Year Inducted: 2020
Schools / Organizations: Effingham Junior High School
Carmi Junior High School
Biography: Rod’s 411-201 coaching record includes 26 years as eighth-grade boys basketball coach at Effingham Junior High School. He moved into junior high coaching after spending one year as a junior varsity high school coach in Kentucky. Rod has posted a 387-186 mark in his lengthy tenure at Effingham Junior High. Prior to that, he was the seventh-grade girls coach for two years at Carmi Junior High, posting a 24-15 record.