Adam Sieminski

About This Inductee

Adam Sieminski, of Hazleton was a three-sport star at Swoyersville High School from 1950-54. As an offensive and defensive end on the football team, Sieminski lettered four times, was all-scholastic and honorable mention all-state and was on the 1950 Eastern Conference championship team. He was also a forward-center on the basketball team, winning letters all four years. he was one of the school’s top scorers, and was a member of the 1951 team which played for the state championship against Haverford. He lettered four times as a first baseman and outfielder on the baseball squad. He was an all-star selection and had a pro tryout. Sieminski decided to attend Michigan State on a partial football scholarship. He was an offensive and defensive tackle for four years, and lettered three years. he was a member of the Spartan team which defeated UCLA in the Rose Bowl. He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers. Sieminski went on to coach high school football at Ironwood, Mich., Coal Township, Berwick, Hazleton and Freeland. he won more than 130 games in his 25-year career, including three championships. He also coached basketball for several years at Berwick. As a Hazleton assistant, Sieminski led the Mountaineers to their best junior varsity record ever. Adam holds the rank of Lt. Colonel in the Army Reserves, is a 20 year track official, member of Wyoming Valley Track and Field Chapter. He is also one of the areas top handball and racquetball players and is presently teaching in the Hazleton Area School District.