NCAA and Big Ten champion at Michigan State University, 1951. National AAU junior champion in 1948, national AAU runner-up in 1949 and 1950 and five-time Lake Erie AAU champion. Wrestling coach at Cleveland John Marshall High School 24 years, producing state championship team in 1961 and 13 individual state champions. Charter member of Ohio High School Wrestling Hall of Fame. Picked by amateur Wrestling News as Coach-of-the-Year, 1969.