Charles Fick

About This Inductee

As a youngster, Charlie was an All-Star with St. Therese’s Little League. At Meyers High School, he was All-Scholastic in football and baseball. At Wilkes College, Charlie was All-M.A.C. in football and also played on the baseball team. He was a member of Wilkes College’s Lambert Cup football teams, accumulating the longest winning streak in the nation in the late 1960’s. Charlie coached junior high football, basketball and track in Elyria, Ohio for two years. Charlie then became head baseball coach at G.A.R. High School (1973-1980), winning four Wyoming Valley Championships. He was also the school’s head football coach for 18 years, winning four Wyoming Valley Conference Championships, two Eastern Conference Championships, with appearances in three District Playoffs. His overall record is 120-80-2. Charlie was voted Coach of the Year in both baseball and football. The Sunday Independent voted him their “Coach of the Year” in 1982 and 1989. Charlie was assistant coach for the Big 33 team in 1982. He played in the 1964 UNICO game and later coached it five different times. Charles was elected to the Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association’s Hall of Fame in 2002. Presently Charles is teaching math at G.A.R. High School and resides in Wilkes-Barre with his wife Ann. They are the parents of three children, Charles, Kelly and Matthew.