Born April 6, 1903 in Shawano, Wisconsin
Attended Shawano High School and Oshkosh University, Graduate of Elmhurst College in Illinois.
Coached high school football at:
West DePere for two years; and
Green Bay East for twenty-two years.
Head coaching record of 76 wins, 44 losses, and 10 ties.
At Shawano high school Al lettered for four years in football, basketball, and baseball. At Oshkosh he also lettered in football, basketball, baseball, and track. He excelled in the same sports at Elmhurst College.
Al began his coaching career at Elmhurst College where he was an assistant in football, basketball, and head baseball coach for two years.
At West DePere he coached football, basketball, and track. In 1933 his basketball team at West DePere competed in the state tournament consolation finals. At Green Bay East Al coached golf and basketball. He was track coach for over twenty years and his teams won 8 Fox River Valley Championships.
As a head football coach at East his teams won 70 lost 36 and tied 9. Teams won one Valley championship. Al managed the high school all-star games held in Green Bay in 1948,1949, and 1950.
He was selected Fox River Valley Coach of the Year in 1950 and 1954. In 1963 he coached basketball at the University of Wisconsin Extension in Green Bay and tied for the championship with 14 wins and 2 losses.
He served as athletic director at Green Bay East from 1954 to 1968.
Tag(s): Hall of Fame