CLHS athletes, coaches inducted into 2015 Hall of Fame class

Oct. 2, 2015

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Concordia Lutheran High School will induct eight new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame on Oct. 10 during a special reception. They also will be honored during the Friday night football game on Oct. 9.

The Athletic Hall of Fame was started in 2010 to award, recognize and honor outstanding achievements of athletes, coaches and others who have made significant contributions to the athletic program and have been instrumental in promoting the growth of athletics at Concordia. Since that time, Concordia has inducted 46 individuals.

This year, eight new members will be added to that list.

Inductees this year include: Eric Adair ’90 for track and field; John Gibson as a boys and girls swim and dive coach; Arin (Knox) Hodges ’02 as a multi-sport athlete in soccer, cross country, basketball and track; Lance Hoffman ’86 as a multi-sport coach and athlete in football, wrestling and track; John Marks, former CLHS principal, as a longtime football coach; Michael Roemer ’64 as a multi-sport athlete in football, basketball, baseball and track; the Rev. Ronald W. Stelzer ’67 for basketball and baseball and as a coach; and Christina Whitt ’04 for track.

Concordia Lutheran High School, located at 1601 St. Joe River Drive in Fort Wayne, Ind., was founded in 1935 as a private, co-educational Lutheran high school open to students of all faiths and backgrounds. With Christ at the center, Concordia continues to pursue educational excellence that equips individuals for lifelong learning and service as disciples of Jesus Christ. Learn more at