JAMES C. LOVELESS (Deceased)
Inducted: June 27, 1981 in Richmond, IN
Date of Birth: March 4, 1907 in Francisco, IN
High School Attended: Francisco Graduated: 1925
High School Honors: Received Rector Scholarship to DePauw University.
College Attended: DePauw University Graduated: 1929
Indiana University P.E.D. Degree 1951
College Honors: Edward Rector Scholar, DePauw University; Phi Delta Kappa, Indiana University; football letters at DePauw 1926-1928; DePauw basketball letters 1927-1929; basketball team captain 1928-1929.
Professional Athletic Background: Football talent scout for Cleveland Browns 1946-1953.
Coaching Experience: Peru Public School football coach 1929-1934, with 35-11-1 record; football coach at Saginaw, MI, 1934-1936 with an 11-5-1 record; coach at Southeastern State College, Durant, OK, 1936-1937; Dean of Men and Associate Professor of Health & Physical Education Grove City College, Grove City, PA, 1937-1954; also served as basketball coach at Grove City College; Professor of Physical Education and coach of football, basketball and swimming at DePauw University 1954-1972; retired in 1972 a Emeritus Professor of Physical Education.
Coaching Honors: Mythical State Championship 1932; Saginaw City Championship 1934, 1935.
Special Recognition: Head of Department of Physical Education and Director of Athletics at Kabul University, Kabul, Afghanistan 1961-1962, serving as a consultant on athletic programs and facilities; studied with Gunter Behnish, Associate Principal Architect of Olympic Facilities for XX Olympic Games in Munich, Germany 1972 (was on site June, July, August 1970); Chairman International Facilities Clinic at the opening of the Munich Olympics for the National Association for College Directors of Athletics; served in many athletic associations and organizations; authored several publications and articles on physical education.
Family: Wife, Edris; children, James and Pamela.
Coach Loveless passed away September 9, 1997.