IBCA Hall of Fame

Lester Hake

Name: Lester Hake

Year Inducted: 1978

Category: Coaches

Schools / Organizations:
Nashville Grade School

Biography:
Lester Hake was active in coaching from 1941 until 1977.  Lester handled the entire Nashville Grade School Basketball Program from 1941-1960; this included the sixth, seventh, and eighth grade teams.  From 1960-70, Hake concentrated his talents at the eighth grade level only.  His overall record for all levels was 519-315 for a 62.2% winning percentage.  His eighth grade teams won 15+ games on 12 different occasions.  Although he gave up basketball coaching in 1970, Lester remained as the baseball coach and athletic director until his retirement in 1977.