Friends of Basketball
Year Inducted: 2022
Category: Friends of Basketball
Schools / Organizations:
Aurora West High School
(Aurora) Jefferson Middle School
Biography: Rick served as girls’ and boys’ basketball coach for 12 years at Jefferson Middle School and 23 years as freshmen and sophomore boys’ basketball coach at West Aurora High School. He also was a color commentator on West Aurora radio broadcasts.
For more than 20 years, Rick worked behind the microphone with Hall of Famer Neal Ormond at West Aurora games. He was inducted into the West Aurora Blackhawk Hall of Fame in 2015.