CASKEY, HARRY D.

HARRY D. CASKEY (Deceased)

Inducted: November 15, 1990 in Indianapolis, IN

Date of Birth: September 22, 1921 in Indianapolis

High School Attended: Indianapolis Cathedral Graduated: 1939

High School Honors: Earned 3 letters in football and 2 in basketball; Honorable Mention All-City football 1938.

College Attended: Butler University                Graduated: 1949

                          Butler University   MS                          1953

College career interrupted due to military service; was not able to play college football.

Coaching Experience: Football coach at Sacred Heart HS in Indianapolis 1948-1957; assistant football coach at Indianapolis Tech HS 1958-1966 and at Indianapolis Arlington HS 1968; also served as a basketball coach at Sacred Heart and Tech; retired from coaching at the end of 1968 season.

Coaching Honors: Started football program at Sacred Heart; had 2 undefeated seasons, 1952 and 1954, and an 8-1 record in 1950 and 1951; Co-City Champs (with Cathedral HS) 1954; named Co-City Coach of the Year 1952.

Outstanding Players Coached: Bob and Jim Prestel, U of Idaho; Joe Kelly at Butler; John Nell, Gary Kennedy, and Dave Sexson who all played professionally in NFL.

Special Recognition: Secretary of Indiana High School Coaches Association 1971-1972; high school football official and member of Indiana High School Officials Association 25 years, retiring in 1973; Dean of Students at Arlington HS 1968-1983.

Family: Wife, Margaret; children, David, Michael, Robert, and Josephine.

Coach Caskey passed away March 24, 1995.