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Athletic Hall of Fame: Eric Michaelsen '81

INDUCTED 2016
Posted a 106-33 record in 12 seasons as LHS Head Football Coach (.763 winning percentage) ... finished with a career IHSA Playoff record of 22-9 (.710 winning percentage) ... two-time IHSA Class 6A State Runner-Up (2007, 2008) ... two-time IHSA Class 6A State Semifinalist (2011, 2012) ... 2012 Daily Southtown Coach of the Year ... six-time SSC Conference-Blue Division Champion (2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012) ... Suburban Prairie Conference-East Division Champion (2005) ... teams made nine consecutive IHSA Playoff appearances (2004-2012), and won at least one game in each year ... collected seven 10-win seasons, including six consecutively from 2007-2012 ... led Lemont to three undefeated regular seasons (2008, 2010, 2011) ... guided Lemont to a school-record 13 wins in 2008 ... served as head coach in the Illinois Shrine All-Star Football Game in 2008, and as an assistant coach in 2009 ... chosen as an assistant coach for the Under Armour All-American Game in 2013 ... in 20 seasons as a high school head coach, posted a 165-58 record (.740) record and led his team to 15 playoff appearances ... Past President of the Illinois High School Football Coaches Association ... 1981 Lemont High School graduate who lettered in baseball and football ... all-conference offensive lineman who helped Lemont to a Northeast Conference title and the school’s first-ever IHSA Playoff appearance in 1980 ... began his tenure as Lemont High School’s Principal in the 2014-15 school year.