The first induction into the MHSCA Hall of Fame took place in 1957. The original Hall of Fame room was at Win Schuler's Restaurant in Marshall, Michigan. Eventually, it was moved to the Student Services Building of Central Michigan University (CMU). Currently, it is housed in the Student Activities Center next to the Dan Rose Arena at CMU. Over 500 coaches have been awarded this honor.
Qualifications for induction into the MHSCA Hall of Fame are: one must have served a minimum of twenty-five years in high school coaching and/or athletic administration, have exemplified service to his/her community, state and affiliated organizations.
My dad's qualifications include:
- 36 years as a basketball coach
- 7 Conference and 8 Michigan High School Athletic Association District titles
- 18 years as a golf coach with 2 league, 1 regional and 1 runner-up titles
- Class C Regional Boys Coach of the Year in Golf, in 1995
- Class C State Boys Coach of the Year in Golf, in 1995
- 3 years as a baseball coach
- 33 years as a football coach
- 17 years as a track coach
- 26 years as an athletic director
- Charter Member of the Michigan High School Coaches Association.
- Brethren High School, Brethren, Michigan
- Kingsley High School, Kingsley, Michigan
- Deckerville Community Schools, Deckerville, Michigan
- Harbor Beach Community Schools, Harbor Beach, Michigan
- Strickland Middle School, Denton, Texas
- Hackett Catholic Central High School, Kalamazoo, Michigan