Three Selected for the Lake Placid Hall of Fame

In 1986 Bill took the head coaching position for the Middlebury College mens hockey team in Middlebury, VT, and for the past thirteen years has also been the head coach of the Panther golf teams.

Bills hockey teams have captured eight NCAA Division III National Championships, including an NCAA record five in a row from 1995-99. The Panthers also won three in a row from 2004-06. The team has appeared in thirteen straight NCAA Tournaments, while winning seven of eight NESCAC Championships. His 1996 National Championship squad set school records for most wins in a season (twenty-six), highest winning percentage (.929), and longest unbeaten streak (twenty-nine games). He has also led the team to six ECAC Tournament appearances, with a championship in the 1990-1991 season.

Bill was selected as the New England Coach of the year in 1989, 1991, 1995 and 2006. He also earned the Edward Jeremiah Award as the National Coach of the Year in 1990, 1995, 2004 and 2006. In 1998-1999 he was named the USOC National Hockey Coach of the Year.

Bill is also heavily involved with USA Hockey. He served as the head coach of the U.S. Women's Junior National team (1996 and 1997) and coached the USA Hockey's Junior Olympic team (1985-1997), while serving as an assistant coach for the 1994 U.S. Junior National team. Bill and his wife Judy live in Cornwall and have two grown children.

Jack was born in Vermont, but was raised in Lake Placid. He holds degrees from St. Michaels College, in Vermont, Syracuse University, and University College, in Dublin, Ireland, with studies at Pembroke College, Oxford, England.

A former teacher and coach at the high school and collegiate levels, Jack has appeared as an actor and writer in television, films and stage. His plays have been produced in New York, as well as in many countries around the world. His poems and plays have been translated into three languages. Jack has won an Edinburgh (Scotland) and Dublin (Ireland) Festival Award for drama and has received two Rockefeller Arts Foundation Grants for poetry and drama.

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