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Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association announces 2021 Hall of Fame Inductees

02/23/2021, 11:45am CST
By Travis Wilson

The Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association has announced its 2021 Hall of Fame induction class. A Hall of Fame Banquet is scheduled for Saturday, September 25th at the Glacier Canyon Lodge of the Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells. More information on tickets for the Banquet can be found by contacting inductees or the WBCA.

Additionally, the 2020 Hall of Fame Class will be recognized at a Banquet on Sunday, August 1st after last year's event was canceled due to the pandemic. The Class of 2020 Hall of Fame Banquet is scheduled for Sunday, August 1st at the Glacier Canyon Lodge of the Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells. More information on tickets for the Banquet can be found by contacting inductees or the WBCA.

2021 WBCA Hall of Fame inductees

“High School Coach”
Dan Burreson, Mineral Point
Andrew Cerroni, Sussex Hamilton
Greg Dull, Tomah-Sparta-Brookwood
John Gaier, Neillsville
Judy Harms, Whitewater
Marquis Hines, Milwaukee Vincent
Mike Hopkins, Darlington
Mark Meerstein, Green Bay NEW Lutheran
Sally Miller, Milwaukee Hamilton
Arnie Oelke, Fall River
Bill Scasny, DHSA-Homestead-Sussex Hamilton

“College Coach”
Eddie Andrist, Mount Senario-UW Stout
Terri Mitchell, Marquette University

“Assistant Coach”
Bill Kinziger, Clintonville
Mike McGivern, Dominican-Calvary Baptist-Martin Luther

“Player-Boy”
Travis Diener, Fond du Lac-Marquette
Percy Eddie, Milwaukee Tech
Devin Harris, Tosa East, UW-Madison
Paul Johnson, Orfordville-Parkview
Harvey Knuckles, Racine St. Catherine’s
John Stone, Whitefish Bay 
Marshall Williams, Milwaukee Vincent

“Player-Girl”
Sabrina Brooks, Bay View-University of Nebraska
Christine (Gutierrez) Keller- Milwaukee Pius XI
Jean Joppe, Green Bay West-Purdue
Nicole (Luchsinger) Anders, Janesville Parker-UW Milwaukee
Janel McCarville, SPASH-University of Minnesota
Cheryl (Orcholski) Mohr, Milwaukee Hamilton

“Friend”
Damon (Ryan) Cattani, Manitowoc
Ritchie Davis, Kaukauna

“Official”
Robin Last, Green Bay
Wesley Porter II, Milwaukee

2020 WBCA Hall of Fame Inductees

“High School Coaches”
Andy Banasik, Prairie du Chien
Jeff Boos, Sun Prairie
Kevin S. Bruggink, Oostburg
Tom Diener, Milwaukee Vincent, Milwaukee Hamilton, Cedarburg
Joe Gaspard, Aquinas
Patrick E. Murphy, Monroe
Douglas W. Pickarts, De Forest, Barneveld, Marshall
Gary Schmidt, New Berlin Eisenhower
Paul Wollersheim, Dominican, Martin Luther
Lucky Wurtz, Kimberly, Waupun, Laconia

“Players-Boys”
Jeff Askew, Milwaukee Washington
Bob Barneson, Eau Claire Senior
Terence T. Black, Milwaukee Messner
Michael Odell Gutter, Milwaukee Lincoln
Mike Koehler, Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah
Julian Swartz, Waukesha South

“Players-Girls”
Jessica Arneson-Mueller, Barneveld
Mary Berghuis, Brillion
Carrie (Templin) Gates, Weston
Christine “Rat” Rathke , Franklin (Deceased)
Kristi (Johnson) Zimmet, Holmen

“College Coaches”
Brad Soderberg, Univ. Virginia, Lindenwood, Wisconsin, South Dakota State, Loras
Bruce Weber, Kansas State, Univ.-Illinois, Southern Illinois Univ.

“Assistant Coaches”
Bill Greer, Clinton
Mark Padesky, Winona Cotter, UW-La Crosse, La Crosse Central

“Friends”
Joe Boucher, Madison
Jamie Koepp, Milwaukee Juneau, Watertown

“Referees”
George L. Becker, Mount Pleasant
John “Jack” Fleming, New Berlin


About the Author

Travis Wilson serves as the WisSports.net General Manager, Football Editor, and contributing writer for other parts of the site. Wilson was selected as part of the Sports 40 Under 40 list by Coach & AD Magazine and the National High School Athletic Coaches Association for 2019. The Wisconsin Football Coaches Association (WFCA) named Travis the 2015 recipient of the Dave McClain Distinguished Service Award. He currently serves on the WFCA Executive Board as the Website and Communications Director and is a member of the Executive Board of the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association. A graduate of Richland Center High School and Mount Mercy College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Travis was a three-sport athlete in high school (football, baseball, basketball) and currently resides in Reedsburg. You can follow him on Twitter at @travisWSN.

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