KEEFER, STEVEN

STEVEN KEEFER

Inducted: June 10, 2015 in Fort Wayne, IN

Date of Birth: November 22, 1946 in Fort Wayne

High School Attended: Fort Wayne Central Catholic         Graduated: 1964

College Attended: Indiana-Purdue University Fort Wayne   Graduated: 1973

Coaching Experience: Head football coach at Bishop Luers High School, Fort Wayne, 1979-1986 and 2012; head football coach at Bellmont High School 1988-1993; freshman football coach at Bishop Luers 1998 to present; career varsity coaching record 74-28.

Coaching Honors: 1980 Summit Athletic Conference Champions (10-0); 1983 Class 2A State Runner-up; 1984 Sectional Champions and assistant coach for North in North-South All-Star game; 1985 Class 2A State Champions, Bloomington Herald Coach of the Year, and Indiana Catholic Coach of the Year; 1986 Regional Champions and head coach for winning North team (20-12) in North-South All-Star game; 2012 Class 2A State Champions.

Outstanding Players Coached: North All-Stars Pete Mungoven, Ray Billingsley, Steve Lichfield, Dave Slater, Michael Rectanus, Charlie Colligan, Cal Miller, Dan Beckman, and Jaylon Smith; Jeff Goeglein, Phil Eskew Mental Attitude Award winner.

Special Recognition: Retired social studies teacher.

Family: Wife, Mary; children, Jennifer and Nicholas.