|Membership level: Hall of Fame
Alan S. Housner
Inductee Year 2019
|Alan S. Housner began his career at Hinsdale Central more than 40 years ago as a student teacher from Purdue University. Originally hired as a physical education teacher, Alan coached soccer in his early years, as well as serving as head Wrestling Coach, and later as Assistant Wrestling Coach. He also coached Girls Track, specializing in hand-offs for the relay teams, helping the team to the state title in 2010.
A great wrestler himself, Alan posted a 50-1 record at Mt. Lebanon High School in Pennsylvania, before an outstanding college career at Purdue. Among his many accomplishments, in 2008 he was inducted into the Pennsylvania Wrestling Coaches Association Hall of Fame, and in 2019 was inducted into the Southwestern Pennsylvania Wrestling Hall of Fame.
As an educator, Alan served as Drivers Education coordinator and mentor to countless students at Hinsdale Central.
Alan retired a few years ago, and today makes his home in LaGrange Park with his wife Kathleen.