Gene Thomas


IUB Athletics Hall of Fame (2011)


Gene is the only four-sport letterman in IU history. He won three letters in football, three letters in basketball, two letters in baseball and two letters in track, all from 1920 to 1923. He won the Gimbel Award in 1923. He coached Marion High to their first state basketball championship in 1926 and later coached two Michigan high school teams to state championships.