DULLAGHAN, RICHARD

RICHARD DULLAGHAN

Inducted:  May 22, 1997 in Indianapolis, IN

Date of Birth:  July 12, 1944 in Washington, DC

High School Attended:  Indpls Cathedral     Graduated:  1962

High School Honors:  National Honor Society, 2nd Team All-Indianapolis as a running back.

College Attended:  Butler University            Graduated:  1966

College Honors:  MVP 1965; 1st Team All-Conference RB 1964-1965; Hilton U. Brown Award for Mental Attitude; President of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity 1965.

Coaching Experience:  38 years in coaching, with 34 years as a high school coach; 9 undefeated regular seasons; 8 State Championships and 3 State Finalists; 1 AP National Championship; head football coach at Chatard, Carmel, and Ben Davis High Schools; wide receiver coach at Purdue University 1980-1982; offensive coordinator at US Military Academy 1983; retired from teaching and coaching in 2004.

Coaching Honors:  Only coach of a National Championship HS Team in Indiana history; named National HS Football Coach of the Year 1991; only HS football coach in Indiana history to be inducted into the National Federation of High Schools "National HS Hall of Fame" in 2009; overall coaching record of 312-58, an 84.3 win percentage.

Special Recognition:  37-year owner and director of the Bishop and Dullaghan Football Camps, Inc., the largest skill and technique development football camp in the country; began in 1974 with 22 campers and was attended by over 4,000 players in 8 different locations in 5 states in its years of highest attendance; the camp now employs 140 coaches yearly.

Family:  Wife, Antoinette; daughter, Shawn Marie, and son, Jeffrey Michael; grandchildren, Courtney, Lee, Samantha, Christiana, Eddie, and Natalie.