at Fairfield HS, Fairfield, Iowa for Head Coach Pearl Smith.
1st-team all-state 3-A linebacker, 1977
1st-team All Southeast Seven Conference linebacker, 1976,1977
High School All American - Football, Hammer Publications, 1977
Southeast Seven Conference Champions, 1975, 1976 and 1977.
Team finished as Class 3A semifinalist in 1975 and 1977 and was
state playoff qualifier in 1976.
the Shrine Bowl, Steve went to Iowa State on a football
scholarship but knee injuries forced him to give up
football prematurely at the start of his redshirt sophomore
campaign. Despite this disappointment, Steve went on to
graduate from Iowa State with his degree in elementary
education in 1982. Steve received his master's degree in
educational administration and supervision from Northeast
Missouri State (now Truman State) in 1986.
is now retired after a career as a public
school educator in Iowa and South Dakota for 33 years
(elementary teacher, coach, curriculum director, principal):
the last 25 years as an elementary school
Married to the former Donna Guy of Sioux
Falls, South Dakota. They have two daughters - Tara and
that he appreciated
the opportunity of participating in the Shrine Bowl and
pulling together with football players and coaches from all
over the state of Iowa for this worthy cause.