2017 2015 2013 2011 2009 Past Champions
2007 2003 2001 1995 1989
1961 1957 1955 1953 1951

Past National Coal Combination Champions  
Year Company Team Name State Captain(s)
2017 Alden Resources LLC Alden Resources Team KY Fred Shannon
Bryan Lewis
2015 Mine Rescue Services LLC Southeast Kentucky KY Fred L. Shannon
Bryan Lewis
2013 Walter Energy Inc. JWR Blue Creek AL Ricky Lewis
Joe Tingle
2011 Patriot Coal Magnum WV Travis Lett
Britt Crouse
2009 Warrior Coal LLC Cardinal KY Kevin Vaughn
Jerry Hedgepath
2007 Peabody Energy Southern Appalachia WV Travis Lett
2005 Eastern Associated Coal Corp. Southern Appalachia WV Harvey Ferrell
2003 Energy West Mining Silver UT Gary Christensen
2001 Eastern Associated Coal Corp. Southern Appalachia WV Harvey Ferrell
Jackie Repass
Dave Blankinship
1999 Eastern Associated Coal Corp. Southern Appalachia WV Harvey Ferrell
Jackie Repass
1997 Eastern Associated Coal Corp. Coal River WV Harvey Ferrell
Nick Reeves
1995 Eastern Associated Coal Corp. Coal River WV Harvey Ferrell
Nick Reeves
1993 Eastern Associated Coal Corp. Harris WV Frank Lusk
Donald Pauley
1991 Energy West Mining Company Blue UT Jim Behling
1989 Peabody Coal Company Walhonde WV Harvey Ferrell
Nick Reeves
1987 Peabody Coal Company Eastern Division Blue KY Randy Duncan
Clarence Gilespie
1985 Emery Mining Corp. Combination UT Gary Christensen
Ray Guymon
1983 Island Creek Coal Company B Team VA McDonald Hagy
1981 Emery Mining Corp. B Team UT C. Steele
R. Guymon
1979 Emery Mining Corp. Combination UT Curtis Steele
1977 Allied Chemical Corp. Shannon Branch Mine WV W. S. Fink
1975 Pittsburgh & Midway Mining Co. Drake No. 3 Mine KY  
1961 Island Creek Coal Company Holden Division WV James Adkins
1957 United States Steel Corporation Frick District PA John Chambers
1955 Hanna Coal Company Glencastle No. 6 OH John Douglas
1953 Consolidation Coal Company Mine No. 204 KY  
1951 Hanna Coal Company Dun Glen No. 11 OH