Mickey Beck graduated from Seymour High School in 1958 and was a three-sport athlete for the Owls in basketball, baseball and cross-country.
He also served as the boys basketball coach and athletics director at Seymour.
Beck was a three-year letter winner and two-year starter in basketball.
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In 1957, Beck averaged 13 points per game in helping the Owls to an 18-8 record and sectional and regional championships. It was the first regional title for Seymour in 25 years and only the second in school history.
The Owls were also sectional champions and regional runners-up his sophomore and senior seasons.
Beck was a four-year varsity player in baseball. As a senior, he helped the Owls to a 13-3 record and a South Central Conference championship.
He was a three-year letter winner in cross-country and helped the Owls win the Seymour Invitational and the South Central Conference championship in his junior year.
Beck was the varsity boys basketball coach at Seymour from the 1974-75 season through the 1979-80 season. His 1975 team had a 21-5 record and won sectional and regional championships and advanced to the championship game of the semi-state.
His 1977 team also won a sectional championship and his 1979 and 1980 teams won South Central Conference titles. He had an 81-55 record as the Seymour coach.
Beck was the Seymour High School athletics director from 1990-2003. He’s the only 2017 Hall of Fame inductee who was a player, coach and administrator at Seymour.
John Britton was the varsity baseball coach at Seymour High School for 14 seasons, and the athletics director at the school for four years.
Britton coached the Owls’ baseball teams from 1965-78 and had a record of 243-137 (64 percent winning percentage).
His Seymour teams won five South Central Conference championships: 1966-67, 1969, 1973-74.
Britton also coached nine sectional championship teams in 1967-75 and 1978. He had regional championship teams in 1974 and 1978.
He coached four players who earned all-state honors, 16 players who earned All-South Central Conference honors and numerous players who went on to play college baseball.
He also had three players who played professional baseball: Mike Russell, Stan Schroer and Luke Wren.
Britton was the coach of the South team in the annual Indiana North-South All-Star game in 1978.
Britton was athletics director at Seymour from 1976 to 1980 and also was an assistant football coach for the Owls.
Joe Goodman was the Seymour High School football coach for 30 seasons, starting in the fall of 1974.
Goodman compiled a record of 189-127 (60 percent) during his 30 years at Seymour.
His teams won three South Central Conference championships, three Hoosier Hills Conference titles, four sectional titles, two regional championships and one semistate title.
The 1991 squad advanced to the Class 4A state championship game at the Hoosier Dome in Indianapolis.
Goodman had two teams finish the season unbeaten, and each was ranked No. 1 in the state.
He also coached for two seasons at Maconaquah High School and had a career record of 202-133.
He is one of only 66 coaches in Indiana High School football history with at least 200 career wins.
Seymour High School started playing football in 1923, and has featured 17 head coaches.
Goodman’s 30 years as coach and 189 wins is a record untouched by any other football coach in school history.
The second longest coaching tenure at Seymour was nine seasons and second on the all-time win list is Dave Shaw with 40.
Goodman was honored as the Region 10 Coach of the Year in 1991 and 1997, and won Coach of the Year honors in both the South Central Conference and Hoosier Hills Conference.
He was selected as an assistant coach for the Indiana South All-Star football team four times and was the South team head coach in 1988.
Goodman coached many players who earned all-conference and all-state honors, including 18 Indiana South All-Star players.
He also had numerous players that played college football including: Michael Batts, Kevin Krienhagen, Clint Davis, Matt Egloff, Ryan Schrink, Andy Stark, Jason Stahl, Rob Henkle, Eric Fish, Clint Bobb, Ross Wiethoff, Brian Culp, D.J. Henkle, Rob Mager and Jay Gerth.
Goodman was inducted into the Indiana High School Football Hall of Fame in 1998.
He has played an important role with the Indiana Football Coaches Association, serving as president and secretary of the IFCA. Goodman was a 1962 graduate of Duggar High School and a 1966 graduate of Indiana State University.
Baron Hill graduated from Seymour High School in 1971 and was a standout in football, basketball and track.
In football, Hill was a three-year starter for the Owls at running back and defensive back.
As a sophomore, Hill led the Owls in scoring with 54 points and won the Mr. Tough Award.
As a junior, Hill again led the Owls in scoring and was voted the team’s outstanding back. He also was voted to the All-South Central Conference team.
His senior year, Hill scored 142 points in leading the Owls to a 7-3 record. That included a school record 44 points and seven touchdowns in the game against Bedford.
Hill had a school record 22 rushing touchdowns on the season and a school record four interceptions in the game against Floyd Central.
He was voted the team’s MVP, was selected to the All-SCC team and was voted first team All-State.
He still owns the school record for kick-off returns for a touchdown with four.
Hill was a three-year starter in basketball and ended his career as the school’s all-time leading scorer with 1,419 points and he is still the top scorer in Seymour boys’ basketball history.
As a sophomore, he was team’s third leading scorer at 14 points per game.
As a junior, Hill was second on the team in scoring and led the Owls in assists. He averaged 18 points and five assists per game as Seymour rolled to a 25-1 record with conference, sectional and regional championships.
He was All-South Central Conference and All-State Honorable Mention.
As a senior, Hill scored 611 points, averaging 24.4 points per game. Those numbers are the highest single season scoring average in a school history, and the 611 points is the second highest in school history.
He was the team MVP, was voted All-SCC and was voted to the All-State First Team.
He was selected to the Indiana All-Star team and started both games against Kentucky.
In the game at Hinkle Fieldhouse, he scored 20 points to lead Indiana to the win and was voted the game’s “Star of Stars.”
Hill’s career average of 19.2 points is the second highest in school history.
He is also second in school history in field goals made, third in free throws made and fourth in assists.
Hill was selected to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Silver Anniversary team in 1996 and was inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in 2000.
Hill won four varsity letters in track. He led the team in scoring as a sophomore with 139.5 points.
He won the 100 and 220 in the sectional, the 100 in the regional and finished third in the 100 in the state track meet.
As a junior, Hill was the team’s MVP and won the 100 and 220 in the conference, sectional and regional meets. In the regional, he set the school record in the 100 at 9.5-seconds and in the 220 at 21.4-seconds.
His time of 9.5-seconds in the 100 also matched the existing state record.
He finished third in the state meet in the 100.
As a senior, Hill scored 147.5 points and was the team MVP.
He again won the 100 and 220 in the conference, sectional and regional track meets and finished third in the 100 in the state meet.
He was named Seymour High School’s Most Outstanding Athlete as a senior.
Hill was the most highly recruited athlete in Seymour school history and received division one scholarship offers in football, basketball and track. He decided to play college basketball at Furman University.
He played 83 games for Paladins and scored 393 points. He helped Furman win three Southern Conference Tournament titles and two Southern Conference regular season titles.
Furman had a record of 64-25 in Hills’ three seasons as a point guard and played in the NCAA Tourney all three years.
Bode Hill graduated from Seymour High School in 1956 and competed in football, basketball, baseball and track.
Hill was a four-year letter winner in football and was a leader on the 1955 Seymour team that went 9-0 on the season.
That year, Hill scored 120 points and earned All-South Central Conference and All-State honors.
That 1955 Seymour football team is still regarded as one of the best in school history.
Hill also helped the Owls to a 6-3-1 record in 1953 and a South Central Conference title. He scored 115 points that season and earned All-SCC honors.
In 1954, Seymour was 6-3 and Hill scored 48 points.
Hill was a four-year letter winner in basketball and played in 87 varsity games, which is still a Seymour school record.
He is the 18th leading scorer in school history with 932 points.
Hill was a starter for the Owls as a sophomore, junior and senior and those teams won three sectionals, two South Central Conference titles and were runner-up in the regional twice.
Those teams had a combined record of 61-13.
Hill was a three-year varsity player in baseball for Seymour from 1954 through 1956.
The Owls had a combined record of 24-13 in those three seasons.
Hill was also a four-year letter winner in track. He qualified for the regional in the 100 and 220 as a sophomore.
Hill earned 15 varsity letters, which is still a record at Seymour High School.
John Judd was a 1960 graduate of Seymour High School and was a three-sport athlete for the Owls in basketball, baseball and cross-country.
Judd was a four-year varsity letter winner and three-year starter in basketball.
He earned his first varsity letter on the 1956-57 Seymour basketball team that won sectional and regional championships.
As a sophomore, he was the fourth leading scorer on a senior-dominated team that won a sectional title and was runner-up in the regional.
Judd was the leader of the 1959 and 1960 Seymour teams that won sectional titles.
In his junior season, Judd averaged 19 points a game as the Owls finished 16-8.
He was voted to the All-South Central Conference team and was the Seymour team MVP.
Judd had a tremendous senior season for the Owls, as he scored 562 points and averaged 22.5 points a game — the fifth highest single season point total in Seymour school history.
The Owls won the sectional title and lost a close game to New Albany in the regional championship.
In a regular season game at Franklin during his senior season, Judd poured in 49 points on 19 field goals and 11 free throws. It’s the single-game scoring record at Seymour and is one of the longest standing basketball records at the school.
He was all-conference, team MVP and all-state honorable mention as a senior.
When he graduated in 1960, Judd was the second leading scorer in school history with 1,167 points and is ninth on the scoring list today.
Judd was selected to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Silver Anniversary team in 1985.
Judd was a three-year varsity letter winner in baseball and cross-country.
In baseball, the Owls were 40-13 in his three seasons with two South Central Conference championships.
As a senior, Judd helped the Seymour cross-country team go unbeaten in dual meets, to a first place finish in the Seymour Invitational, second place in the South Central Conference meet and third place in the Columbus Invitational.
Judd was selected as the Seymour Most Outstanding Athlete in 1960.
He continued his basketball career at the U.S. Air Force Academy, where he was a three-year starter.
He led the team in scoring as junior and senior and is still the 29th leading scorer in Air Force history with 955 points.
His career scoring average of 14.1 points per game is the eighth best in Air Force basketball history.
Teri Moren is a 1987 graduate of Seymour High School and played basketball and volleyball for the Owls.
In basketball, she was a three-year starter on three straight sectional championship teams.
As a sophomore, Moren helped Seymour to a 16-5 record.
In her junior year, she led Seymour to a 23-3 record and sectional and regional championships. The Owls were runners-up in the semistate.
As a senior, Moren led Seymour to a 22-4 record and sectional, regional and semistate championships.
It was the only time that a Seymour boys or girls basketball team advanced to the state tournament’s Final Four.
She was voted to the All-South Central Conference team three times and was a First Team All-State selection as a senior.
She is the sixth leading scorer in Seymour school history with 1,138 points and is fourth in assists and second in steals.
Moren was selected to the Indiana All-Star team in 1987, was named to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Silver Anniversary team in 2012. She was inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in 2014.
Seymour had a 61-12 record in her three seasons as a starter.
Moren also was a three-year starter in volleyball at Seymour and helped the Lady Owls win three sectional titles and a regional championship.
Moren played college basketball at Purdue University. She earned four letters and was a two-year starter for the Boilermakers.
She played in three NCAA Tournaments and was a starter on Purdue’s first Women’s Big Ten Championship team.
After graduating from Purdue, she went into college coaching.
Moren was an assistant coach at Butler, associate head coach at Georgia Tech, head coach at the University of Indianapolis and Indiana State University and is now the women’s basketball coach at Indiana University.
Rick Mousa graduated from Seymour High School in 1970 and played basketball and football for the Owls.
Mousa was a four-year letter winner and three-year starter in basketball.
As a freshman, Mousa was a role player on a sectional championship team.
His sophomore year, he was the team’s second leading scorer at 14 points per game.
In his junior year Mousa was the Owls’ leading scorer and rebounder, averaging nearly 20 points and 14 rebounds a game.
He was voted to the All-South Central Conference team, the Owls’ Most Valuable Player and earned All-State Honorable mention.
As a senior, Mousa led Seymour to an historic season.
The Owls won their first 25 games and captured conference, sectional and regional championships before suffering a heartbreaking two-point loss in the semistate championship game.
Mousa, who averaged 19 points and 15 rebounds per game, was selected to the All-South Central Conference team, was the team’s MVP for the second straight year and was voted All-State first team.
He finished third in Indiana’s Mr. Basketball voting and was the first Seymour basketball player selected to the Indiana All-Star team.
Mousa played a key role in helping Indiana sweep its annual summer series with Kentucky.
He scored 20 points in the two games, including 14 points in the final nine minutes, in the Indiana’s win at Hinkle Fieldhouse.
He finished his career at Seymour with 1,277 points, which is still seventh in school history. Mousa also ended with 990 career rebounds, which is second in school history.
Mousa was selected to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Silver Anniversary team in 1995.
Mousa was a three-year starter in football for the Owls as a defensive end and two-year starter as a tight end/wide receiver.
He was voted the team’s outstanding blocker as a junior and caught two touchdown passes.
As a senior, Mousa was the third leading scorer on the team and helped lead Seymour to a 6-4 record.
Mousa was one of the most widely recruited basketball players in Indiana as a senior, and was offered a scholarship by all of the major colleges in Indiana.
He accepted a scholarship to play basketball for legendary coach Frank McGuire at the University of South Carolina.
Freshmen were not eligible to play in 1970-71, so Mousa played on the Gamecocks’ freshman squad coached by Donnie Walsh, who would later serve as the team president for both the Indiana Pacers and New York Knicks.
As a sophomore, Mousa came off the bench to help South Carolina go 24-5 on the season and earn a trip to the NCAA tourney.
He was a starter as a junior on a Gamecocks’ team that included future NBA players Alex English, Kevin Joyce, Brian Winters and Mike Dunleavy.
The team finished 22-7 and again advanced to the NCAA Tourney. However, a severe knee injury during that season ended Mousa’s college career.
He twice won the team’s academic award at South Carolina.
Lloyd “Barney” Scott
Lloyd “Barney” Scott was the Seymour High School boys basketball coach for 13 seasons, and was also the school’s athletics director.
Scott coached the Owls’ basketball teams from 1961-62 to 1973-74 and had a record of 233-91 (72 percent).
His teams won nine sectionals and five regionals, including regional championships his first four years at Seymour from 1962-65.
His 1970 team had a record of 25-1 and won sectional and regional titles.
Scott’s teams in 1962, 1964, 1965 and 1970 advanced to the final eight of the state tournament.
Six of his 13 teams at Seymour won at least 20 games and in his final five seasons of coaching from 1969-70 to 1973-74 his teams were 106-20.
He coached the first two Seymour players selected to the Indiana All-Star team, Rick Mousa in 1970 and Baron Hill in 1971.
Nine of the top-20 scorers in Seymour basketball history played for Scott.
His 13 years as the Owls’ coach is the longest basketball coaching tenure in school history and his 233 wins is 106 more than the second highest total.
Scott also coached at Jasper and Hagerstown high schools and his 20 year coaching record was 334-153.
Scott was inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in 1981 and served as the president of the Hall of Fame from 1983-86.
During that time he helped plan the building of the new Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in New Castle.
Scott was the athletics director at Seymour during his tenure as basketball coach and beyond.
He was instrumental in developing the girl’s athletics program at Seymour, and in the planning and construction of a new gymnasium that opened in the fall of 1970.
It is the third largest high school gym in the nation. In 1988, it was renamed the Lloyd E. Scott Gymnasium.
As athletics director, Scott also played a major role in hiring at least two future Hall of Fame coaches at Seymour.
They were football coach Joe Goodman and girls basketball coach Donna Sullivan.
He was president of the Indiana High School Athletic Director’s Association in 1974-75 and was presented the Outstanding Service Award by the IHSAA for a lifetime of dedication to athletics in 1976.
Scott was a graduate of Jeffersonville High School, where he was a three-year varsity player in football, basketball and baseball.
He was a 1951 graduate of Hanover College, where he was a four-year starter in basketball.
He played in 89 games for the Panthers and was the leading scorer as a senior.
That year he was selected All-Conference and the team’s MVP. Scott was part of the first class of inductees into the Hanover College Athletic Hall of Fame in 1995.
Larry Shade graduated from Seymour High School in 1962 and played football, basketball and baseball for the Owls.
Shade was a three-year starter in basketball for Seymour.
As a sophomore, he averaged eight points a game on a team that won a sectional title and was runner-up in the regional.
As a junior, Shade averaged 13 points per game on a sectional championship team.
His senior year, Shade averaged 18 points a game as the Owls compiled a 21-6 record and won sectional and regional titles.
Seymour advanced to the championship game of the semistate, where the Owls lost to eventual state champion Evansville Bosse.
In that semistate, Shade scored 25 points in the semifinal win over Eminence and 24 points in the loss to Bosse.
In seven tourney games that year, Shade averaged 20 points a game.
He was named to the All-South Central Conference team and was All-State honorable mention.
Shade is 16th on the all-time scoring list at Seymour with 991 points.
Shade was selected to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Silver Anniversary team in 1987.
Shade was a two-year starter at quarterback on the Seymour football team.
As a senior he led the Owls to a 7-2 record.
In baseball, Shade was a four-year letter winner and three-year starter for Seymour. He helped the Owls win the South Central Conference championship in 1960.
His senior season, Shade batted .460 as the Owls finished with a 10-6 record.
He was selected to the All-South Central Conference team.
In Shade’s senior year, he was selected as the team’s Most Valuable Player in football, basketball and baseball.
Shade continued his athletic career at Butler University, where he played basketball and baseball for legendary coach Tony Hinkle.
As a senior in basketball, Shade was the team captain, team MVP and was voted All-Conference.
In baseball, he was a two-time all-conference selection and the team’s leading hitter as a junior and senior.
Following his senior year, Shade was presented Butler’s Hilton Brown Mental Attitude Award.
He was inducted into the Butler University Athletic Hall of Fame in 2004.
Julie VonDielingen-Shelton is a 1989 graduate of Seymour High School and a four-year varsity letter winner in volleyball, basketball and track.
In volleyball, VonDielingen-Shelton was a four-year starter on Seymour teams that won four sectionals, three regionals and two semistate championships.
She was a three-time All-South Central Conference selection, a two-time MVP and was first team All-State her senior year.
As a senior, VonDielingen-Shelton led the Owls to the state tournament’s Final Four for the second straight year and won the IHSAA Mental Attitude Award.
In basketball, VonDielingen-Shelton was a four-year starter and helped the Lady Owls win three sectionals, three regionals and one semistate.
During those four seasons, Seymour had an 81-16 record.
VonDielingen-Shelton scored 1,564 points during her career and when she graduated was the all-time leading scorer in Seymour basketball history.
She is still second on the all-time list today.
She is also the all-time career leader in rebounding in girl’s basketball history with 912, second in career free-throw percentage and third in field goal percentage, steals and three-point shooting percentage. She has the Seymour single season scoring record of 478 points and the single game record of 43 points.
VonDielingen-Shelton was a three-time All-Conference selection, was the team MVP twice and first team all-state as a senior.
She was selected to the Indiana All-Star team in 1989 and the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Silver Anniversary team in 2014.
She was inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in 2017.
In track and field, she won four varsity letters.
VonDielingen-Shelton was the sectional champion in the shot put as a senior.
VonDelingen-Shelton played college basketball at Butler University and had a record-setting career.
She was a four-year starter, four-time all-conference selection, was the Midwestern Conference Player of the Year in 1993 and was an All-American in 1993.
She’s still the all-time leading scorer at Butler with 2,018 points. She holds 11 Butler game, season and career basketball records.
She was inducted into the Butler University Hall of Fame in 2013.
VonDielingen-Shelton was the varsity girls basketball coach at Mt. Vernon-Fortville for 16 seasons, and her 2013 team won the Class 3A state championship and her 2012 was the state runner-up.
From 2014 to 2017, she was the assistant basketball coach at Butler University.
In 2017, VonDielingen-Shelton again took the varsity coaching job at Mt. Vernon-Fortville.
Donna Sullivan came to Seymour High School in the fall of 1970 and spent the next 33 years as a coach and administrator at the school.
She coached basketball, volleyball and track, and was the assistant athletics director.
As the Seymour girls basketball coach, Sullivan had a record of 344-241.
Her teams won two conference titles, 10 sectional championships, five regional titles and one semistate.
Sullivan’s 1987 team is still the only Seymour basketball team, boys or girls, to reach the Final Four of the state tourney.
For five seasons, from 1985-89, the Owls were 97-21 with four sectional titles, three regional championships and a semistate title.
Seymour also had three players selected to the Indiana All-Star teams during that time: Erika McCoy, Teri Moren and Julie VonDielingen. Sullivan also coached a fourth Indiana All-Star, Amber Holle.
She was the head coach of the Indiana All-Star team in 1989, was the Indiana Basketball Coach of the Year in 1986 and the Midwest Basketball Coach of the Year in 1987.
Sullivan was a member of the first class of women inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in 2002, and received the Hall of Fame President’s Award in 2003 and 2012.
Sullivan coached volleyball at Seymour from 1973-89 and had a career record of 359-102.
Her teams won four conference championships, 12 sectional titles, six regional championships and two semi-state titles.
She was the Indiana Coach of the Year in 1982 and 1988 and the Midwest Coach of the Year in 1982.
Sullivan coached girls track at Seymour from 1973 to 19’80 and had a record of 45-12.
Her 1979 team won the South Central Conference championship.
Sullivan was the Seymour High School assistant athletic director from 1977 to 2003.
She was a 1966 graduate of Orleans High School and a 1970 graduate of Indiana University.
In 2015, she received the Grotke Award from IU, which is the highest award given to a female athlete at Indiana University.
Sullivan played volleyball, softball and field hockey on the club level at IU since intercollegiate sports were not offered for women at the time.
Walter “Bud” Surface
Bud Surface coached basketball and football at Seymour High School for nine seasons from 1934-43.
In basketball, Surface had a 127-96 record with eight sectional championships in nine years.
He is one of only three coaches with over 100 career wins at Seymour and trails only Barney Scott in the number of wins and sectional titles in Seymour boys basketball history.
In football, Surface had 32 wins in nine seasons at a time when the school had limited schedules.
That included years with just five, six, seven and eight games. In 1941, his Seymour team won the South Central Conference championship and had a 6-2 record.
During his nine years as football and basketball coach at Seymour, Surface coached many players who later became outstanding community leaders in Seymour.
That group included Dr. Joe Black, Dr. Cliff Wiethoff, Jim Deputy, Pat Myers, Bud Voss, George Graessle, Bert Steinwedel, Rev. Dr. Leroy Hodapp, Eugene Sparks, Ed Elsner, Stan Garvey, Dick Bollinger, Hugh Sparks, Jim Thompson, John Keach, Toms Graessle and Don Steinberger.
Surface was a 1928 graduate of Greenwood High School, where he lettered in basketball, football, track and wrestling. He earned All-State honors twice in basketball and football.
Surface played football and basketball at Franklin College and was the team captain in both sports his junior and senior years.
Surface was inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in 1980.
Danny Thomas Sr.
Danny Thomas Sr. graduated from Seymour High School in 1957 and is widely regarded as one of the top athletes in the history of the school.
He competed in football, basketball, track and baseball.
Thomas was a three-year starter in basketball from the 1953-54 season through the 1955-56 season.
Those teams had a combined record of 61-13.
The 1954 team won the South Central Conference title, a sectional championship and was runner-up in the regional.
One of its losses was to the famous Milan team that won the 1954 state championship.
The 1955 team also won a sectional championship, and the 1956 team won the SCC title, a sectional championship and was runner-up in the regional.
Thomas is still fourth in career scoring at Seymour with 1,302 points in 72 games.
He has the fourth highest career scoring average of 18.1 points per game and holds the single season scoring record of 616 points set in the 1955-56 season.
He also had the highest individual scoring game for a Seymour player at Shields Memorial Gymnasium with 43 points against Greensburg in 1956.
Thomas was a three-year starter in football for the Owls and played both offense and defense.
The 1955 team was among the best in school history with a 9-0 record.
That season Thomas scored 78 points as Seymour outscored its opponents 241 to 48.
He earned All-South Central Conference and All-State honors following that season.
Thomas was also a standout for the Seymour track teams in 1955 and 1956.
He qualified for the state track meet in the 100 and 220 two consecutive years.
Thomas finished third in the state track meet in the 100 and 220 in 1956.
Thomas also lettered in baseball for the Owls as a freshman in 1954 when Seymour had a 9-4 record.
Walt Wintin coached wrestling, football and baseball at Seymour High School, and also served as the school’s athletics director.
Wintin was the wrestling coach from 1960-62 and from 1968-79.
His teams won three wrestling sectional championships.
Wintin also had 28 individual sectional champions, 11 regional champions and had two wrestlers finish third in the state: Scott Hobson (1973) and Scott Brown (1976).
Wintin was inducted into the Indiana High School Wrestling Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 1980.
He was the Seymour baseball coach for five seasons from 1958-1962 and had a record of 57-28. His teams in 1958 and 1960 won South Central Conference championships.
Wintin was the varsity football coach at Seymour for one season in 1961 and the Owls had an 8-2 record.
Wintin was the Seymour High School athletics director from 1980-90 and the sports programs flourished during that time. Seymour won team state championships in baseball and girls golf.
It had two state runner-up finishes in girls golf and one in boys golf, and it also had one girls basketball team and two volleyball teams advanced to the state tournament’s Final Four.
Seymour also had an individual state champion in girls golf and boys golf.
For his work as athletics director, Wintin received the Charles F. Mass Distinguished Service Award for District V from the Indiana Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association in 1993 and 2000 and the IHSAA Athletic Director Champion Medal in 1995.
Wintin was a 1948 graduate of Shelbyville High School, where he lettered in football, basketball, baseball and track.
He was a member of the 1947 Golden Bears basketball team that won the state championship.
He graduated from Indiana State Teachers College in Terre Haute in 1955 and lettered in football for the Sycamores.
He also served in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Wintin was a member of the Camp Legeune Fleet Marine Force Atlantic Wrestling Team and won the Atlantic Fleet Championship in the 191-pound weight class in 1952.