Iowa Central: Alumni/Foundation

2010 Triton Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees


Paul Shupe

  • 1969-1989 Iowa Central Community College Athletic Director & Head Football Coach
  • 1985-1989 Iowa Central Community College Physical Education Department Head
  • Only NJCAA Football National Championship in school history
  • 12th most winning coach among NJCAA Football Coaches
  • NJCAA Football Hall of Fame
  • Tenure coached Jon Matuszak and Ron Hallstrom

Ron Hallstrom

  • 1978 NJCAA Football Champion
  • 1981 Member of the University of Iowa Rose Bowl team
  • 22nd pick in 1982 National Football Draft
  • 11 years with Green Bay Packers
  • 1 year with Philadelphia Eagles
  • President, Ron Hallstrom Sports & Marine, Inc.

Katie Jo Ruby-Moore

  • A.A. Degree, Iowa Central, B.S. Sociology and Criminal
    Justice, Iowa State University, M.S. Sports Management, St.
    Cloud State University.
  • First Triton softball player named All-American by NJCAA
  • All-Region XI Team
  • All-Region XI Offensive Player of the Year
  • First Triton softball player to play for NCAA Division I
    program (ISU)
  • 2003 All-Big 12 player

Justin Sokol

  • A.A. Iowa Central, BS University of Wisconsin
  • Working on Master of Psychology, Marquette University
  • Two-time All-American 2003-2004
  • First Team All-Regional XI player
  • First Team All-District player
  • All-NJCAA II World Series Team
  • First Team Academic All-Region XI
  • Continued to play at NCAA I at Texas A & M

Joe Wayne Cole

  • A.A. Degree, Iowa Central, B.S., Iowa State University
  • Big 8 Champion Iowa State University
  • 1990-91 Graduate Assistant Coach, University of Iowa,
    Iowa City, IA
  • 1988, 1989 Freestyle Wrestling Team Coach, Einsiedeln, Switzerland
  • 1988 Bronze Medalist Final Olympic Trials, Pensacola, FL
  • Fifth in World Team Trials, Dayton OH
  • 1988 Gold Medalist Sunkist Open, 1987 Silver Medalist Sunkist Open, Tempe, AZ
  • 1988 Canadian Cup Champion, 1987 Canadian Cup Silver Medalist, Toronto, Canada
  • 1985-1988 Third in National Freestyle Championships, Las Vegas, NV
  • 1986 Russia vs. USA Dual Meet Champion, Kiev, Ukraine
  • 1985 Silver Medalist Tbilisi Championships, Tbilisi, Georgia (USSR)
  • 1985 Bronze Medalist De Lucha Libre Cerro Pelado Tournament, Havana, Cuba
  • 1985-88 Graduate Assistant Coach, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
  • 2-Time Midwest Champion, Iowa State University
  • 1984-85 Graduate Assistant Coach, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
  • 1984 Who’s Who Among American College Students
  • 1983 Big “8” Champion & Gregorian Award Recipient, 1982 Big “8” Bronze Medalist
  • 1983 Most Improved Wrestler, Iowa State University
  • 4-Time All American
  • 2-Time NCAA Division I All-American 2nd Place 1983, 4th Place 1982 – Iowa State University
  • NJCAA Runner-Up 1981 – Iowa Central Community College
  • NCAA Division III All-American 8th Place 1980 – Simpson College
  • 1980 IIAC Conference Champion, Most Valuable Player, Most Outstanding Athlete Award, Simpson College
  • 1978-79 Two-Time State Qualifier, Fort Dodge Senior High School