ROBERTSON, ED

ED ROBERTSON  (Deceased)

Inducted:  June 23, 1996 in Merrillville, IN
       
Date of Birth:  October 14, 1927 in Sullivan, IN

High School Attended:  Sullivan                   Graduated:  1945

High School Honors:  All-Area and All-Conference in football, basketball, and baseball.

College Attended:  University of Nevada 1 year

                           Indiana University 1 year

                           Indiana State University   Graduated:  1953

College Honors:  Team MVP in 1951-1952 at ISU; Bigwood Award as the most outstanding athlete with the highest grade point average.

Coaching Experience:  Assistant football and baskeball coach at Crown Point High School 1953-1960; head basketball coach and assistant football coach at Dyer Central High School 1960-1966; assistant football, basketball, and baseball coach at Munster High School 1966-1990; retired from teaching and coaching after 37 years of coaching.

Coaching Honors:  Member of the Munster HS Coaches Hall of Fame.

Outstanding Players Coached:  Hall Morris of Cincinnati Reds and many others too numerous to mention; 25 All-State players at Munster High School.

Special Recognition:  Served in military during college career; played football for United States Service team all over the world.

Family:  Wife, Ruth; children, Rhonda, Marc, Keith, Chris, and Beth; step-children, Chris, Debra, Elaine, Karen, and Nicole.

Coach Robertson passed away May 3, 2000.