Jerry Steele 2002
Longtime basketball coach at High Point University. Native of Elkin. Played basketball at Wake Forest, 1958–1961. Twice a member of ACC all-academic team. Men’s basketball coach at Guilford College, 1964–1971. Coached ABA Carolina Cougars, 1970–1971 season; later director of player personnel for that club. Head coach at High Point 1972-2003 compiling a 458-412 record. His teams captured 8 conference titles.