WT Woodson High School Alumni GO CAVALIERS!
Hall of Fame Bio.
Paul 'Red' Jenkins 1962-1997 Basketball Coach
Red Jenkins, the first basketball head coach at Woodson,coached the Cavaliers to 538 victories during his 35 years (1962–1997) with the school. With an overall record of 615-290, Red currently is ranked fourth in VHSL history on the list of victories for coaches. During his career at Woodson, Red led the Cavaliers to more than 20 District and other titles, including the Beachball Classic, a prestigious national high school tournament. More than 80 of the players Red coached went on to play college basketball and two of his players were selected Parade and McDonald’s All American. Red is the only high school coach to coach in and win all of the major all-star games, including the East-West All American, Capital Classic, Dapper Dan and Derby Festival. In addition, Red led a team of US all-stars to a victory against the touring Russian Junior Olympic team. Over the years, Red has lectured at basketball clinics in over twenty states, Mexico and Puerto Rico.