Don Morris

Year Inducted: 1975

Category: Coaches

Schools / Organizations: (Rock Island) Alleman High School

Biography: Don Morris was the head coach for 33 seasons at (Rock Island) Alleman High School.  His overall record was 491-335.  Included in that total are 5 IHSA Regional titles in the always tough Quad Cities area, 2 IHSA Sectional titles, 1 IHSA Super-sectional triumph and a 4th place state tournament finish in 1964.  Additionally, Morris has guided the Pioneers to five holiday tournament crowns.  Don served the IBCA for many years as a member of the Board of Directors.  Don has also been inducted into The Quad Cities Hall of Fame and the St. Ambrose College Hall of Fame. The gym at Alleman bears his name as does the conference award for multiple sport athletes.  The award is given annually to one male and one female senior athlete from the Western Big 6 Conference who excel at athletics, academics and community service.  Don Morris passed away on July 11, 1983.