Photo of Tony Broadus

Tony BroadusTony Broadus

Photo of Tony Broadus
School: Grant Graduation Year: 2002-11

Year Inducted: 2017

Sports Played: Coach

High School Honors: Graduate of Jefferson in 1985. Letterman in Football, Basketball, and Baseball.

Post High School Career: All-League Baseball player at Lane Community College; Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from OSU, 1991. Boys’ Basketball Coach at Grant from 2002-12 with a 161-78 record; State 6A Champions, 2008; PIL Coach of the Year, 2003 and 2008. Junior Varsity Basketball Coach at Roosevelt, 1992-99; Head Coach, 1999-2002; PIL Co-Coach of the Year, 2002. Head Basketball Coach at PCC from 2012-present. Northwest Athletic Conference League Champions in 2014, advancing to the NWAC Tournament for the first time in school history. NWAC Coach of the Year in 2014. Set home attendance record in 2017. Serves as Regional Program Manager for Metropolitan Family Service.

Commentary:

I would like to thank God first and foremost for the many blessings he has given me. Starting with my parents Barbara and James who instilled in me self confidence, compassion for others and trust in God. My big sister Lisa who was the PIL 100 meter dash champion in 1983, was one of my early heroes, and my younger brother James II was my best friend, rival and sparring partner all throughout our childhood.

Being inducted into the PIL Hall of Fame is an incredible honor. I would not be here today if not for the love, support, and mentor-ship of an incredible number of people. At the top of a very long list are these amazing individuals; Jerry Campbell, Paul Coakley Sr., Kelvin Hall, Joe McFerrin Sr., Theron Hall, Harold Williams Sr., my wife Lisa and the late Kurt Wilmarth.

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