Hall of Fame – 2007
Presently coaching at Hastings, Rod was a two time State Champ at Ogallala where he graduated in 1983. Going on to College at Kearney State he took sixth place as an All American in 1985. Stepping into coaching Rod’s team at Bennington was State Champs in 1990 and he was also chosen Class C Coach of the Year. In addition he has taken two teams to Maine and hosted six Main Exchange tournaments in Bennington and Hastings. He also coached the metro-area All Stars in 1994 and the NSWCA All Star East-West Meet in 1999. Rod feels his biggest thrill was winning State in l990 with three undefeated State Champs and having a part of fifteen state records in addition to seeing his son, Jason, win his semi-consolation match at State.Rod is introduced by Dean Tickle.