ALBRIGHT, IVAN

IVAN ALBRIGHT (Deceased)

Inducted:  January 15, 1977 in Richmond, IN

Date of Birth:  June 5, 1912 in De Kalb County, IN

High School Attended:
 Mishawaka, IN          Graduated:  1931

High School Honors:  All-State in football 1930; participated in four sports.

College Attended:  Central Normal College, Danville, IN  Graduated:  1958

College Honors:  Captain football team; Honorable Mention All-State; played four years.

Professional Athletic Background:  Training Camp (7 weeks) with Columbus Bulls, Columbus, OH; left to serve in WWII.

Coaching Experience:  4 years Indiana Boys School with record of 20-12; football coach 17 years at Plainfield HS; coached 4 sports and was Athletic Director; football record was 98-57-9; only 3 losing seasons; retired 1976.

Coaching Honors:  Recognition Plaque at National AD Conference for Contribution to Interscholastic Athletics; Mid-State Conference Athletic Director of the Century 1976; Indiana High School Athletic Directors Plaque for Outstanding Service Award and Lifetime of Dedication to Athletics.

Special Recognition:  Received Letterman Club Award for contribution to Plainfield Athletics; received Ben McDonald Memorial Sportsmanship Award 1976; coached Allison Patrol Service Basketball Team to two city championships and a 50- 4 season; recognized at National Athletic Directors Conference 1975 for contribution to Girls Athletics; played independent basketball and football.

Family:  Wife, Veda (deceased); sons, Jim and Jack; 5 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

Coach Albright passed away August 18, 1986.

Albright, Ivan