Head coach of the Southern Oregon Raiders from 1946 until 1950.
He graduated from Southern Oregon College in 1937 and the University of Oregon in 1939.
He was ranked #6 in total wins at Southern Oregon after retirement and at .625, #1 in the school's winning percentage.
He fathered three children: Patrick, Don, and Alexis.
He served as coach of Medford High School's Black Tornado football team, until Bill Bowerman returned to the position after fighting in World War II; Bowerman would later co-found Nike.