Dick Van Scyoc

Year Inducted: 1974

Category: Coaches

Schools / Organizations: Armington High School
Washington (IL) High School
(Peoria) Manual High School

Biography: Dick Van Scyoc coached for 28 years at Peoria Manual HS, 15 at Washington HS and 2 years at Armington HS.  His teams won numerous championships on the way to a then state record  826 victories.  His 1962 Washington team advanced to the Elite 8.  With Manual his teams finished 4th, 2nd in 1991 and won the state championship in 1994, his final season.  Coach Van Scyoc won the Peoria Area Tri-County Sports Award for basketball in 1972 and was a member of the Chicago Daily News Board of Coaches for many years.