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Faust L. Ferzacca - Green Bay West / Marquette / Packers / Northern Michigan

03/01/1981, 12:00am CST
By Wisconsin Sports Network

Born January 29, 1916 in Iron Mountain, Michigan

Attended Iron Mountain High School, Graduate of Lake Forest College with B.A., University of Wisconsin with M.A.

Frosty served two years as head football coach at his Alma Mater, Iron Mountain High School. In 1938 he moved to West High School in Green Bay as head football and basketball coach. His football teams at West had a record of 54-16-3. He captured 5 conference football championships and won 24 consecutive games in 1951-52-53.

Frosty was named Fox River Valley Coach of the Year in 1952 and 1953.

He moved to Marquette University in Milwaukee where he coached for two years. When Marquette dropped football Frosty worked for the Green Bay Packers before taking the head coaching assignment at Northern Michigan University. In 30 years of coaching he achieved his greatest collegiate success at Northern where his teams compiled a record of 55 wins, 19 losses, and 2 ties from 1957 to 1965. In 1965, his final season as head coach, he compiled a 7-3 record and was named A.P. and N.A.I.A. Coach of the Year. It was his second A.P. and fourth N.A.I.A. award.

Frosty was an outstanding athlete in high school and at Lake Forest College. At Lake Forest he was a member of Digamma Alpha Upsilon Fraternity, a member of the athletic board of control, and a member of Iron Key (honorary men's fraternity for all around abilities in scholarship, athletics, and leadership). He won the Clayton Mark trophy (most valuable player award) and captained the football team in his senior year.

Frosty is a charter member of the Lake Forest College Hall of Fame, a charter member of the Northern Michigan University Hall of Fame, and the Michigan Upper Peninsula Hall of Fame.

Tag(s): Hall of Fame