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Gordy Schofield - Antigo

03/01/1993, 12:00am CST
By Wisconsin Sports Network

Born May 18, 1931 in Rice Lake, Wisconsin

Graduate of Cameron High School, BS Degree from UW-Eau Claire, MS Degree from University of Pittsburgh

Coached football at: Antigo High School 1953-87.

His record was 199 wins, 41 losses, 2 ties, 15 Conference Championships, 7 undefeated seasons, and 3 State Championships.

Gordy graduated from Cameron High School where he lettered in football, basketball and baseball. At UW-Eau Claire he played football.

After college Gordy took a job at Antigo High School where he was an assistant football coach from 1953 to 1961. He became head coach in 1962, and coached through the 1987 season. (He took a year off in 1965.) In his 25 years as a head coach, Gordy Schofield won 199 games while losing only 41 and tying 2. This is a winning percentage of .829. His teams won 15 conference championships and were undefeated 7 times. They were Division I State Champions in 1976, 1978 and 1982. Gordy was selected Wisconsin High School Football Coach of the Year in 1972, 1976 and 1982.

He was an assistant coach of the North Squad in the first Shrine All-Star game in 1977. The North and South played to a 6-6 tie. Besides coaching football, Gordy also coached golf and basketball at Antigo. He is a member of the Langlade County Ski Club and on the Peace Lutheran Church Board of Education.

Gordy retired as football coach in 1987, and as a teacher in 1990.

Tag(s): Hall of Fame