STANLEY “JERRY” KLAYBOR
Inducted: July 24, 1999 in South Bend, IN
Date of Birth: June 21, 1930 in South Bend
High School Attended: South Bend Washington Graduated: 1949
High School Honors: Second Team All-Twin City Football 1948; All-State Honorable Mention Football 1948; baseball outfielder junior year and conference winner 1948; baseball outfielder senior year and captain 1949.
College Honors: Monogrammed 4 years varsity football; participated in 1st Burley Bowl; starting halfback in Conference Champion seasons 1950, 1951, 1952; football co-captain senior year; 3-year baseball starter 1951-1953; Conference Baseball Champs 1951, 1952; one of thirteen All-College senior students to receive Hanover’s prestigious Senior Award; 3-year basketball athletic trainer.
Coaching Experience: Freshmen coach South Bend Washington HS 1955-1956, with a 14-2 record; varsity assistant coach at Washington 1957-1965 with a record of 66-24-18; mythical State Champions in 1961, 1964; defensive co-ordinator for 1st Class AAA State Championship in 1973; 1st head coach at South Bend LaSalle HS 1965-1969, with a record of 27-19-1; assistant coach at Washington HS 1970-1976; assistant track coach 1957; head track coach 1958-1962; placed state winners in state track meet.
Special Recognition: Committee member for Indiana football selection for Washington High School's Athletic Hall of Fame; Teacher of the Year Award 1982 at Washington HS; has never been associated with or worked with a losing football program; IHSAA track and cross-country starting official for 30 years; IHSAA Outstanding Track Starter 1988; very active in outdoor biology teaching, winning 3 IDNR contests with high school students; Program Chairman of Izazk Walton League Conservation Group for 35 years; during Korean Conflict 1953-1955, 1st Lt. Stanley was Company Commander of Weapons Company 2nd Bn 9th Marines 3rd Division; received the All-American Football Foundation President Gerald R. Ford All-American High School Coach Award for Outstanding Performance in Football in 2008; inducted into South Bend Washington Athletic Hall of Fame; inducted into Hanover College Athletic Hall of Fame in 2006.
Family: Wife, Mary Jane; children, Kathryn Lentych, Daniel, Jeffrey, and Kelly Sue.