Tyler was a 2
time IHSAA State Champion. He was 3rd in the discus in 1995 and also set a
Freshman State Record of 172' 4".
was again 3rd in the discus in 1996. He was runner-up in 1997 in the discus
and set a Junior State Record of 63' 2.5" in the shot put. Tyler won
both the I.H.S.A.A. shot and discus titles in 1998. He had high school bests
of 64' 2" in the shot and 203' 1" in the discus. Tyler won
both the shot and the discus at the Midwest Meet of Champions in 1998. He was
All-SEC in the discus at the University of Tennessee
in 2000 and 2001.
Megan was a State Finalist in the IHSAA
400 for 4 consecutive years. She placed 2nd in 1994 with a time of 57.04.
Megan again placed 2nd in 1995 with a time of 56.52. She placed 3rd in 1996
with a time of 57.25. In 1997, Megan placed 2nd for the third time with a
time of 56.25. She was an NCAA Division III 2 time National Champion in the
400 and was a 4 time All-American at Calvin College.
Megan holds the school record of 53.97.
Henry coached teams to 4 Sectional Track
Championships. He had 22 pole vault State
Finalists. Henry coached 2 I.H.S.A.A. State
Track Champions.- 1 in the pole vault and 1 in the
1600. 11 of his vaulters have been 14' or higher.
He has officiated at the NCAA Championships, Pan Am Games, USATF Nationals,
and the Olympic Trials. Henry vaulted 12' or higher for 38 consecutive years
and cleared 13' at the age of 50. He set a National Masters' Record of 4:28.5
for the decathlon 1500. Henry was been National Masters' Athlete of the Year
in 1984, 1988, and 1990.
cross country, John coached his teams to 11 Sectional Championships, 4
Regional Championships, and 2 State Finals appearances. In track, John had 6
Sectional Championships, 1 Regional Championship, and 30 State individual
qualifiers. He coached the 1978
I.H.S.A.A. Long Jump Champion and was a Midwest Meet of Champions assistant
coach. John was an outstanding track coach for 42 years.
was a 4 time IHSAA State Champion. She won the shot put in 1992 with a 44'
1" throw and was runner-up in the discus. In 1993, Alisa won again in the
shot with a State Record throw of 46' 5". She also won the discus with a
throw of 138' 1". In 1994, Alisa won the I.H.S.A.A. Shot Put
Championship for the third straight time. She threw 44' 10" and was
again a runner-up in the discus. At Purdue University,
Alisa threw 48' 1" in the shot and 154' 2" in the discus. She won a
silver medal in the shot for the USA Junior Team in the Pan American Games in
was a 3 time I.H.S.A.A. State Champion. She won the 1997 I.H.S.A.A. 1600 in 4:58.57
and won the 1998 I.H.S.A.A. 1600 in 4:58.63. She was 2nd in the Midwest Meet
of Champions 1600 in 1999. Amanda was
5th in the I.H.S.A.A.
Cross Country Meet as a sophomore, 6th as a junior, and was State Champion as
a senior in 1998. She finished second in the Mideast
Meet of Champions. At Indiana University,
Amanda was All-Big 10 her freshman year.
After graduating from IU and with one year left of eligibility, Amanda
enrolled at the University
where she became their top runner.
won the NCAA II Shot Put Championship for Indiana Central University
in 1977. He was runner-up in 1978 and 1979. At Stanford University,
Dave coached 2 Olympians, 4 NCAA Champions, and 44 All-Americans. At SMU, he
has produced 160 All-Americans and 32 NCAA Champions. 21 of his SMU athletes
have competed in the Olympics. In the 2000 Olympics, 4 of his athletes
competed in the discus and 7competed in the 4 throwing events. In the 2004 Olympics, 3 of
his athletes competed in the discus and 1 was the bronze medalist.
was a 2 time I.H.S.A.A. 1600 meter State Champion. He won in 1998 with a
4:14.90 and won in 1999 with a 4:12.9. Brett was the National Indoor 800
Champion in 1999. He was the State Indoor 800 meter record holder with a
1:51.77. Brett ran a 1:51.09 outdoors in 1999. He also was on the 4 x 800
meter Relay team that won the I.H.S.A.A. State
Championship in 1997.
Craig was the I.H.S.A.A. 3200 meter State
Champion in 1985 with a 9:07.63. He ran a 9:05.19 at the Indy Prep
Invitational earlier that year. Craig was an N.C.A.A. All-American at Kansas University
in the indoor 3000 meters and the outdoor 10,000 meters. He was Big 8 Indoor
Champion in the 3000 meters, the 5000 meters, and the Distance Medley Relay
in 1989. Craig was the school record holder in the indoor 5000 meters with a
13:51.82 and in the outdoor 10,000 meters with a 28:51.24
was the 1990 I.A.T.C.C.C. Official of the Year. He was the 1996 U.S.A.T.F.
Official of the Year. Billy was the 1986 I.H.S.A.A. boys' and girls' head
starter. He was the White River Games head starter in 1985, 1986, and 1987. Billy was the Indiana Official of the Year
in 1986 and 1991.
Edmonds has been involved in coaching and officiating in Indiana
for over 50 years. Gene
in high schools at Jackson
Chalmers, and Rensselaer.
After retiring from coaching at Rensselaer Central High School,
Gene continued his career as a Throws coach at Purdue University
for 9 years. In addition, Gene served as an Assistant Coach for the Midwest
Meet of Champions, and Assistant Throws Coach of the
North Team for the Olympic Sports Festival.
Over the years, Gene coached many high school conference and sectional
team champions. Gene coached two IHSAA State Champions and one Runner-Up in
the discus. While at Purdue, Coach Edmonds produced 4 Big Ten Champions, 1
Runner-Up Champion, 3 All Americans, and 1 NCAA National Champion. Coach Edmonds became
a Certified Master Track Official in 1979, and has officiated at all levels
from Pee-Wee TAC, to the Olympics. He has officiated at the NCAA Outdoor
Championships, USA T&F Outdoor and Indoor Championships, served as
Director of officials for the NCAA Indoor Championships for 8 years, was
Director of officials for the World Police and Fireman Games, Director of the
Bomber-Boiler Relays for 20 years, officiated the USA/USSR Meet, and
officiated the IHSAA State Track and Field Meet to mention a few. Coach
Edmonds has been named Horace Crow National Official of the Year, Andy Bakjian National Official of the Year, Indiana TAC Official
of the Year, and has been a recipient of the Meredith Payne Award. Gene has officiated at the Olympic Trials
on 5 occasions, and at the Olympic Games twice. There are few in the state of Indiana
that have given more to the sport of Track and Field
than Gene Edmonds. Along with his wife Rose, who is also a well known and
respected official, Gene continues to officiate
meets across the country, and to coach any athlete willing to put in the time
and effort to improve their performance. Gene Edmonds has dedicated his life
to the sport of Track and Field.