Jerry Steele

Inducted: 2002
  • Native of Elkin, NC
  • Played basketball at Wake Forest from 1958–1961 
  • Twice a member of ACC All-Academic team
  • Men’s basketball coach at Guilford College from 1964–1971
  • Coached ABA Carolina Cougars during 1970–1971 season; later director of player personnel for that club
  • Became head coach at High Point in 1972
  • As of 2022, he remained the winningest basketball coach at High Point (495)
  • Guided his High Point teams to eight conference titles
  • Inducted into five Halls of Fame, including the NAIA