EDWARD M. WESSEL
Inducted: March 3, 2001 in Evansville, IN
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