Hall of Fame - Inductee Detail

Roger Harring

Roger Harring

Details

  • Position: Coach
  • School: Wisconsin-LaCrosse
  • Years: 1969, -, 1999
  • Inducted: 2005
  • Place of Birth: Green Bay, WI
  • Date of Birth: Oct 04, 1932

Member Biography

For his 31-year tenure head coach Roger Harring, guided the University of Wisconsin' LaCrosse Eagles to heights the school had never before seen. During that amazing span, Harring's Eagles compiled an overall record of 261-75-7 for a winning percentage of .771. Named National Coach of the Year in 1995, Harring guided UW-L to three national championship seasons while becoming the second coach (John Gagliardi) to win NAIA and Division III national titles in his career. His 261 victories currently rank him 12th all-time among all divisions in college football history and fourth among only Division III coaches. Twenty-five times in 31 years Harringļæ½s teams finished first or second in their conference, including 15 conference titles and 14 national playoff appearances. He was also named conference Coach of the Year seven times and amassed the most coaching victories in school and conference history. He is an inductee of the NAIA District 14, Wisconsin - La Crosse Athletic, Wisconsin High School Football Coaches and Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln High School Halls of Fame.