Inducted in 2011
Rocky Alt attended Crestline High School from 1963-67. He played football and baseball, and earned the following honors: All League (JAC) Football as a junior and senior, and All State as a senior. He was all -league in baseball as a senior and the MVP as a junior and senior. Rocky attended Wittenberg University where the honors continued to build. He was named All Conference in football in 1969 and 1970. He was co-captain in 1970 and named the “Best Back in the Conference” with the Mike Gregory Award. He also received Honorable Mention in the Little All-American League and the All-Lutheran team. Rocky was chosen as the MVP in football in both his junior and senior years. He was named All-Conference his junior and senior years and received Honorable Mention to the Little All-American team as a senior. Rocky was inducted into the Wittenberg Hall of Fame in 1993 for his accomplishments in both football and baseball. Alt was a three-time most valuable player, twice in baseball and once in football. A quarterback, he received the Mike Gregory Award as the Ohio Athletic Conference's most valuable offensive back in 1970. During his career, Alt threw for 4,195 yards and 46 touchdowns. During his last two seasons at the helm Wittenberg was 19-0 with two OAC titles. As a pitcher in baseball, Alt was 9-1 his senior year and led the OAC in wins, earned run average (1.00) and strikeouts (78). He was in the top 10 nationally in wins and ERA. He still holds three school career records: innings pitched (248.1), strikeouts (241) and ERA (1.64).
Rocky has had a successful career in coaching football. In his 30 years, his teams have had winning records, conference titles, and record setting seasons. He has coached at Bowling Green State University, Marshall University, Wittenberg University, University of Hawaii, Northern Illinois and Otterbein College in Ohio. Rocky is the Director of Programs for Team Focus at Ashland University and is Vice President of Operations.
Rocky is married to B. Sue Alt, they have two children:
Traci married to Dave Bleedorn. They have two children Tanner 19 (freshman at Ashland University) and Taylor 14 (freshman at Olentangy High School) and they live in Galena, OH.
Brian Alt is married to Donna and they have five children, Logan 11, Lauren 9, Landon 7, Lindsey 5, and Leland 4. They reside in Leesburg, VA