Presented 1999 by Milwaukee Public Schools
and Erffmeyer & Son Co., Inc. (ESCO)
JANIS K. DOLESCHAL
Inducted - 1999One of the first female high school athletic administrators in the nation, Janis K. Doleschal began her commitment to youth and female sports in 1974 with the Milwaukee Public Schools. In a career spanning four decades as Commissioner of Sports and Athletics for MPS, her endless energy and enthusiasm have been a huge boost to young athletes, coaches and administrators in Wisconsin and across the country. Doleschal attended Milwaukee Lutheran High School and the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse. She officiated at the first women's NAIA National Swim Meet and in 1997 was the first female selected as Wisconsin Athletic Director of the Year.
Trinity United Church of Christ: About Pastor Jan [Doleschal]
Milwaukee Public Schools: Janis K. Doleschal, retired MPS Athetic Commissioner (1974-2002)
Click here for an Alphabetical List of Inductees to the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame.