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Glenville coach Ted Ginn Sr. to be elected into the NFHS National Hall of Fame

Ted Ginn Sr., as well as 11 others, will be inducted into the NFHS National Hall of Fame in July.

CLEVELAND — After leading Glenville High School to its first-ever football state championship in the 2022 D-IV title game in, head coach Ted Ginn Sr. will be inducted into the NFHS National Hall of Fame. 

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The announcement came on Friday by the National Federation of State High School Association. 

Ginn Sr., as well as 11 other honorees, will be enshrined as the National High School Hall of Fame's 40th induction class on July 1. The ceremony will take place during the NFHS Summer Meeting in Seattle, Washington.

EDITOR'S NOTE: The video at the top of the story previously aired on 3News on Jan. 26, 2023. 

After taking over the Tarblooders' football program in 1997, Ginn Sr. has led the team to an overall record of 240-60 and 19 post-season appearances.

Glenville finished undefeated (15-0) in 2022, becoming the first school from the Cleveland Metropolitan School District to win a football state title after defeating Cincinnati Wyoming 26-6.

Over his tenure with the team, Ginn Sr. has produced several college football and NFL players. 

Aside from his football accomplishments, Ginn Sr. has also led the Glenville boys track and field team to seven OHSAA State championships in 2003-2007, 2014 and 2022. 

The following is a list of the other members of the 2023 induction class: 

  • Tamika Catchings (basketball, Illinois/Texas)
  • Carlos Boozer (basketball, Alaska)
  • Clarissa Chun (wrestling, Hawaii)
  • Maranda Brownson (track and field, Oregon)
  • Sue Butz-Stavin (field hockey coach, Pennsylvania)
  • Barbara Campbell (girls volleyball coach, Tennessee)
  • Allan Trimble (football coach, Oklahoma)
  • Sister Lynn Winsor (golf coach, Arizona)
  • Dave Stead (administrator, Minnesota)
  • Dave Carlsrud (administrator, North Dakota)
  • Bill Webb (performing arts, Minnesota)

According to OHSAA, Ohio has the most inductees into the National High School Sports Hall of Fame with 32. Bios on all of Ohio's inductees can be read HERE.



EDITOR'S NOTE: The video above previously aired on 3News on Dec. 19, 2022. 

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