Class of 2008

Lindsey Wilson Athletic Hall of Fame

Class of 2008


Bill Elder - Athletics Director (1999-2003)

Dr. Bill Elder was the first full-time athletics director in Lindsey Wilson College history. During his tenure, Lindsey Wilson athletics won three NAIA national championships and nine Mid-South Conference titles. Dr. Elder led Lindsey Wilson's transition from the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference into the Mid-South. In 2001, Dr. Elder initiated the Lindsey Wilson Athletics Hall of Fame, which embodies excellence in collegiate athletics. Dr. Elder is a member of the NAIA Basketball Coaches' Hall of Fame and the University of Montevallo Sports Hall of Fame. He was also recognized by the Mobile Sports Hall of Fame for his contributions to the city of Mobile, Ala.

Don Green - Men's Basketball Coach (1962-1970)

Coach Don Green compiled a 133-69 record in his eight seasons as Lindsey Wilson's men's basketball coach. He led the Blue Raiders to four Kentucky Junior College Conference regular season championships and a pair of KJCC Tournament titles. Coach Green guided Lindsey Wilson to a pair of National Junior College Athletic Association National Tournaments and to three 20-win seasons. Following his Lindsey Wilson career, Coach Green coached at Elizabethtown Community College and Chattanooga State Technical Community College. He finished his coaching career with more than 450 wins. In addition to coaching, Don played two seasons (1950-52) at Lindsey Wilson. He concluded his LWC playing career by being selected all-conference during the 1951-52 season.