|School: Marshall||Graduation Year: Coach, 1960-1980|
Year Inducted: 2018
Sports Played: Coach
High School Honors: Lincoln: Football, Freshman 2 years; Wrestling, Assistant 2 years.
Washington/Washington-Monroe: Football, Head Coach 3 years, Assistant 4 years; Wrestling, Assistant 4 years; Tennis, Head Coach 2 years.
Madison: Football, JV Coach 1 year; Wrestling, Assistant 1 year.
Marshall: Softball: Head Coach 4 years, winning 3 PIL Championships. Football, JV Coach 5 years, Freshman 4 years.
Post High School Career: Graduate of College of Great Falls (Montana) with Masters at University of Portland. Active Army duty in Korean War 4 years; Reserves until retirement as Lieutenant Colonel in 1991. None of his 26 teams in 20 years had a losing season. One of his Washington High School Varsity Football teams reached an in-season No. 1 State ranking with just 22 squad members. Taught Math (general to Calculus) at all 4 Portland schools and English at Lincoln. He and his wife raised 7 daughters and would host spaghetti feeds for his Washington gridders. “I have good memories of coaching some great kids. I feel lucky that I had the opportunity to be a coach; every day is a new fun day,” he said.
I have good memories of coaching some great kids. I feel lucky that I had the opportunity to be a coach; every day was a new fun day.