Began teaching career at Clay Twp. (Maconaquah) where he coached 5th & 6th, junior high, freshmen and kept score for the varsity…taught 2 years at Burket Jr. High (Tippecanoe Valley) and coached 7th and 8th…began Varsity coaching career at alma mater Sidney High School (a part of Whitko Comm. Schools) one year, then South Whitley High School (also a part of Whitko Comm. Schools) 4 years; and 24 years at Whitko High School…currently in tenth year at Tippecanoe Valley…Whitko teams cut down sectional nets 11 times in 24 years…added 2 regional nets and slipped through the semi-state in 1991 to the Final Four…Tippecanoe Valley has won 4 sectionals, 1 regional and 9 Three Rivers Conference titles from 1998-2008…currently fourth among active coaches in number of wins, 654+ and counting.

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