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In 2014, there was the first sign of a problem.

Before a ride on his motorcycle, Allan Trimble’s left hand wouldn’t function as he attempted the simplest of actions — the insertion of the key into the ignition switch. He couldn’t get the tip of his thumb and the tip of his index finger to come together and grip the key.

“It’s something you do a million times and you don’t even think about it, b...

Faith, Family, Academics and Football.  A must read interview with Coach Trimble by Community Spirit Magazine, August 2016

.... When asked why he has decided to continue coaching, he explained, “Should I walk away from his platform? Right now, I have a unique sphere of influence that I simply can’t walk away from. My energy level is high and I can’t wait for the new season.”.....

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August 3, 2016

The outpouring of thoughts and prayers of support for Coach Trimble and his family continue to be overwhelming. For those wanting to make a donation to Coach Trimble and his family, a Trimble Strong online donation link is now available. Donations can also be made at any Arvest Bank. Click the Donate Now button for additional donation and fundraising information. 

You know all championship teams have the ability to overcome adversity in tough times. No one is immune to it, no team is immune to it, no person is immune to it.  In fact we can all expect challenges in life or in our football season. And one thing great teams have is that confidence and that hope and that faith that when tough times do come they can rally together and they can make their wa...

July 26, 2016

“I believe you have ALS” were the words from my specialist on June 27th, 2016. “It’s highly probable.”  I think everything else my doctor said the next few minutes sounded like Charlie Brown’s teacher “wa-wa-wa-wawawa” if you know what I mean. 

Wow, what a bombshell. What a gut punch. What a tough report.  All I could think of at the time was the massive burden this disease was going to p...

July 26, 2016

From John Moss, KTUL Channel 8, Monday July 25th at 10:00, the first part, of a two part conversation with Jenks Trojans football coach - & my friend - Allan Trimble. You'll be amazed at his positive outlook on life despite his fight against ALS. Intro Video Link

Part 1 Video Link  

Part one of my talk with Allan Trimble. His positive outlook on life despite a diagnosis of ALS is...

July 23, 2016

Dear Jenks Trojans Family and Friends,

Some of you may be aware of the challenges that I have had with my health the last couple of seasons. I have undergone a number of examinations and tests, visited with several great doctors, and even had a couple of surgeries only to continue to have progressive and peculiar symptoms continue. This process of elimination and more specialized testing has f...

ROGERS, Ark. — Allan Trimble walked up and down the sideline during the Southwest Elite 7-on-7 Showcase earlier this month, shouting out directions and encouragement to his Jenks (Okla.) High players like nothing was wrong.

“Even though he doesn’t act like it,” said Jenks senior and Arkansas commit Jordon Curtis, “We still know that it’s there.”

Trimble — whose record 13 state championships in...

July 22, 2016

Coach Trimble and staff conducting their annual youth football camp, a long standing tradition. We want to mentor young men to achieve their highest potential in all areas of their lives. I want young men to leave the program better people than they were when they joined the program.

July 18, 2016

(Left to Right) John E. Hoover of 107.9 "The Franchise", KTUL Sports Director John Moss, Broken Arrow head football coach David Alexander, Booker T. Washington head football coach Brad Calip, and Bixby head football coach Loren Montgomery - Click Photo for video.

The local sports community was collectively shocked upon hearing the news earlier this month regarding Jenks head football coach All...

July 15, 2016

He's one of the most successful high school football coaches in the state but he now faces one of his toughest opponents. Jenks High School Coach Allan Trimble recently diagnosed with ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease. Coach Trimble talked about ALS with LeAnne Taylor on 6 In The Morning. Video Link

July 15, 2016

Jenks High School head football coach Allan Trimble made public last week that he has been diagnosed with ALS – amyotrophic lateral sclerosis – also commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. With his announcement has come an outpouring of support, not only from those within the Jenks Trojans football family, but throughout the entire region.

We may know now why a month ago Trimble announced his...

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