Born on September 23, 1959
Inducted On
June 17, 2022
Location Inducted
South Bend, Indiana
Region Number
Jimtown High School
Participated in 3 sports at Jimtown, earning 9 varsity letters, 3 in football, 3 in basketball and 3 in baseball. In football, Ned was 1st team all-conference on offense and defense (1976-77). Northern States Conference MVP (1977). 1st Team AP and Bloomington Herald Telephone All-State as a linebacker (1977). Team MVP in 1977. In basketball, he was a 2-time All-NSC (1977-78). Won the Team Defense Award 1978-1979. In baseball, Ned was a 2 time All-NSC (1977-78). Team MVP (1978). 2 time All-Sectional Team, Team MVP (1978).
Purdue University
B.S. in Education
In 2010, Ned was inducted into the Elkhart County Sports Hall of Fame.
Ned is married to his wife Marla, they have 3 children, Justin (Claire), Stephanie (Brock) and Cassandra (Tony).
Ned coached varsity football for Jimtown from 1986-2017. He was the offensive line and linebacker coach from 1986-2017. From 1992-2017 Ned was the defensive coordinator and had a record of 273 wins and 58 losses, 17 conference championships, 15 sectional championships, 7 regional championships, 3 semi-state championships, and 3 state championships. In 5 state games their defense only allowed 17 total points. Jimtown won the state championship in 1991, 1997, 1998, and 2005. He was an assistant coach for the North All-Stars in 2005.