GENE PASZKIET (Deceased)
Inducted: July 12, 1996 in South Bend, IN (Posthumously)
Date of Birth: January 2, 1922
High School Attended: South Bend Washington Graduated: 1941
High School Honors: All-Northern Indiana Conference (Eastern Division); All-State Honors as an end; also played softball.
College Attended: University of Notre Dame Graduated: 1950
College Honors: Played freshman football and joined the athletic training staff until his graduation.
Professional Career: Contributed more than 30 years as an athletic trainer at his alma mater; started his training career at New York University before returning to Notre Dame; was trainer of 5 Heisman Trophy winners - Angelo Bertelli, John Lujack, John Lattner, Leon Hart, and Paul Hornung; served as trainer for coaches Krause, Leahy, Parseghian, Divine, Holtz, Faust, and Phelps.
Professional Honors: Inducted into National Athletic Trainers Hall of Fame in 1983; received the 1995 Harvey Foster Award from the University of Notre Dame.
Family: Wife, Patricia; children, Mary Patricia, John William, Ann, Robert Stephen, and James Robert.
Mr. Paszkiet passed away January 1, 1984.