Inducted: June 23, 2010 in Fort Wayne, IN
Date of Birth: September 16, 1952 in Bluffton, IN
High School Attended: Adams Central Graduated: 1970
High School Honors: All-State and All-Conference in football as a running back; led team to conference championship senior year
College Attended: Taylor University Graduated: 1974
College Honors: 3-year football starter (2 years as offensive back and 1 year as defensive safety)
Coaching Experience: Varsity assistant football coach Adams Central 1974-1976; head coach at Adams Central 1977-2008 (32 years); winning percentage of .632 (235-136); play-off record of .716 (63-25).
Coaching Honors: North All-Star assistant coach 1998, 2000; Class 1A Football Coach of the Year; won 6 ACAC titles, 16 Sectional Championships, 10 Regional Championships, 1 Semi-State Championship, and 1 State Championship;
Outstanding Players Coached: John DeVoss, SMU, starting receiver; Quinn Hirschy, Taylor University, starting fullback; Curt Garwood, St. Francis, starting tight end; Stan Hill, Earlham, starting center; Ked Hirschy, Taylor University, starting defensive end.
Special Recognition: Inducted into Taylor University Hall of Fame 2009; continues as Athletic Director at Adams Central.
Family: Wife, Barbara; children, AnnDee and Joel