Year Inducted: 2006
Nominated By: Anna Baca
Sports Competed In: Baseball, Basketball
Athlete, Coach or Contributor: Athlete, Coach
Attended Pueblo South H.S., graduating in 1970...Played four seasons (1967-70) as a guard on the Colts basketball team.
● Named All-Conference two years.
● Selected to Honorable mention All-American (one year).
Went to Colorado College (CC) for the 1970-71 academic year and played guard on the Tiger's basketball team...Transferred to the University of Southern Colorado (USC) and played guard on the Indians basketball team as a guard (1971-73).
● Leading scorer on the CC basketball team (18.7 points per game).
● Helped USC advance to the Regionals (1972).
● Spent 12 years coaching the freshman girls basketball team at Pueblo South H.S. (1977-90).
● Posted a 147-19 record during that span (1977-90) and a record of 80-1 from 1985-90.
● Took over the girls varsity basketball coaching duties for the next 16 years beginning in 1991.
● Won six consecutive league titles and was Co-Champions with Pueblo County H.S. in 1996.
● League Record from 1991-1996 was 83 win in 84 games.
● Named 4A "Coach-of-the-Year" three consecutive years (1992-94).
● Named the Colorado "Coach-of-the-Year" (1994).
● 23-1 Placed third at state (1991).
● 24-1 State Champions (1992).
● 25-1 State Champions (1993).
● 24-2 State Champions (1994).
● 23-2 Placed third at state (1995).
● 17-6 Regional Finalist (1996).
● Member of Colorado Referees Association for 22 years.
● Worked as a basketball referee and served as group President 1987 and several years as an officer.
● Worked eight high school state basketball tournaments.
● Refereed college games including the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) League Championship game three years in a row.
● Worked as an high school umpire for five years and was part of the 1991 State Championship game umpiring crew.
● Was a speaker at high school clinics twice (1989, 1994).
Teacher/Coach - School District #60 - Pueblo South High School Girls Basketball Coach.
Lives in Pueblo West, CO with his wife, Jackie.