HARANTS, AL

AL HARANTS      

Inducted:  June 22, 2005 in Fort Wayne, IN

Date of Birth:  October 13, 1939

High School Attended:  Grosse Pointe, MI     Graduated:  1958

High School Honors:  All-State Tackle, offense and defense

College Attended:  Nebraska and Franklin College         Graduated:  1964

College Honors:  Freshman Numerals at Nebraska; 2 letters at Franklin College in football and basketball.

Coaching Experience:  Assistant football coach at Greensburg HS 1964-1966; head freshman coach at Storer Junior High, Muncie, 1966-1969; head coach at South Adams HS, Berne, IN, 1969-1971; head coach at Bellmont HS, Decatur, 1971-1987; head coach at Wayne HS, Fort Wayne, 1987-1992; head coach at Indianapolis North Central HS 1992-2002; assistant coach at Fort Wayne Concordia HS 2003, then became assistant coach at University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne.

Coaching Honors:  Coach of the Year in SAC 1990; Coach of the Year at Indianapolis two times; was North-South All-Star head coach in 1977 and assistant coach in 1992. 

Outstanding Players Coached:  B. U. Schuldz of Bellmont, Nate Tubbs of Wayne, and Leonard Taylor, Nathan Strahern, and Courtney Roby of North Central.

Special Recognition:  Indiana Football Coaches Association Regional Director two times.

(Updated December 2010)