Richard Hamann

Year Inducted: 1989

Category: Coaches

Schools / Organizations:
Carrollton High School

Biography: Dick Hamann served as Carrollton Community Unit High School boys’ basketball coach for 24 seasons (1949-1973) and produced a 368- 197 record. Six times Hamann teams won the Illinois Valley Conference championships, the IVC Tournament title in 1967. Twice Hamann coached Carrollton to Winchester Tournament titles along with six runner-up trophies and three third place finishes. In 1957 Carrolton won the Waverly Tournament and in 1971 the Worden Tournament. Three of the five years Hamann coached teams participated in the Greene County Tournament, they won the championship. Nine times Carrollton placed second in the IHSA Regionals. In 1973 Carrollton was a regional winner and was the sectional runner-up. Following his basketball days Hamann served Carrollton as its athletic director and track coach.