(5-6-21) Coldwater’s Chip Otten will be inducted into the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association (OHSFCA) Hall of Fame on June 11th in Columbus.

It has been quite a run for the Cavaliers, Otten joins John Reed in the Hall of Fame. Reed started the Cavaliers powerhouse program in 1995. Otten replaced Reed who passed away due to cancer in 2010.

Since the announcement of his induction last June Otten has added another State Championship this past season going 12-0.

OHSFCA HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2021

The Ohio High School Football Coaches Association welcomes the Class of 2021 banquet is scheduled for June 11th at 6PM , 7PM will be the dinner and introduction at 8PM at the Easton Hilton.

Members being introduced;

  • Phil Annarella- Austintown-Fitch, Warren Harding
  • Steve Channell- Edgewood, Miamisburg
  • Jeff Bayuk- Warren JFK, Hubbard
  • Chip Otten- Coldwater, Middletown
  • Mike Golden- Watterson, Upper Arlington
  • Chris Kubbs- Marion Pleasent

While at Middletown Otten was 26-34.

  • 1995, Middletown, 3-7
  • 1996, Middletown, 6-4
  • 1997, Middletown, 6-4
  • 1998, Middletown, 6-4
  • 1999, Middletown, 3-7
  • 2000, Middletown, 2-8

Otten’s Playoff Record

  • Playoffs in 2010, ’11, ’12, ’13, ’14, ’15, ’16, ’17, ’18, ’19, ’20
  • State Champions in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2020
  • State Runner-up in 2010, 2011, 2016
  • Regional Runner-up in 2017, 2018

2020 Hall of Famers to be honored…

Due to Covid-19 the class of 2020 banquet is scheduled for June 12th at 6PM ), 7PM will be the dinner and introduction at 8PM at the Easton Hilton.

Members being introduced;

  • Whit Parks- Zanesville, Minster
  • Brian Cross- Grove City, Canton McKinley, Bishop Ready
  • Ty Fleming- Shadyside
  • Jim Ryan- Olmsted Falls
  • Steve Bartlett- Carroll & Southeastern
  • Bill Albright- Midview