Quentin “Monk” Kraynak

About This Inductee

Quentin started his sports career with CYC’s basketball league in 1951, with St. Stephen’s Grade School making the playoffs. He was a member of Larskville’s Junior Police Basketball League and Little League baseball teams. Quentin graduated from Larksville High School in 1957, excelling in football, basketball, and baseball. In football he played various positions including offensive end, fullback, middle-linebacker, defensive free safety, and punter. He was named Outstanding Football Player, Outstanding Athlete of Class of 1957. He was Sunday Independent All-Scholastic, All-Time All-Scholastic 1957 and selected for the UNICO game. He also played varsity basketball as center and varsity baseball as catcher. During stint with US Army, he played with 1958 Fort Benning football team as fullback, linebacker and punter. Quentin played with Sheatown Semipro Central League baseball team, winning two championships. He coached Larksville Greenwave Mini Football League from mid-1960’s through 1976 and is member of Larksville Borough’s Recreation Authority 1965 to present. Quentin is retired and resides in Larksville with his wife, the former Jean Hudock. They have three children, sons Quentin and Joe and daughter Judy. They also have three grandchildren, Kyle, Korena, and Kayleen.