Former East Grand Rapids football coach dies

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

EAST GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Former East Grand Rapids football coach George Barcheski has died.

East Grand Rapids Schools made the announcement on two of their Facebook pages over the weekend.

Barcheski with the district served as a government teacher and also led the football team to several state championship titles. A member of the Grand Rapids Sports Hall of Fame, he was also inducted into the Michigan High School Football Coaches Hall of Fame in 1986 and into the Aquinas Saints Hall of Fame in 2010. According to the Aquinas HOF, Barcheski taught and coached at Catholic Central High School and Northview High School before joining EGR.

Funeral and visitation information have not been released.



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.