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Athletic Hall of Fame 1997 - Babcock
Stephen L. Babcock (1967-1995)
The 1980 Region III Wrestling Coach of the Decade, Steve Babcock is a member of two coaching Halls of Fame: the National Junior College Athletic Association Wrestling Hall of Fame, into which he was inducted in 1985, and the Region III Wrestling Hall of Fame, which he entered in 1991. A five-time Region III Coach of the Year, his career record of 217 victories, 52 defeats and eight ties ranks him as one of the most winning wrestling coaches in the NJCAA.
Steve joined the faculty as an instructor in Health and Physical Education and head wrestling, cross country and tennis coach in 1967. During his 29 years at ASC he founded the modern day Alfred Intramural Program with the "President's Trophy," developed and implemented the first Health and Physical Education Majors Transfer Program, and founded the Alfred Summer Sports Festival Program. He was chair of various Region III sports committees, and served as President of the Penn-York Conference, babcock also served as Director of Athletics from 1987 through 1995.
Babcock and his wife Marie have three children, Kristine Elizabeth, Jeffrey John, and Kimberly Marie.