George W. Jacobs
George W. Jacobs
Sport: Athletic Director, Coach
Enshrined: Inducted October 16, 1987

The "Father" of Saint Michael's Athletics, "Doc" served the College as Athletic Director and Coach from 1947-1968. Led the Purple Knight basketball program to nine State Championships, five New England Championships, and three straight appearances (1958-60) in the National College Tournament at Evansville, Indiana. Led the SMC football program to four successive State Championships; with his undefeated 1951 team capturing the New England College Division Title. By also taking the baseball and golf teams to State Championships, he became the only coach in history to win Vermont collegiate championships in four different sports. Jacobs is also a member of the American Association of Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame, and the Helms Foundation (Athletic Directors) Hall of Fame.

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