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Dan Rose
Dan Rose
Position: Hall of Fame Class of 1984
Other Position: Administration, Baseball, Football, Men's Basketball; 1937-72
Dan Rose
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 12/30/2011

Spent 35 years in service to Central Michigan University, coming to Mount Pleasant in 1937 as an assistant football coach and head baseball and basketball coach... his seven CMU baseball teams were 61-45... his 14 basketball teams went 172-86-1 (.667)... the 1948-49 basketball team was 15-1 and ranked No. 1 in the country... served as the CMU Athletics Director from 1942-72... a product of Rogers City High School, Dan was an outstanding student-athlete at the University of Michigan in the late 1920s... CMU's main competition arena for basketball has been located inside the Dan Rose Center since 1973 and also currently houses volleyball, gymnastics and wrestling events... the Rose Center contains the main athletics administrative offices, coaches' offices and educational space.