Born on October 12, 1936
Goshen, IN
August 3, 2016, in Evansville.
Inducted On
March 3, 2001
Location Inducted
Evansville, IN
Region Number
Evansville Univ
Evansville F.J. Reitz
Earned 12 letters - 3 each in football, basketball, track, and tennis; in football, was First Team All-City Honorary Captain 1953; All-Conference; All-State; All-AP and UPI; Scholastic Magazine All-American.
University of Michigan
Played and lettered three years; played both offense and defense as a fullback and linebacker.
Athletic Director at U of E 1977-1998; assisted in forming the Heartland Collegiate Conference and the Pioneer Football Conference; served as president of Pioneer League; member of NCAA Championship Regional Football Committee.
Wife, Karel (deceased); daughter, Alison (Phil); granddaughter, Kathryn
Coaching Experience: Head football coach at Princeton, IN, 1959-1962, with a 16-13-1 record; head coach at Boonville HS 1962-1965, with an 18-12 record; assistant coach at University of Evansville 1965; head coach at University of Evansville 1966-1977, with a 51-50-3 record; retired from coaching after 1977 season.

Coaching Honors: B Division Champions at Princeton HS 1960; won 4 Indiana Collegiate Conference Championships at U of E; participated in NCAA Division II play-offs 1974; won over 70% of games against other private schools.

Outstanding Players Coached: John Lidy, Bob Gardener, Joe Gengelbach, Bill Sharpe, Craig Blackford, Randy Mattingly, Gordon Jaffray.