Jerry Lenhausen

Year Inducted: 1986

Category: Coaches

Schools / Organizations: LaRose High School
Wenona High School
Illinois State University

Biography: Jerry Lenhausen is a graduate of Illinois State University. In his 23 years of coaching on the junior high and high school level, Lenhausen has produced more than 350 victories. Lenhausen started his coaching career at tiny LaRose in Marshall County. Lenhausen has since coached at Wenona, Swaney, and Putnam County Junior High Schools and Wenona High School. His teams have won seven Little Tri-County Conference Tournaments and 8 conference championships. Nine times, his teams have reached the sectional level and four times have made the State Tournament with two gaining the Elite Eight.