Elmer Shaw

Year Inducted: 1981

Category: Coaches

Schools / Organizations: Cissna Park Junior High School

Biography: Often, junior high school coaches are overlooked. That is not the case in Cissna Park. It would not be possible to overlook the coaching record of Elmer Shaw. For 10 consecutive seasons, from 1932 through 1941, Shaw coached Cissna Park to the state tournament. In 1933 Cissna Park became the first school to win the state title in both Class A and Class B. Shaw also coached Cissna Park to the Class A state title in 1935. Shaw’s teams were second in Class A in 1932 and in Class B in 1938; third in Class A in 1936; fourth in Class A in 1939 and in Class B in 1941. Shaw’s teams were 82-11 from 1932-1935.