BOVENKERK, SCOTT

SCOTT BOVENKERK

Inducted:  May 21, 2010 in South Bend, IN

Date of Birth:  August 17, 1950 in Chicago, IL

High School Attended:  Chicago Fenger         Graduated:  1967

College Attended:  Northwestern College, Orange City, IA         Graduated:  1973

                           Western Michigan University  MA         1979

Coaching Experience:  Junior varsity-assistant coach at Three Rivers, MI 1973-1981; head football coach at Three Rivers 1982-1985, with a 19-17 record; volunteer spring coach at Western Michigan 1982-1985; head football coach at South Bend Washington 1986-1999, with a 61-80 record; assistant coach at Jimtown HS 2001-2008, with an 86-16 record.

Coaching Honors:  "Contribution to Amateur Football Award" from Moose Krause Chapter; "Gerald R. Ford High School Coach Award" from the All-American Football Foundation; 1990 North All-Star assistant coach; 1990 WHME Coach of the Year; Region 2 Class 4A Coach of the Year on several occasions.

Special Recognition:  Served as President of Indiana Football Coaches Association 2001; Membership Secretary of IFCA since 2002; served as Director of Region 2 many times; Secretary of St. Joe Valley Chapter of Indiana Football Hall of Fame; worked in the University of Michigan Football Skills Camp 1990-2000; serves on the Indianapolis Colts Academic All-State Committee and the State Finals Awards Committee; administrator of South Bend Community Schools Football Clinics; has worked with College Football Hall of Fame Youth Clinics; served as NFF Coaching Clinic Director 3 years; currently serves as a physical education teacher at the Hay Primary Center for the South Bend Community Schools.

Family:  Wife, Judy; children, Greg (wife Laura), Michelle (husband Mike), and Tamara (husband Adam); grandchildren, Ella Ruth, Donovan, and Jillian.

(Updated March, 2011)