Project Description

Chuck Deeth

Charlie devoted thirty-eight years of his life to athletics and education. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse in 1956 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education. He taught in the Iola-Scandinavia School District for five years. In 1961, Charlie moved to Onalaska where he taught physical education, health, science, drafting and driver’s education. On year, he even drove the school bus. In 1973, Charlie took over as Activities Director and was in that position for the next 21 years until his retirement. Overall, Charlie coached 27 years of football, 20 years of basketball, 12 years of baseball, 5 years of tennis, and one season of track. He has coached a total of 65 different seasons of one sport or another. Charlie was awarded the Wisconsin Athletic Directors Association LeRoy “Andy” Anderson Award for dedication, time, effort, and willingness to assist others; and WADA District III Athletic Director of the year in 1984. Upon his retirement, the School District of Onalaska dedicated the field house in his honor.

Induction Classification: Teacher, Coach and Activities Director

Induction Year: 2009

WHO WILL BE INDUCTED NEXT?

Nominations for the Wall of Excellence are accepted every year in the spring. Past nominations that have not been inducted can be nominated for consideration. There can be up to three inductees per year. The induction ceremonies are held in the fall as part of the homecoming festivities.

Nominations open February 17, 2020 - April 24, 2020 at 5:00 PM CT
2020 Wall of Excellence Nominations
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