RUSSELL H. ARNDT (Deceased)
Inducted: July 18, 1997 in Mishawaka, IN (Posthumously)
Date of Birth: February 28, 1903
High School Attended: Mishawaka Graduated: 1921
High School Honors: Played football 3 years as a center; member of 1920 mythical State Championship Team.
College Attended: University of Notre DameGraduated: 1925
College Honors: Played for legendary coach, Knute Rockne; on same team as legendary "Four Horsemen" 4 years.
Coaching Experience: In 1933, became head football coach at Mishawaka HS; record of 80-35-8 during coaching career; also, coached basketball and tennis at Mishawaka; retired from coaching in 1946.
Coaching Honors: 1935 team named State Champions.
Special Recognition: Was employed in the legal department of Ball Band (Uniroyal) and assisted coach Frank Steele with football team at Mishawaka High School in the evenings; after receiving teaching credentials at Purdue, took over as head coach at Mishawaka.
Family: Wife, Irene; daughter, Susan.
Coach Arndt passed away March 1, 1966.