Coach Gaines is a football coach at Smallville High School.
At some point, Gaines became a coach for the Smallville Crows. He trains several team members, such as Tag Harris, Timmy Ryan, Sean Smith, and the newly arrived Jordan and Jonathan Kent. Gaines allowed Clark Kent to become an assistant coach at Smallville High School if he worked for free. Gaines was present the night of the Smallville crows game.