Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Athletic Hall of Fame

Cecil Devine

Cecil Devine spent ten years as a coach at SWOSU, serving as both the head baseball coach and an assistant for the Bulldog football team from 1967-77. While at SWOSU, he coached the offensive line for SWOSU football and served as the recruiting coordinator. The Bulldogs were Oklahoma Collegiate Conference champions nine out of his ten years on staff and shared the conference crown one season. Devine was also the head baseball coach for eight seasons, which included leading the 1972 team to a District 9 Championship and qualifying for the College World Series, where the Bulldogs finished third in the country. After leaving SWOSU, Devine spent 16 years coaching high school basketball in Oklahoma and he served as the Director of Officials & Football Operations for the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association (OSSAA) for 15 years.