Year Inducted: 1979 (p)
Nominated By: Thomas Stanton
Sports Competed In: Baseball, Basketball, Football, Track
Athlete, Coach or Contributor: Coach, Contributor
Attended Central High School in St. Joseph, MO, graduating in 1933.
Earned seven (7) varsity letters.
● Football: two letters; earned All-City honors.
● Basketball: three letters - All-City & All-Missouri Valley Conference
● Track: two letters - Held the Quarter Mile Record for 52 years (50.9).
Went to the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, CO and graduated in 1937...Continued his post-graduate studies at Colorado College earning a Masters Degree in 1960.
● All-Conference selection in football and basketball, earning three and four varsity letters, respectively.
● Also played on the Bears baseball team where he lettered four times.
Coached for 15 years:
● Pueblo Centennial - 12 years
● Wray, CO: one year
● Las Animas, CO: one year
● Arapahoe County, CO: one year
Worked 35 years in Pueblo School District #60:
● Centennial - Teacher, Coach, Counselor.
● Freed - Assistant Principal.
● Pitts - Principal.
● Assistant Superintendent Certificated Personnel for 12 years.
Worked as a football, basketball, baseball and track official in High School and College for 30 years.
Involved with the YMCA and Camp Crockett for 10 years.
Teacher, coach and administrator - Junior High Principal and Assistant Superintendent.
Lived in Pueblo with his wife, Mary Kathryn...Passed away on December 8, 1987.