Rider Hall of Fame BIO
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  •  Sport: Basketball
  •  Date Inducted: December 1994

A reserve basketball player for three seasons at Rider, he later served as a graduate assistant for the 1963-64 team which snapped NYU's 23-year home court winning streak (he was credited with the scouting report for that upset). Served as an assistant under Dick Harter at Penn. Coached Fordham to a 26-3 record in 1970-71 (3rd in NCAA East Regional). Went onto Notre Dame and posted a 393-197 record (419-200 overall) over 20 seasons at Notre Dame, including 13 campaigns with 20 or more wins. Fifteen of his teams earned NCAA tournament berths. He is the 'winningest' coach in Notre Dame history, with seven victories over teams ranked No. 1 at the time. One of four coaches at 1986 Olympic Sports Festival. Member of the NCAA Rules Committee.

10 former assistants have become head coaches. Volunteer with the Special Olympics Program. Former Special Assistant to the Director for the Office of National Drug Control Policy in Washington D.C. (they oversaw "Weed and Seed Program". Contributed in Arete program for Rider Student-Athletes.

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