Year Inducted: 2010
Schools / Organizations: (Algonquin) Jacobs High School
Chester High School
(Carpentersville) Dundee-Crown High School
Elgin Community College
Biography: In a career that spanned nearly 40 years, James’ teams accumulated 500+ victories. Most of the wins came at the high school level with 79 wins coming during a 6 year stint at Elgin Communty College. His final 17 years of head coaching came at (Algonquin) Jacobs High School where from 2006-2009, they had the best 3 year record in Illinois at 76-9. In 2008, the team won the IHSA Regional. James also coached at Chester High School and (Carpentersville) Dundee-Crown High School.