John Collier


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New Castle IN 47362

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New Castle IN 47362



John Collier

High School: Guilford 1944


Inducted 1979

Twice leading scorer and captain at Guilford H. S. ... 4-year letter-winner ... MVP as senior in 1944 ... at Hanover College started every game in his 4 years ... captain and MVP as junior ... helped Hanover win its first Hoosier Col. Conf. championship ... coached Vevay HS from 1951-56 and Brookville 1956-66 ... named coach of the year 3 times by Southeastern Indiana Coaches-Officials-Principals Assn... became Hanover basketball coach in 1966, athletic director 2 yrs later ...coached Panthers to five berths in the NAIA national tournament...3 times coach of the year in the Hoosier Collegiate Conference. His son, Steve, was Mr. Basketball in 1974.

John Collier

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