MAURO, HAROLD

HAROLD MAURO

Inducted:  June 23, 2007 in Bloomington, IN

Date of Birth:  August 15, 1945 in Pittsburg, PA

High School Attended:  Verona, PA                Graduated:  1963

High School Honors:  First Team All-State; First Team All-County; WPIAL Class "B" Champions senior year; selected to "Big 33" game.

College Attended:  Indiana University           Graduated:  1968

                                    Indiana University  MA                      1969

College Honors:  Starting center in 1968 Rose Bowl; IU finished 4th in country.

Coaching Experience:  Served as an IU graduate assistant 1968; assistant coach at University HS, Bloomington, 1969-1970; IU assistant freshman coach 1971, moving to varsity 1972; followed IU coach, John Pont, to Northwestern for 4 years; returned to IU 1977-1981 as guards/centers coach; served as offensive coordinator 1982; assistant coach on IU 1979 Holiday Bowl Championship squad.

Coaching Honors:  In 15 years of coaching offense, had 11 players named All-Big 10.

Outstanding Players Coached:  At IU - Mark Heidel, Kevin Speer, Chuck Sukurs, Jeff Goldin, Jeff Phipps, and Jim Sakanich; at Northwestern - Larry Lilja, Paul Jasinkis, Ray Felton, and Ron Kuceyeski.

Special Recognition:  Was IU Senior Associate Athletics Director for 22 years, supervising athletic department's support services and serving as sports administrator; during that period, team particpated in 1986 All-American Bowl, 1988 Peach Bowl, 1988 Liberty Bowl, 1990 Peach Bowl, 1991 Copper Bowl, and 1993 Independence Bowl; became Director of Football Operations in 2005; inducted into Western Pennsylvania Allegheny-Kiski Valley Sports Hall of Fame in May, 1993; received the Z. G. Clevenger Award in 2010; retired August 31, 2010, after 40 years with Indiana University.

Family:  Wife, Joy; children, Heather and Megan.

(Updated January 2011)