Inducted: June 10, 2015 in West Lafayette, IN

Date of Birth: February 20, 1953 in Mishawaka, IN

High School Attended: Mishawaka                                            Graduated: 1971

High School Honors: Played football (center), wrestling, and baseball (catcher/first base).

College Attended: Manchester College                                       Graduated: 1975

College Honors: Played football (center) and baseball (catcher).

Coaching Experience: Began career as assistant football coach at Brownsburg 1975; assistant at Vincennes Lincoln 1976-1977; head football coach at Pike Central 1978-1980 with 13-22 record; head coach at Rochester 1981-2011 with 208-123 record; overall coaching record 221-145.

Coaching Honors: 7 Three Rivers Conference titles; 5 Sectionals; 2 Regionals; 1 Semi-State 1987; 1 Class AA State Title 1987; 1988 North-South assistant coach and head coach 1990.

Outstanding Players Coached: Damon Hummel (BSU); Tim Walker, Ryan Secrist, Brad McMillen (Butler); Steve Ruckman (Indiana State), Jim Palmeroy (Valparaiso).

Special Recognition: 1995-1996 IFCA president; 1997-2011 IFCA Executive Secretary; 2008 South Bend Tribune "SportsFest" head coach of West football team; currently a teacher/coach at Englewood High School in Jacksonville, FL; father Jim was a 1994 IFHOF inductee.

Family: Wife, Rebecca; children, Marcus and Matthew.