1978 – Carroll “CD” Hawhee

The Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association is proud to announce that Carroll “CD” Hawhee of Waverly High School is the recipient of the 1978 Paul Walker Award. The Paul Walker Award is presented annually by the OHSBCA to an active coaching member of the association who has made significant contributions to high school basketball. The award is named in honor of the late Paul Walker, the long time coach of Middletown High School. At the time of his retirement, he had the most wins as a boys basketball coach in Ohio High School Basketball history.

Carroll Dwight “CD” Hawhee graduated from Cannelton High School in Indiana and received degree from Morehead State University and Xavier University.

CD spent his entire coaching career at Waverly High School, 1947-1979 – 32 years during which he accumulated 477 wins and 214 losses. His championships included 4 Sectionals, 6 Districts and 1 Regional. CD was active in the OHSBCA, serving as President from 1975-77.

Coach Hawhee, also established himself as a great football coach along with track, golf and baseball – winning the state title in baseball in 1954. In 1973, CD was named AP Coach of the Year in basketball. In 1978, he received the coveted Paul Walker Award and in 1982 was inducted into the Naismith National Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts. His wife, Bea, is currently residing in Waverly, Ohio