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Frosty Westering


Forrest Edward Westering

Inducted 2005

Date of Birth



Council Bluffs, IA


Pacific Lutheran University (1972-2003)

Lea College (1966-1971)

Parsons College (1962-1963)


Coaching legend Frosty Westering roamed the sidelines for 40 years, the last 32 on the turf of Pacific Lutheran University’s Sparks Stadium. During that time he amassed 305 total victories, an all-time NAIA coaching record. After short stints at Parsons and Lea Colleges, Westering began his storied career at PLU. In 32 years, he led the Lutes to four national championships, 20 national playoff appearances and 12 conference titles. A three-time National Coach of the Year award recipient and six-time conference Coach of the Year honoree, Westering coached 26 first-team All-Americas and was a member of the Hula Bowl coaching staff in 2000. A dedicated member of his local community, Westering received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Athletes for a Better World. A member of the World Sports Humanitarian Hall of Fame, he received the John and Nell Wooden Humanitarian Award in 2004 and served as keynote speaker for the United Way, March of Dimes and Tacoma Hospital Organization.


Wins 305

Losses 96

Ties 7

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