Year Inducted: 2010
Category: Career Coaches
Schools / Organizations: Mt. Zion Junior High School
Mt. Zion High School
Biography: Richard’s 42-years of coaching includes time as the girls’ head coach at Mt. Zion junior and senior high schools and as an assistant for the Millikin University women’s team. His junior high teams won undefeated IESA state titles in 1993 and 1994. Richard’s Mt. Zion high school girls’ teams won 8 conference titles, 6 IHSA Regional crowns and 3 IHSA Sectional championships. Those teams had a combined record of 308-128. He helped Millikin University win the 2005 NCAA Division III National Championship (that team was inducted into the IBCA Hall of Fame in 2006).