Born on August 24, 2021
March 9, 1995.
Inducted On
June 8, 2000
Location Inducted
Bloomington, IN (Posthumously)
Region Number
Bloomington South
South San Francisco, CA
Starred in both football and track.
Butler University 1959; Indiana State University MS
2-year letterman as a center and linebacker when BU posted a 15-3 record.
Pushed hard for a state tournament through his position as co-founder and first president of the Indiana Football Coaches Association; was one of the prime movers in getting the association started.
Coaching Experience: Coached 1959-1961 in six-man football at Covington, where team was 8-0-1 and mythical state champions; assistant coach at Clinton 1962-1963; head coach at North Vermillion 1964 with a 5-4-1 record; head coach at Shelbyville 1965-1967, compiling a 16-10-1 record; head coach at New Castle 1968 with a 3-7 record; assistant and head coach at Bloomington HS 1969-1971 and Bloomington South 1972-1973, with a record of 39-1; assistant coach of quarterbacks and receivers at Ball State University 1973-1976 and later returned to California; had an overall record of 86-27-3.

Coaching Honors: From 1969 through 1973 had a 50 game winning streak; selected Coach of the Year in 1972 when Bloomington South was voted State Champion; 1976 BSU team won Mid-American Conference Championship.

Outstanding Players Coached: Fred Avant, Shelbyville; at Bloomington - David Brown, Bill Armstrong, Mark Litz, Dobby Grossman, Wayne Vaught, Ralph Henry, Jim McNulty, Marc Lunsford, Kevin McDevitt, Bob Yost, Reed May, and Dave Reeve.