Name: Richard Engel
Year Inducted: 2014
Category: Friends of Basketball
Schools / Organizations:
(Elgin) St. Laurence Grade School
Elgin Salvation Army League
Biography: Dick has been attending IHSA basketball tournaments since 1964, missing only 4 tournaments in the 50 years leading to his HOF induction. He began coaching basketball at Elgin's St. Laurence Grade School and was a co-founder of the fundamentals program in that area. Dick held the positions of scout, assistant coach, and head coach in the programs for boys and girls. He also coached in a youth Salvation Army League.