FLOYD H. TROSPER
Inducted: June 27, 2003 in South Bend, IN
High School Attended: Goshen, IN Graduated: 1967
High School Honors: Earned 10 varsity letters with 3 in football, 3 in wrestling, 4 in track; as a starter, led team in many offensive and defensive categories his senior year; named MVP and selected as running back on 1966 Northern Indiana Conference football team; received Elks Outstanding Athlete Award; played in State's first All-Star game 1967; MVP of Goshen wrestling team senior year and was team captain; set a school pole vault record of 12' 7" in 1966 which was broken in 1970.
College Attended: Western Michigan U Graduated: 1971
College Honors: Played running back and free safety.
Coaching Experience: Joined the coaching staff at New Prairie under the leadership of 1st year head coach Ken Mirer; became head coach of the Cougars in 1974 when Mirer returned to Goshen.
Special Recognition: Became assistant principal and athletic director at New Prairie in 1981; was named principal of Jimtown HS in 1987 where he remains today; credited with running numerous IHSAA tournament games, designing and helping construct practice football fields, designing and installing a press box for the football field, and supervising the overall refurbishing of the main football facilty; son, Blain, participated in the 1990 All-Star Game, 23 years after his father.
Family: Children, Brian, Bradley, and Blain.