Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Walt Funk

Walter Emery Funk


Born:
October 13, 1922
Phoenixville, PA

Died:
January 13, 2015
West Chester, PA


Career
Phoenixville High School - Pennsylvania (High School)
1943-44 Pennsylvania State University (College)
1946-47 Lancaster Red Roses (EBL)
1946-47 West Lampeter High School - Pennsylvania (High School) Head coach
1947-48 Lancaster Roses (ABL)
1947-48 Coatesville Steelers - Pennsylvania (Independent)
Scott High School - Coatesville, PA (High School) Head coach
1950-51 Lancaster Rockets (EBL)
1951-52 Coatesville High School - Pennsylvania (High School) Head coach
1952-53 Coatesville High School - Pennsylvania (High School) Head coach
1953-54 Coatesville High School - Pennsylvania (High School) Head coach
1954-55 Coatesville High School - Pennsylvania (High School) Head coach
1955-56 Coatesville High School - Pennsylvania (High School) Head coach
1956-57 Coatesville High School - Pennsylvania (High School) Head coach
1957-58 Coatesville High School - Pennsylvania (High School) Head coach 
1958-59 Coatesville High School - Pennsylvania (High School) Head coach
1959-60 Coatesville High School - Pennsylvania (High School) Head coach 
1960-61 Coatesville High School - Pennsylvania (High School) Head coach
1961-62 Coatesville High School - Pennsylvania (High School) Head coach  
1966-67 West Chester University - Pennsylvania (College) Head coach
1967-68 West Chester University - Pennsylvania (College) Head coach
1968-69 West Chester University - Pennsylvania (College) Head coach
1969-70 West Chester University - Pennsylvania (College) Head coach
1970-71 West Chester University - Pennsylvania (College) Head coach
1971-72 West Chester University - Pennsylvania (College) Head coach
1972-73 West Chester University - Pennsylvania (College) Head coach

Born to Horace and Bertha Funk, Walt served in the Merchant Marines and Navy Reserve during World War 2. He graduated from Penn State and played basketball for the Lancaster Roses. He became a teacher, coach and principal at Scott HS in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, before being named the basketball coach at West Chester University.

Funk had four children.

Source:
Obituary
https://wcupagoldenrams.com/news/2015/1/23/MBB_0123155140.aspx?path=mbball

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