BURT, CARL W.

CARL W. BURT  (Deceased)

Inducted: August 23, 1986 in South Bend, IN  (Posthumously)

Date of Birth: February 21, 1901 in Atwood, IN

High School Attended: Atwood                    Graduated: 1920

High School Honors: Basketball and baseball star; played semi-pro baseball while still in high school; scouted by major league teams.

College Attended: Manchester College        Graduated: 1925
University of Chicago                        1929

Coaching Experience: Coached baseball and football at Manchester while a student in 1924; full time teacher and coach 1925-1942, with football record of 73-43-9.

Coaching Honors: Won 2 Small College State Championships and 4 conference titles.

Outstanding Players Coached: Herb Banet, Green Bay Packers; Don Lieberum, New York Giants; Bill Milliner; Johnny Piper.

Special Recognition: Responsible for starting format for Physical Education and Recreation Program and expanded Intercollegiate Athletic Program while at Manchester; Past-President Secondary College Coaches Association; honored with 50th anniversary book, Carl Burt: The Father of Manchester Football; was active in civic affairs; served as a Big Ten basketball official 3 years; officiated Indiana basketball finals 7 consecutive years; served as Superintendent of Schools, Warsaw, IN, 1942-1966; named Warsaw Man of the Year 1963; inducted into Manchester Athletic Hall of Fame 1994.

Family: Wife, Ruth (deceased); sons, Lorin (deceased), Robert

Coach Burt passed away December 1, 1966.