Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches

OATCCC Hall of Fame

Ed Barker Award Recipiants

Fred Beekman (Ed Barker Award - 1974)
Fred Beekman

Meet manager or co-manager of State Track and Field Championships from 1948 to present.

Ralph P. Adams (1974)
Ralph Adams

Assistant track coach at Cuyahoga Heights High School from 1946 through 1957. Assistant at Baldwin Wallace. Had much success coaching sprinters and hurdlers.

Wes Hartsock (1974)
Wes Hartsock

Coached track at Sandusky High school from 1965 through 1973. Coached cross country at Sandusky from 1965 through 1972. Was runner-up in the state high school cross country meet once. Won nine league and six district/regional track meets. Won seven league cross country meets. Coached five individual state high school track meet champions. Won 57 dual/tri meets. Was a successful athlete at Miami University of Ohio, winning one Mid America Conference pole vault title. OATC President.

Ray Hupp (1974)
Ray Hupp

Jumped for Newark High School and Ohio State University. Won the 1971 NCAA Decathlon title. Was a very successful high jumper in high school and college. Set one Ohio college outdoor record.

Henry C. Joy (1974)
Henry Joy

Coached track at Brooklyn High School from 1953 through 1963. Won one conference and one district track meet. Meet manager. Won 92 dual/tri meets.

Clarence "Pat" McMillin (1974)
Clarence McMillin

Coached track at Whitehall High School from 1957 through 1970. Won three league and two district track championships. Won 81 dual;/tri track meets. Official. OATC President. Meet manager.

James Mitchell (1974)
James Mitchell

Was an outstanding hurdler at Clyde High School. Won two state high school track meet events.

Stanley E. Skoczen (1974)
Stanley Skoczen

Coached track at Independence from 1944 through 1954. Won one state high school track meet. Coached nine individual high school track meet champions.

Dave Wottle (1974)
Dave Wottle

Ran for Canton Lincoln High School and Bowling Green State University. Won one Olympic gold medal in the 800 meters. Tied the world record in winning the final trails meet. Won two NCAA outdoor events and scored in another, won three indoor NCAA events. Won one outdoor national AAU event and scored in another. Won six Mid American Conference track titles and one cross country title. Won one All-Ohio cross country meet and scored in one NCAA cross country meet. Set 13 Ohio college records. Won one state high school track meet event. Coached track and cross country at Walsh College from fall of 1975 through spring of 1977 and at Bethany College from fall of 1977 through spring of 1981. Member of the National Track Hall of Fame.

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