Posted: Thursday, December 5, 2013
Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516
The Rock Valley College Athletics Booster Club is establishing a Coaches Hall of Fame for RVC coaches who have been retired from the College for at least three years.
For the inaugural year, six former coaches who were instrumental in starting the athletics program at the College will be honored and inducted. There will be a special ceremony to honor these six coaches at halftime of the men's basketball game on Saturday, December 14, when the Golden Eagles will take on Black Hawk College (Moline) at 3:00 p.m.
The coaches being inducted are:
Men's Basketball Coach (1966-1985)
Geraldine E. "Gerry" McDermott
Initiated women's sports at RVC
Coached Volleyball, Softball and Women's Basketball (1965-1993)
Football Coach (1968-1987)
Golf Coach (1966-1967)
Swimming Coach (1967-1969)
Men's Tennis Coach (1968-1977)
Football Coach, Defensive Coordinator (1968-1977)
Ed Delaporte III
Baseball Coach (1967-1989)
Volleyball Coach (1993-1999), NJCAA Division III National Champions (1996, 1997)
Women's Basketball Coach (1993-1996)
If you have any questions please call Steve Vee at (815) 979-6085.