Bob Schuler

About This Inductee

Bob graduated from St. Nicholas High School, Wilkes-Barre, PA, in 1949, where he was a three-year starter in basketball. He was twice first team All-Star selection and voted League MVP in his senior year. That team won the League and Diocesan Championship. Bob scored over 1,000 points in his high school career. Bob attended Loyola College in Baltimore on a full athletic scholarship, later transferring to King’s College in Wilkes-Barre on a full athletic scholarship. He scored over 1,000 points while at King’s and received an award as the outstanding senior athlete at King’s College. Bob is still the tenth top all-time leading scorer at King’s with 1,170 points. Bob started coaching varsity basketball along with his father at St. Nicholas High School for 10 years. He has been head coach of the Lady Argents at Bishop Hoban High School in Wilkes-Barre for 15 years. His team recorded over 300 victories to date: 15 consecutive years in District 2 playoffs: five District 2 championships: three Eastern State championships: one State runner-up championship in 2000 (32 – 2) and one State Championship in 1999. Following his 300th victory, his team awarded Bob an engraved plaque commemoration the stellar occasion. Seven of eight years, his teams were Wilkes-Barre City Christmas Tournament champion, twice Bishop O’Reilly Christmas Tournament Champs: and three times Wyoming Valley Conference Champs. A resident of Wilkes-Barre, Bob is married to the former Elizabeth L. Yencha. They have two children: daughter Arden E. Fahey and son Cedd A. They also have two grandchildren: Chad and Cade Fahey.