Name: Roger Gerlach
Year Inducted: 2016
Category: Friends of Basketball
Schools / Organizations:
Sparta High School
Roger was a fixture in the Sparta High Schol sports programs dating back to the 1980's. Included is a 268-123 record as the head girls coach there. He guided the Sparta girls to the IHSA Class A Sweet Sixteen in 2006. He was chosen the Southern Illinois Coaches Association Coach of the Year for that season. Under his leadership, the Sparta girls won 6 regional titles.