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Inductee
BARTOLOMEO, ROBERT J.
BARTOLOMEO, ROBERT J.
Born on October 7, 1954
Gary, IN
Inducted On
May 5, 2019
Location Inducted
Merrillville, IN
Region Number
1
Uindy
Coach
Andrean (in Merrillville)
1973
Butler University BS 1977; Butler University MS
1979
Graduate assistant Butler, 1977-1978; assistant coach Roncalli High School 1979; assistant coach primarily as defensive coordinator, Butler 1980-1989, then head coach 1990-1991 with a 14-7-1 record; assistant coach Ball State University 1992-2002, primarily as defensive coordinator; DC, Central Michigan 2003; DC, University of Indianapolis 2004-2009, then head coach 2010-2018 with a 69-24 record (.742); head coaching record of 93-33-1, including post-season play.
Inducted into Butler Athletics Hall of Fame 2017; retired from coaching 2018; 9 players received Academic All-America honors, 5 earned GLVC Football Scholar-Athlete of the Year honors, and over 250 earned Academic All-Conference honors.
Wife, Laura; daughters, Anna and Abby
Coaching Honors: Coach of the Year 1991 Midwest Intercollegiate Football Conference and Region 3; 1991 MIFC Champions; Great Lakes Valley Conference Coach of the Year 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017; GLVC Champions 2020-2015 and 2017-2018; reached NCAA Division II playoffs 6 times with a 2-4 record.