Photo gallery from this year's induction weekend
Hall of Fame MembersDave Davis '83Class of 2012
Dave Davis was a member of the Owls basketball team from 1979-83. He was captain his senior year, helping the 1981-82 and 1982-83 teams win regional championships and advance to the national tournament both years. Davis began his stellar 21-year coaching career at Warren Wilson, coaching the Owls during the 1991-92 and 1992-93 seasons. After successful coaching stints at Barton College and Pfeiffer University, Davis is currently in his second season as the head men's basketball coach at Newberry College. Davis has amassed a career record of 372-226 for a 62 percent winning percentage. Click here for complete bio...
Sam DeVriesClass of 2012
Sam DeVries, namesake of DeVries Gymnasium, was a member of the Owls community for 42 years from 1934-76. Known around campus simply as "Coach," DeVries served as the Warren Wilson athletic director and head coach of the football, basketball and baseball teams for many years. DeVries helped establish the Warren Wilson College athletic department and led the department through the 1950s and 1960s. Click here for complete bio...Hugh HimanClass of 2012
Hugh Himan, a former economics professor and baseball coach for the Owls, began working for the College in 1974 and served the school for over 20 years. He was the program architect of the baseball team and served as the head baseball coach for the Owls for nine years. Himan positively influenced numerous students in the classroom and on the field. Click here for complete bio...
Ernst Laursen '49Class of 2012
Ernst Laursen played on the Warren Wilson football team from 1945-48. After graduation, Laursen worked on the college farm for 40 years. He was also the head men's basketball coach for a decade during 1960s and 1970s. Click here for complete bio...
Sam MillarClass of 2012
Sam Millar was hired by Warren Wilson College as the building architect in 1957 and stayed through 1971. He began the Owls soccer program in 1960s, and as the head coach, built it into one of the most successful junior college programs in the nation. Later Millar founded the soccer program at the University of North Carolina at Asheville. Click here for complete bio...Rodney Lytle '73Class of 2010
Rodney Lytle was a member of the Owls basketball team from 1969-1973. He twice earned all-conference honors and helped the Owls win two conference championships. After graduation, Rodney was the assistant coach from 1973-1975 and head JV coach from 1973-1974. He was named head coach from 1984-1989. For nearly 40 years, Rodney has remained a long time recruited and mentor for WWC athletics. Click here for complete bio...2012 Hall of Fame Committee Members:
Tim Deuitch '83, Co-Chair
Rodney Greene '87, Co-Chair
Steven Kane '87, Board of Trustees
Rodney Lytle '73, Director of Alumni Relations
Stacey Enos, WWC Athletic Director
Ian Robertson, Dean of Work
Jil Meadows '84, College Counselor
Diana Sanderson, College Archivist
Kevin Waldon, Former Men's Basketball Coach
Kelly Ball, Administrative Assistant