Inducted: June 25, 2004 in South Bend, IN
Date of Birth: December 16, 1955 in South Bend
High School Attended: Mishawaka Marian Graduated: 1974
High School Honors: 4-year football letterman; 1973 Class A State Championship Team member; All-Conference NIVC 1972, 1973 as fullback/linebacker; All-State and All-American 1973; kicked field goals and averaged 57 yards on kickoffs; Marian football MVP 1973; played on North team for North-South All-Star Game 1974; also a 4-year letterman in track; holds shot-put and discus records at Marian.
College Attended: University of Notre Dame Graduated: 1978
College Honors: Member of 1977 National Champions; football monogram winner 1977.
Coaching Experience: 1986-2001 was grade school football coach for Mishawaka Catholic; Grade School League Director for 8 years; 2002-2003 was freshman coach at Mishawaka Marian High School.
Special Recognition: President of Dewald Fluid Power Company.
Family: Wife, Sandy; children, Micki, Rocco, Nicola.