Friends of Basketball
Year Inducted: 2012
Category: Friends of Basketball
Schools / Organizations: Highland High School
Highland Junior High School
Biography: John has been around basketball his entire life. His father, Robert, was a long time coach at Centralia Junior High School and is a 1974 IBCA Hall of Famer. John began working as a bench official while in high school and has served in that capacity for 50+ years. He has been a timer for Highland Community Schools for 40 years (junior high and high school varsity). He also has been a timer for McKendree University men’s basketball games for 30+ years.