Born on September 9, 1940
Kansas City, MO
Inducted On
July 29, 1992
Location Inducted
Indianapolis, IN
Region Number
Franklin Central
Raytown, MO
Lettered in both football and track.
Missouri Valley College 1962; Indiana University MS 1966; Central Missouri State Specialist in Phys Ed
Football letterman; All-Conference quarterback.
Received IFCA North-South All-Star Game Distinguished Service Award 1987; Indiana Football Coaches Association District 7 Director-Elect and Director 1976-1978.
Children, Charlie and Michelle
Coaching Experience: Assistant football coach at Southport HS, Indianapolis, 1962-1965; head coach at Higginsville HS, MO, 1966-1969; assistant coach at Central Missouri State University 1970-1973; head coach at Oak Grove HS, MO, 1974; head coach at Franklin Central HS, Indianapolis, 1974-1990; 145-46 record at Franklin Central and 165-70-1 overall as a head coach; retired from coaching end of 1990 season, but returned as defensive coordinator at Franklin Central for 2011 season.

Coaching Honors: Indiana Football Coaches Association District 7 Coach of the Year 1980, 1982, 1988; head coach for South All-Stars 1981; Region 7 All-Star Coach 1986 and Coach of the Year 1988-1989; Central Suburban Athletic Conference Coach of the Year 1976, 1979-1980, 1986-1987, 1990; Indianapolis Downtown Kiwanis Football Coach of the Year 1982-1986; Champion Toyota Clinic Indiana Coach of the Year and Bloomington Herald Coach of the Year 1980-1982 and 1990; Indianapolis News Coach of the Year 1986 and 1988; Indianapolis Star Coach of the Year 1987; 35-6 record in state tournament competition, with 1990 team ranked 25th in nation by USA Today.

Outstanding Players Coached: 4 Phil N. Eskew Award winners; 2 Indianapolis Dowtown Kiwanis Scholastic Achievement Award winners; 9 South All-Stars, 7 District All-Stars, 29 First Team All-State selections, 35 First Team All-Marion County selections, and 60 All-Central Suburban Athletic Conference selections.