Midland Amateur Sports Capital Committee

Kacy Beitel

Kacy Beitel is one of the all-time great athletes to come out of H.H. Dow High, then continued her brilliant career in college and professionally. She was a three sport athlete at Dow High where she competed in basketball, volleyball, and soccer. As a standout on the soccer [...]

John VanHolstyn

Championships do not validate the worth of a coach. It is the type of men that his program produces that demonstrates the real value of his coaching. John VanHolstyn has stamped an image of quality and character on many players that will endure for several generations. For over [...]

Gary Strickler

Since being named head boys’ swim coach at Dow High in 2001, then subsequently taking over the girls’ swim program and girls’ soccer programs, Gary Strickler and his teams have done nothing but win.  At the time of his induction into the Hall of Fame, Gary Strickler’s teams had [...]

Tom Miller

In 1970 Tom Miller began his 40 year career as a high school coach in the Midland Public School system.  He started as the assistant swim team coach at Midland High School for one year and then as varsity coach for both the boys’ and girls’ programs until 1979. During this same [...]

Tom Roberts

At the time of his induction, Tom Roberts had won more high school baseball games than any other high school coach in the state of Michigan. Born and raised in Midland, Roberts became the varsity baseball coach at H. H. Dow High School when the school opened in 1969. He has [...]

Terry Stanton

Terrel G. (Terry) Stanton served as President of the Midland Soccer Club for twelve years (1982-1993) and established the club as one of the most respected in the Midwest. Stanton led a group which emphasized soccer at all levels. He had been a proponent of the “Travel” program [...]