Born on April 1, 1953
Livingston, Tennessee
Inducted On
July 9, 2021
Location Inducted
Anderson, Indiana
Region Number
Warren Central
​Indianapolis Washington High School
Kiwanis Club Award Recipient. ​​​​Three-year varsity player; two year starting quarterback for Hall of Fame Coach Bob Springer.
University of Evansville 1976; Indiana University; ​​​​ Butler University; ​​​​ Indiana State University
B.A., Masters in Education, Education Administration, Doctoral Education Program
Three-year varsity linebacker defensive captain. 1974 NCAA Division III semi-playoff finalist. Played for Hall of Fame Coaches Jim Byers, Nick Voris.
As a coach and during tenure as the Principal and Assistant Superintendent for Warren Central High School and Warren Township Schools, the Warriors won eight state championships under four different head coaches including successive​​​​ championships in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006. Additionally, formed the Indiana Grid Classic Game,​​​​ and the scheduling of top Ohio teams​gave substance,​​​​ respect, notoriety, and opportunity to those who played​​​​ the game and Indiana High School football.
Wife, Pamela, daughters, Courtney Burchett, Cara Kennett and husband, Ronnie Kennett
Coaching Experience:​ Twenty-year assistant football coach for Hall of Fame Coaches Hub Etchison, Bob Springer, Jerry Stauffer, Dave Shelbourne. State Football Championships 1984-1985.

Coaching Honors: ​ Coached multiple All-City, All-County, All-State, All-American, and professional football players; ​​​​ City Championships, County Championships, State Championships, Nationally ranked teams.