Rider Hall of Fame BIO
  •  Sport: Tennis
  •  Date Inducted: February 2000

Served Rider for over 30 years as Athletic Director (1952-66), Tennis Coach (1946-1975) and teacher. Mr. Kilgus has 29 consecutive winning seasons and finished with a 322-45 record, including a Rider record 39 straight victories stretching over the 1965, 1966 & 1967 seasons. He enjoyed seven undefeated seasons, won 30 championships in various tournaments, two NCAA Atlantic Coast Championships, seven NAIA District 31 Championships and one ECAC 2 Championship. He helped Rider move into the Middle Atlantic Conference - University Division, which evolved into the East Coast Conference. He also coached junior-varsity basketball to an 80-12 four-year record.