KAISER, JIM

JIM KAISER

Inducted:  June 10, 2005 in Plainfield, IN    
       
Date of Birth:  June 22, 1951 in Indianapolis, IN

High School Attended:  Bishop Chartrand (Roncalli)                 Graduated:  1969

High School Honors:  Starting quarterback 2 years under Jim MacGregor.

College Attended:  Purdue University            Graduated:  1973
                           Purdue University  MA                        1974

College Honors:  Member of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity; History Honorary; residence hall counselor for 2 years; graduate assistant in Department of History for 2 years.

Coaching Experience:  Assistant coach 1979-1980 at Monrovia HS and head coach 1981-1990; teams were West Central Conference Champions 1986, 1990 and Sectional Champions 1990; head coach at Avon HS 1991-1999; team was Mid-State Conference Champion 1991, 1993, and from 1994 to 1999; Avon teams were Sectional and Regional Champions in 1991, 1995, and 1997.

Coaching Honors:  Named Metro West Coach of the Year in 1987, 1990, and 1995; Indianapolis Star All-Suburban Coach of the Year in 1991; North-South All-Star Game assistant coach in 1991 and 1998; Indianapolis Colts Coach of the Week in 1998; career record of 152-52.

Outstanding Players Coached:  Rick Etienne (Franklin College), David Ballou (Indiana University), Gray Isza (University of Indianapolis), Jeremy Thompson (Miami), and Andrew Danielson (Amherst).

Special Recognition:  Avon Rotary Club Citizen of the Year in 1991; served as IFCA Region VI Director 1982-1983; helped organize the annual clinic at Warren Central in 1989 and 1990; retired from teaching in May, 2010, after teaching 19 years at Avon HS, 35 years overall; since 2001, has pursued a career in financial services as a registered representative with SagePoint Financial, Inc.

Family:  Wife, Linda; daughters, Deana and Darcie; grandchildren, Taylor, Tyler, Conner, and Carli.

(Updated December 2010)