CARL W. BURT (Deceased)
Inducted: August 23, 1986 in South Bend, IN (Posthumously)
Date of Birth: February 21, 1901 in Atwood, IN
High School Attended: Atwood Graduated: 1920
High School Honors: Basketball and baseball star; played semi-pro baseball while still in high school; scouted by major league teams.
College Attended: Manchester College Graduated: 1925
Coaching Experience: Coached baseball and football at Manchester while a student in 1924; full time teacher and coach 1925-1942, with football record of 73-43-9.
Coaching Honors: Won 2 Small College State Championships and 4 conference titles.
Outstanding Players Coached: Herb Banet, Green Bay Packers; Don Lieberum, New York Giants; Bill Milliner; Johnny Piper.
Special Recognition: Responsible for starting format for Physical Education and Recreation Program and expanded Intercollegiate Athletic Program while at Manchester; Past-President Secondary College Coaches Association; honored with 50th anniversary book, Carl Burt: The Father of Manchester Football; was active in civic affairs; served as a Big Ten basketball official 3 years; officiated Indiana basketball finals 7 consecutive years; served as Superintendent of Schools, Warsaw, IN, 1942-1966; named Warsaw Man of the Year 1963; inducted into Manchester Athletic Hall of Fame 1994.
Family: Wife, Ruth (deceased); sons, Lorin (deceased), Robert
Coach Burt passed away December 1, 1966.