Jerry Lyons is a former American football coach in the United States. He was the head college football coach for the Portland State Vikings located in Portland, Oregon. He held that position for five seasons, from 1963 until 1967. His coaching record at Portland State was 21 wins, 24 losses and 1 tie. As of the conclusion of the 2010 season, this ranks him fifth at Portland State in total wins and winning percentage (.467).