Ken Wunderley profiles Mount Pleasant alum Robbie Waller, who will be inducted into the Pennsylvania Wrestling Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Read his story below.
Robert M. Waller Jr. was inducted into the Pennsylvania Wrestling Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 1999. His son Robert M. Waller III will follow in his footsteps Saturday as a member of the 47th class of inductees.
"It's always been a family thing," Waller III said. "I've been involved in the sport of wrestling since I was a young kid. My dad was inducted the year after I graduated from high school. It's a great honor to be recognized with such an elite group of individuals. I'm truly honored."
Waller is one of eight individuals who will be inducted into the PWCA Hall of Fame April 10 at the Ramada Inn and Convention Center in State College, Pa.
The other inductees are former wrestler/coach Tom Teagarden, former coach Doug Buckwalter, referee Bob Derr, former wrestler/coach Bill Luckenbaugh, former wrestler Gilbert Fink, former wrestler Col. Dave Warnick and writer Ken Wunderley.