Born on October 28, 1947
June 30, 2017
Ball State University
Assistant football coach at Connersville HS 1969-1975; assistant coach at Elwood 1976; head coach at Central Noble HS 1977-1980; head coach at Tipton HS 1981-2004; overall record of 220-85 in 36 years coaching, 28 years as a head coach; retired from coaching at end of 2004 season.
Career teacher in each of the schools in which he coached; son Aaron is now head football coach at Tipton HS.
Wife, Sally; children, Aaron, Stacy, and Andy
Coaching Honors: Class 3A State Runner-up 1988 and 1994; 2 Semi-State, 2 Regional and 5 Sectional Championships; won 15 conference titles; all-time winningest coach at Tipton (190-73); had 8 undefeated regular seasons; North All-Star coach 1988 and 1994; honored on Tipton High School's Wall of Fame; Kokomo Tribune Coach of the Year 1988 and 1993; Colts Coach of the Week 2002; coached 13 North All-Stars, including son Andy in 1999.