DON YODER (Deceased)
Inducted: August 1, 1998 in South Bend, IN
High School Attended: Goshen Graduated: 1932
High School Honors: 2-letter winner in football, basketball, and track; captain of football team 1931; 2nd Team All-Conference; Honorable Mention All-State; 1st Team All-Sectional in basketball; Honor Roll academics 4 years; student council, Hi-Y, Latin Club, and high school band 4 years.
College Attended: Indiana University Graduated: 1937
College Honors: Football letter winner 3 years; injured during senior year; assistant freshman football coach while working toward degree; also lettered one year in basketball.
Coaching Experience: Twenty-eight years as teacher and coach at Goshen HS; head football coach at Goshen 1942-1959; coaching record of 69-61-12; placed many players on All-Conference teams.
Special Recognition: Active member of First Presbyterian Church and served as a deacon, elder, and trustee; member of Elks Club and active member of Maple Crest Country Club; inducted posthumously into the Elkhart County Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
Family: Wife, Madeline (deceased); children, Patricia (David), Jim, and Susan (Robert); numerous grandchildren.
Coach Yoder passed away November 2, 1999.