The Indiana Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (IIAAA) recently honored Chesterton High School Athletic Director Garry Nallenweg as the Indiana High School Athletic Administrator of the Year for 2019-2020.
Nallenweg has worked for Duneland Schools since 1984. He began his career as a social studies teacher and then moved into administration as an assistant principal at CHS; before making the transition to CHS Athletic Director (AD) in 2000 at the new CHS location.
During his tenure, the Trojans have won nine IHSAA Team State Championships, 78 individual or relay state titles, 75 boys Sectional/Regional championships, 87 girls Sectional/Regional championships, eight IHSAA Mental Attitude Awards, eight girls DAC All-Sports trophies and five boys DAC All-Sports trophies, 60 DAC girls conference titles and 49 DAC boys conference titles.
Nallenweg will retire from the Duneland School Corporation at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. He and his wife Mary have three grown children and two grandchildren.