STAUFFER, JERRY

JERRY STAUFFER

Inducted:  June 28, 2001 in Noblesville, IN  

Date of Birth:  August 20, 1940 in Dayton, OH

High School Attended:  Dayton Fairview       Graduated:  1958  

High School Honors:  All-City in football

College Attended:  Earlham College            Graduated:  1962 

College Honors:  NIAA All-District

Coaching Experience:  Assistant track coach at Ohio University 1962-1963; assistant football and track coach at Ben Davis HS 1963-1964; head football coach at Warren Central, Indianapolis, 1973-1988, head track coach 14 years, and athletic director for 14 years at the time of his induction; retired from coaching in 1988 with a career record of 115-44 (72%).

Coaching Honors:  In football, won 2 State Championships, 3 Sectional Championships, 2 Regional Championships, 2 Semi- State Championships, and 5 Marion County Championships.

Outstanding Players Coached:  Jeff George of Illinois, Curt Grelle of Northwestern, Dave Herrick of Michigan, and Jeff Willman of Evansville. 

Special Recognition:  16-year Director of Facilities for State Football Clinic; member of Professional Development Committee for National Athletic Directors; first in Indiana to establish corporate scholarships at the high school level; was co-founder of prestigious Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference.   

Family:  Wife, Nancy; children, Larry, Eric, and Beth.

(Updated June 2011)