Year Inducted: 2014
Category: Career Coaches
Schools / Organizations: Washington High School
Robinson High School
Biography: Jack has coached basketball for 35 years, including an 11-year stint as head coach at Robinson High School and 1-year at Washington High School. He had a 192-123 head coaching record and a career mark of 645-457. Jack was an assistant coach at Washington for 9 years under Dick Van Scyoc, a hall of Fame Coach at (Peoria) Manual High School and one of the winningest coaches in Illinois history. Jack was a consummate coach who became a ‘guru’ of the matchup zone defense.