Longview HS, Rogers HS (Spokane), Washington State University
Hall of Fame Class of 1995
Jack Mooberry was a state champion sprinter at Wenatchee in 1926 and 1927. He went on to be a national class sprinter at Washington State University. He started his high school coaching career at Longview. He next moved to John Rogers High School in Spokane where he coached for ten years. He returned to Washington State University in 1946. The team he left behind won the state title for Rogers in 1946. In twenty-eight years at Washington State, Jack’s teams won seventy percent of their dual meets, including seven straight years in the NCAA top ten. He was named NCAA coach of the year in 1969. Jack coached 53 All – Americans and had athletes in five Olympic Games. he was the biggest supporter of high school track and field in the state, hosting the state meet for twenty-five years. He retired in 1973 and passed away in 1978.