Coach. Lyle started his coaching career at Daykin and from there moved to Glendo, Wyoming, for one year. Then it was back to the “Good Life” in Nebraska for Lyle where he took a job at Lincoln Bethany. It was here that he won his first basketball state championship in Class B in 1938. Moving then to Lincoln High, his teams repeated this feat five more times in ‘42, ‘43. ‘46. ‘58, and ‘59. He coached two perfect seasons at Lincoln High, 26-0 in 1946 and 19-0 in 1959 his last year of coaching. His basketball coaching record at Lincoln High was 283-73 which gave him an enviable .795 winning percentage. Lyle remained on the Lincoln High faculty until his retirement in 1974.