Born on September 19, 1906
East Chicago, IN
June 19, 1993.
Inducted On
August 18, 1979
Location Inducted
Richmond, IN
Region Number
Cin. Roger Bacon
East Chicago Washington
North Central College BA 1930; University of Illinois BS 1932; Purdue University MS
Held football clinics and was a well known clinic lecturer; Roger Bacon football stadium named in his honor; a Roger Bacon memorial fund was established upon his death.
Wife, Helen; son, Bernard; grandchildren, Tonya and Michael; great-grandson, Blake.
Coaching Experience: Head football coach, Hudson, MI, HS 1930, with an 8-2-0 record; assistant coach, North Central College 1931 and University of Illinois 1932; head coach at St. Bede Academy, Peru, IL, 1933-1948, with a 120-18-5 record; at Marquette HS, Ottawa, IL, 1949, with a 7-2-0 record; at Quincy College, Quincy, IL, 1950-1951, with a 12-6-0 record; at Manual HS, Peoria, IL, 1952, with a 7-2-0 record; at Kankakee HS, IL, 1953, with an 8-1-0 record; and at Roger Bacon HS, Cincinnati, OH, 1954-1973, with a 150-39-8 record; career record of 312-70-13.

Coaching Honors: Coach of the Year honors - Illinois Valley 1937, 1938, 1941-1943; Greater Cincinnati League 1957, 1967, 1973; Southwestern Ohio 1957, 1967, 1973; and National High School Coaches Athletic Association 1973; head coach Ohio All-Star North-South Game 1959, 1963, and Southwestern Ohio All-Star East-West Game 1974; City of Richmond Nation's Most Devoted Coach Award 1973; Ohio State University winningest Coach Award 1974; Halls of Fame inductions - Ohio Football Coaches 1975; National High School Football Coaches 1976; Cincinnati High School Sports 1978; and Roger Bacon High School 1979.