The first baseball coach to be named to the Ohio High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame and certainly one of the greatest ever to coach in the Akron area. In 19 years at Barberton High School his teams won 253 games, lot 167 and had five ties. The Magics won four regional championships, advancing to the Ohio Championship game in both 1947 and 1959. On the 1947 team that lost to Upper Arlington, 2-0, in extra innings were Hall of Famers "Bo" Schembechler and Hal Naragon. He was also honored with induction into the Kent State Hall of Fame.