995, 1999, 2000 and 2010.
Other highlights during his tenure were:
- Eight L-L League Coach of the Year Awards
- 20 consecutive winning seasons
- 23 post-season appearances
- 18 straight District 3 tournament appearances:
- Two 29-game winning streaks (1998-99) and (2009-10)
- Three L-L League Sportsmanship Awards (2007, 2008, 2009)
- Produced 42 college players, including three at the NCAA Division I level, and 16 L-L League first-team all-stars.
He still plays competitive basketball in the Masters Basketball Association as a member of the Lancaster Warriors. In 2018 he was recruited to the USA national 65-plus team that won the MBA’s 2019 World Championships in Espo, Finland.