WESSEL, EDWARD M.

EDWARD M. WESSEL

Inducted:  March 3, 2001 in Evansville, IN 
       
Date of Birth:  April 1, 1930 in Evansville

High School Attended:  Evansville F. J. Reitz Graduated:  1948

High School Honors:  In football, was All-City, All-SIAC, and All-State 1947; also participated in basketball, baseball, and track.

College Attended:  Evansville College         Graduated:  1952 

College Honors:  4-year football starter; captain in 1951; All-Ohio Valley Conference in 1951; senior class president 1952.

Coaching Experience:  Oblong, IL, head coach; assistant to  Jim Graham at Evansville Bosse HS 1953-1956; first assistant to Morris Riley at Evansville North HS 1957-1974; head coach at North 1976-1980; also coached boys and girls golf at North.

Coaching Honors:  Member of the Coaching Legends of Southern Indiana; president of Downtown Quarterback Club of Evansville; past-president of Evansville Coaches Association.

Outstanding Players Coached:  Jerry Bruner and Lane Fenher, Florida State; Steve Sanders, Stoner Gray, and Mike Pendleton, IU.

Special Recognition:  Active in Bethlehem United Church of Christ, serving as president of the congregation; on Board of Directors of Evansville Federal Teachers Credit Union; inducted into the Evansville North High School Hall of Fame.

Family:  Wife, Barbara; children, Ed and Debbie