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Stevenson bowling coach selected for Michigan Hall of Fame
Stevenson bowling coach selected for Michigan Hall of Fame
Posted on 09/11/2020
Head shot of Coach StocktonStevenson High School Varsity and JV Bowling Tom Stockton has been selected for induction into the Michigan High School Coaches’ Association Hall of Fame. He is the second UCS coach selected for this year’s honor. 

Stockton, has coached bowling at Stevenson since 1997, has a combined record of 307-107 between his boys and girls teams. 

Over the course of his coaching career, Stockton has been honored by his peers and community for his service and coaching. He was named the Detroit Free Press Dream Team Coach of the Year (2004 & 2009), earned eight MAC Coach of the Year Awards, was named MHSIBCA Boys and Girls Coach of the Year (2009), was named the MHSCA Coach of the Year (2011), and was inducted into the MHSIBCA Hall of Fame (2008).

He continues to actively support and promote the sport of bowling. He is an active member of the MHSAA Bowling committee, continues as the MHSAA Regional and State Final Manager since 2004, has been a member of the MHSIBCA board of directors since 2002, and is the director of JV Championships and scholarship committee.

Stockton believes that his “Titans are made not born” and has always preached that sportsmanship is the number one goal for every coach and team.

Stockton is the second UCS coach to earn the honor this year. Earlier in the week, the association announced Utica High School Varsity Tennis Coach AnnMarie Michol was selected for induction into the Hall of Fame. 

The induction ceremony will take place virtually on September 20, 2020. A recording of the ceremony will be posted by September 24 on the website: mhsca.org.

The MHSCA is a 66-year old association with nearly 12,000 members representing 18 sport related associations was founded on the campus of Central Michigan University in 1954. The Hall of Fame is located in the Student Activities Center.