Each year the Red Coat is given to an individual that has made a positive impact on our region and the state of Indiana. Below you will find a list of these distinguished Red Coat recipients organized by the year they were honored.

2016

Keith Busse

2015

Chuck Surack

2014

Tom Kelley & Mike Pence

2013

Bruce Dye

2012

Brad Stevens
Jan Van Til

2011

John Daly
Trent Green

2010

Tom Crean
Bob Chase

2009

Amanda Blumenherst

2008

Mitch Daniels

2007

Arnie Ball
Carl B. Bennett
Kevin Donley

2006

Bill Polian
Drew Brees

2005

Jim Steeg
Peyton Manning

2004

Lloy Ball
Jason Fabini

2003

Shelley Long

2002

Sean Astin
Mike Davis

2001

Joe Tiller

2000

Jim Mora

1999

John “Spider” Miller
Tom Sneva
Jerry Yeagley

1998

Rick Majerus
Senator Dan Coats
James E. Kelley

1997

Evan Bayh
Steve Kroft

1996

Jim Harbaugh
Cathy Kratzert Gerring
Bill Kratzert, III

1995

Drake Hogestyn

1994

Jim Gallagher, Jr
R. David Thomas
Rod Woodson

1993

Calbert Cheaney

1992

Dick Rosenthal
George Yardley

1991

Pete Dye
Alice Dye

1990

J. Danforth Quayle

1989

Lou Holtz

1988

David Anspaugh

1987

Steve Alford

1986

Jim Davis

1985

Janie Fricke
Bill Ruckelshaus

1984

Gene Keady

1983

Isiah Thomas

1982

Otto Graham

1981

Claude Akins

1980

Fuzzy Zoeller

1979

Bill Flemming
Bob King

1978

Dan Devine

1977

Karl Malden
Jack Scott

1976

Bob Knight
Forrest Tucker

1975

Neil Armstrong
Gene Cernan
Charles Finley
Jack Mollenkopf

1974

Ed (Moose) Krause
Ara Parseghian

1973

Bob Griese

1972

Frank Borman

1971

Fred Hovde

1970

Hank Stram

1969

J. Walker Kennedy

1968

John Pont

1967

Johnny Wooden

1966

Hoagy Carmichael

1965

Phil Harris

1964

Chris Schenkel

1964

Chris Schenkel

1963

Tom Harmon

1962

Jim Crowley
Elmer Layden
Don Miller
Barry Stuhldreher

1961

Ford Frick

1960

Tony Hulman

1959

Weeb Ewbank

1958

Terry Brennan