Date of Birth: October 9, 1942 in Scottsburg, IN
High School Attended: Brookville, IN Graduated: 1960
High School Honors: All-Conference awards in football; Athletic Grant-in-Aid to Miami University; Tri Kappa Scholarship Award.
College Attended: Miami University, OH Graduated: 1964
College Honors: Tribe Miami 1963 Football Letterman's Club
Coaching Experience: Fort Wayne Northwood Junior HS football coach 1964-1965; Fort Wayne Snider HS 1965-1971; Jeffersonville HS 1971-1977; Fort Wayne Wayne HS 1977-1984; retired from coaching 1984 with a career coaching record of 100-95-3.
Coaching Honors: Teams were Ft. Wayne Junior High School Champions in 1964 and Ft. Wayne Series winners in 1966; named Coach of the Year in 1966; South Central Conference Coach of the Year in 1972.
Outstanding Players Coached: Joe Doggett and Tony Winburn, Jeffersonville; Jon Williams, Snider; Kevin Wright, Wayne.
Special Recognition: President of Indiana Football Coaches Association in 1981; recipient of the 1997 Hub Etchison Award; one of several coaches who worked on founding the IFCA; served on the IHSAA Board of Directors 1991-1997; also served as a high school principal.
Family: Wife, Judith; son, Shannon, and daughter, Heather.