COACH DON WILLARD
Inducted: September 8, 2002 in Knightstown, IN
High School Attended: Greenfield Graduated: 1959
High School Honors: Lettered in football 3 years, baseball 4 years, and basketball 2 years.
College Attended: Ball State University Graduated: 1964
College Honors: Play baseball 1 year.
Coaching Experience: Varsity football assistant at Waynetown, IN 1964-1965; head coach at Knightstown 35 years; also, coached junior high basketball 1990-1995; varsity baseball 1968-1976; assistant wrestling coach and junior high track coach 2 years.
Coaching Honors: Class A State Runner-Up; Class A Regional and Semi-State Champions; Class A Sectional Champions 1992; Ball State University Alumnus Football Coach of the Year; named to North-South All-Star coaching staff 1998, where he had 3 All-Star Players.
Special Recognition: In 1992, 1994 and 1997 named Coach of the Year; 8 Big Blue River Conference Championships; 3 White River Athletic Conference Championships; member of Indiana Football Coaches Association since its beginning.
Family: Wife, Beth; children, Bruce, Ellen, Kristin, and Aaron.