|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1962–1963||Linn HS (KS)|
|1964–1966||Herington HS (KS)|
|1967–1968||Dodge City CC|
|Head coaching record|
4–14–1 (junior college)
|Accomplishments and honors|
|Kansas Coaches and Officials Hall of Fame|
James Paramore (born c. 1939) is a former American football player, coach, and official. He served as the head football coach at Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas from 1973 to 1976 and Bethel College in Newton, Kansas from 1977 to 1978, compiling a career college football coaching record of 27–36.
Paramore played high school football in Topeka, Kansas and later in college at Baker University in Baldwin City, Kansas. While at Baker, he was one of the better players in the nation and was in the running for the Associated Press "Little All-American" status, while securing all-conference honors.
Paramore worked his way into coaching through the community college ranks in Kansas. He was head football coach at Dodge City Community College in Dodge City, Kansas for the 1967 and 1968 seasons. At Dodge, his teams posted a losing record of 4–14–1.
Paramore was the 20th head football coach at Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas and held that position five seasons, from 1972 to 1976, compiling a record of 20–25.
After Southwestern, Paramore became the head football coach at Bethel College in Newton, Kansas for two seasons, from 1977 to 1978. For those two seasons, his teams compiled a record of 7–11.
Paramore has continued to coach during "retirement" by assisting his son, Mike, at the high school level at Perry-Lecompton High School in Perry, Kansas.
Paramore found more success as a game official and was inducted into the Kansas Collegiate Officials Association Hall of Fame in 2002.
|Southwestern Moundbuilders (Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference) (1972–1976)|
|Bethel Threshers (Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference) (1977–1978)|