Elmer Jordan

Elmer Jordan competed in basketball and tennis for the Vandals from 1939-42. After graduation, Jordan became a high school football coach at Coeur d’Alene High School. In 1947, he was invited to coach the first Idaho East-West All-Star football game in Boise. Two years later in 1949, he coached in the National All-Star basketball game in Kentucky. He was the leader of Coeur d’Alene athletics for 23 years as a coach and athletic director and led the basketball team to state titles in 1949 and 1963. Jordan has also been enshrined in the Idaho High School Activities Association Hall of Fame and the Inland Empire and Greater Spokane Sports Association Hall of Fame.