Born on June 29, 1943
Maumee, OH
Inducted On
June 25, 2004
Location Inducted
South Bend, IN
Region Number
In 1960, All-Area Quarterback, Honorable Mention Football All-American, All-State Baseball Pitcher, and played in the East-West All-Star Game.
Ohio State University; Bowling Green State University MS
Full athletic baseball scholarship
Indiana clinic speaker - Blackford 1995, State Clinic 1999, Hall of Fame Clinic 2001, Wisconsin 1999, Mega Clinic 2000, and Coach of the Year Clinic 1984; held football camps - Belden LM 6 times, Notre Dame 8 times, Wisconsin 2 times, and Penn for 26 years; member of Indiana Football Coaches Association; member and past president of Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association; inducted into the Maumee High School Hall of Fame in 1995; retired from teaching and coaching in June 2003.
Wife, Sharon
Coaching Experience: Coached football and baseball at several Ohio schools for 12 years; began career at Penn HS in 1977 as head baseball coach and offensive line coach; at Penn 1977-2002, with a record of 267-37.

Coaching Honors: Had 5 State Championships, 3 Finalist teams, 9 Regional Championships, 12 Sectional Championships, and 21 Northern Indiana Conference Championships; 89 game regular season win streak and 22 game play-off win streak; teams averaged over 30 points per game for 25 years.

Outstanding Players Coached: Mike Rosenthal of Notre Dame, NY Giants, and Minnesota Vikings; Randy Schneider, a 2-year captain at IU and drafted by St. Louis Rams; Mike Pinter, a freshman starter for Grand Valley State, Division II National Champs; J. J. Simmons, a freshman letterman at Illnois.