Richmond Madison High School, Elizabethtown High School, 1962-1978
In his sixteen years of coaching, Coach Vencill had the distinct privilege of taking two different schools to the final game of the KHSAA State Tournament. In 1969 and 1970, his Richmond Madison Purples made the trip with the 1970 team losing in the finals to Male 70-69. With his return back to Elizabethtown, Coach Vencil guided the Panthers to three Sweet Sixteen appearances; 1972, 1975, 1978. His teams won over 300 games, and he was named Kentucky’s Coach of the Year 3 times.