Edward H. Meyer Jr. ’62 began his coaching career at
DePauw in 1964, serving as associate professor of health, physical
education and recreation as well as head baseball coach and
assistant football coach. He was head baseball coach for 35 years
and logged a DePauw-record 522 career wins. He earned 1990, 1994
and 1997 Indiana Collegiate Athletic Conference Coach of the Year
honors. His 1990 squad finished second in the conference, while the
1994 team tied for the regular season title and won the ICAC
tournament. The 1997 squad won the regular season title and
finished 25-15 overall. Meyer transferred to DePauw from Iowa State
– Lyons Township Junior College in 1960. After earning a B.A.
degree in physical education from DePauw, he earned a M.S. degree
from Indiana University. Meyer lettered in both football and
baseball at DePauw, and both teams beat Wabash College both years.
He was the 1960 total offense leader, passing leader and punting
leader in football. He also served as co-captain of both teams.
During his senior year, he was the recipient of the Fred C. Tucker
Memorial Award for Leadership in Athletics. He is married to Mary
Ann “Amy” (Armer ’61) Meyer, and they have five
children and 14 grandchildren.