Inducted: May 16, 2014 in South Bend, IN
Date of Birth: May 8, 1941 in Olympia, Washington
High School Attended: Olympia Graduated: 1959
High School Honors: Earned 10 letters participating in football, basketball, and track; won All-State honors in football and basketball.
College Attended: University of Notre Dame Graduated: 1963
University of Notre Dame MS 1965
College Honors: As a 3-year player, earned monograms in football 1960, 1961.
Coaching Experience: All at Notre Dame - graduate assistant coach 1963-1965; assistant freshman football coach 1966-1967 while also assisting varsity squad win a national championship 1966; 7 years as football recruiting coordinator while coaching offensive and defensive lines, receivers and special teams at different times; assistant football coach under Hugh Devore, Ara Parseghian, Dan Devine, and Gerry Faust; served as first head coach of women's softball team 1989-1992.
Coaching Honors: Was on coaching staff 8 seasons that ended in post-season bowl appearances, including 6 victories (3 Cotton, 1 Orange, 1 Sugar, 1 Gator) and 1973 and 1977 National Championships; had four 30-win softball seasons, Midwestern Collegiate Conference titles 1990 and 1991, league title 1992, and MCC Coach of the Year 1989.
Special Recognition: Served Notre Dame athletic staff 39 years as a coach and/or administrator; as an assistant athletic director, is the general manager of the Joyce Center at Notre Dame; served as administrator for men's/women's track and field, cross country, swimming and diving, softball, hockey, volleyball, baseball, and fencing; member of United States Fencing Association college and high school advisory committee.
Family: Wife, Micki; daughters, Dawn, Denise, Debbie, and Dyan (Chad); grandchildren, Cate and Jack.