Inducted: July 21, 2001 in South Bend, IN
High School Attended: Mishawaka, IN Graduated: 1954
High School Honors: 4-year honor roll; Vocational Student of the Year.
College Attended: Indiana State University Graduated: 1958
Coaching Experience: Assistant football coach at Ashboro Township for 1 year, Beiger Junior High for 4 years, and Greene Township La Salle for 3 years; head coach at Green Township 1 year and North Liberty for 2 years; head coach at South Bend St. Joseph for 19 years, South Bend Riley for 2 years, and Elkhart Memorial for 10 years.
Coaching Honors: Received the Moose Krause Chapter Hall of Fame Contributions to Football Award; 1980 State Coach of the Year; Sportswriters and Sportscasters NIC Coach of the Year in 1998; assistant coach of North-South All-Star game in 1972 and North head coach in 1998; South Bend Tribune Coach of the Year in 1998.
Outstanding Players Coached: Gary Kulwicki, Mike McCray, David Gapinski, Matt Wills, Joe Shoen, and Mike Chrobot.
Special Recognition: Instrumental in starting mini clinics in Region 2 in 1973 and used his school of St. Joseph to host them.
Family: Wife, Beverley; children, Dennis, Tammy, Terri, Chris, and Brent.