Floyd “Baldy” Nelson – Coach

Cambridge High School Class of 1936

College – Augustana College – Football (all conference 3 years), Basketball, Track; South Dakota University; South Dakota State University; Mankato State University; Southwest State University

Coach – Varsity Track ’52-56. District 8 Champion 11 years. Started the wrestling program with co-coach Milton Osterberg in ’54

Other – Member of Worthington Area Industries, Inc; Member of American Legion; Member of Veterans of Foreign Wars; Past member of Board of Directors – Worthington Country Club; Past President – Worthington Education Association; Past President – Southwest Division of Minnesota Education Association; Past Member of Minnesota Education Association Board of Directors (9 years); Past Member of Council for Exception Children; Member of Retired Educator’s Association of Minnesota; Past Chairman of Worthington City Charter Revision; Member of the first School District 518 Community Education Board; Member of the first YMCA “Know Your Government Seminar”; Director Title III Summer Project for the Retarded. He was inducted into the Trojan Hall of Fame in 1992.

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