Cle Elum HS, Shelton HS, Shelton JH, Capital HS
Hall of Fame Class of 1995
Bill Brickert graduated from Washington State University where he was a two-year letterman in track and field. He was the northern division champion in the 440 in 1945. He coached for a total of thirty-four years. He spent eight years at Cle Elum High School, twelve years at Shelton Junior High School and fourteen years at Shelton High School. During his career, his teams won eight-five percent of their meets. Even after his “retirement” he coached another eight years at Capital High School until 1990. Bill holds the honored distinction of being elected as the first president of the Washington Track Coaches Association in 1972. He represented the track and field coaches on the state track committee for three years. He was also instrumental in founding the Shelton Invitational Track and Field meet.