Inducted: June 25, 2008 in Fort Wayne, IN
Date of Birth: April 16, 1950 in Beloit, WI
High School Attended: Goshen, IN Graduated: 1968
High School Honors: Scholar-Athlete Award; 3-year letterman in football; team captain; Honorable Mention Northern Indiana Conference; starting quarterback as senior.
College Attended: Manchester College Graduated: 1972
Indiana University South Bend MA
College Honors: 4-year football letterman
Coaching Experience: Head junior high coach at MIddlebury 3 years with 1 conference championship; assistant football coach at Goshen HS 10 years - served at different times as JV coach, special teams coordinator, offensive line coach, defensive coordinator; State Championship 1978; State Runner-up 1982; head coach at South Adams HS 23 years - ACAC Conference Champions 1990-1993; Sectional Champions 1989, 1990, 1992, 1996; Regional Champion 1992; 33 game regular season win streak 1990-1993 and game one of 1994 season.
Coaching Honors: 4-time ACAC Coach of Year; 100 Win Coaching Award from Indiana Football Coaches Association; 30-year Coaching Award from IFCA; IFCA President's Award.
Outstanding Players Coached: Ben Fox, Hanover Div. III All-American; Jeff Zurcher, Team Captain University of Kentucky; Jason and Jeff Sorg, University of Indianapolis; 6 Indiana North High School All-Stars - Ben Fox, Jason Sorg, Jeff Zurcher, Elmer Schwartz, Aaron Lipina, Clint Tumbleson; and a long list of All-State and Academic All-State players.
Special Recognition: Indiana Football Coaches Association - 2 terms as Region 3 Director; 2 terms as Region 3 Advisor; Past-President; organize Region 3 Hall of Fame inductions; served on Academic All-State Revision Committees.
Family: Wife, Becky; sons, Jason (Suzannah) and Jeff (Sonda); three grandchildren.