Born August 15, 1922 in Ashland, WI
Graduate of Ashland High School UW – Madison, UW - Milwaukee
Coached football at:
Wisconsin High School in Madison 1953-54;
Milwaukee South 1959-60;
Milwaukee King 1960-61; and
Milwaukee Marshall 1961-1984.
Ray played football at Ashland High School, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee and for the Navy while in the military service.
In 1953 he started his coaching career at Wisconsin High School in Madison. In 1954 he moved to Augusta where he coached for five years. In 1960 Ray Hendrickson started coaching in Milwaukee where he stayed until retirement in 1984. His teams won four City Championships. The 1984 team went undefeated and qualified for the State Play-Offs. In his fifteen years as head coach in Milwaukee schools Ray had a record of 81 wins, 48 losses and five ties for a .628 winning percentage.
In 1984 Ray was selected as Coach of the Year by both the Milwaukee Sentinel and the Milwaukee Coaches Association, Wisconsin Football Coaches Association, American Legion, VFW, and the Lion's Club. During his years in education he also coached basketball and track.
Tag(s): Hall of Fame