Robert Johnson

Class of 1987
Induction Year: 2022
Competed In: Football, Wrestling, Track
Coached: Football and Wrestling

Graduation Class from Wes-Del (for Athletes):1987

Education Completed (Include HS and any post-secondary training): Bachelors Degree K-12 with minor in Social Science and Health

Sport(s) Participated In both during and after high school:  High School was football, wrestling and track.  5-year college wrestler at Eastern Illinois University 

Contributions to the field of athletics (for Coaches and Contributors):  Coached high school football and wrestling for 10 plus years. Built the youth wrestling program in Frankton, IN.

List of Accomplishments, Awards and Recognitions both during and after high school:  2-time state qualifier and placer.  3rd in all time wins in Indiana Tournament upon graduation.  

  • 4 time MEC Champion
  • 4 time Delaware County Champion
  • 4 time Muncie central invitational Champion
  • 2 time Jay County Invitational Champion
  • Regional Champion
  • Semi-State Champion
  • 2nd Place finish in 1987 State Tournament
  • 4 time Sectional Team Champions
  • 129-12 career record (most wins in school history)
  • Member of Indiana State Wrestling Association Hall of Fame
  • Member of Delaware County Hall of fame
  • 3 years varsity Football Letterman (team captain senior year)
  • 4 year varsity Wrestling Letterman (2 year team Captain)
  • 1 year varsity Track
  • 1987 Wes-del senior boy athlete of the year
  • 4 year letterman at Eastern Illinois University
    • 77-26 Career College Record
  • 3 Time Middle School County Champ
    • 37-1 record