Jim East

 

Jim East

High School: Selma 1958

College: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY 1962

Inducted 2008

Graduate of Selma High School where he played baseball, basketball and track. Forty-six year coaching career, Chester Center, Center, Connersville, Lawrenceburg & Merrillville 28 years. Won 16 sectionals, 6 regionals, 1 semi-state & state runner-up in 1995 to Ben Davis. Leads the Duneland Athletic Conference with 12 titles. Holds the consecutive DAC win record with 25 games. Ball State Alumnus Coach of the Year & IBA District Coach of the Year 1995. Indiana All-Star Coach. Achieved 500 wins in 2000-01. Merrillville Coaches Hall of Fame, Delaware County Athletic Hall of Fame. Coached & gave clinics in four continents - Africa, Australia, Asia & Europe.

Jim East


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