March 19, 1936 - February 18, 2002
Gene Veit was J I Case High School's coach from 1966 - 1994.
Coach Veit measured his teams to a very high standard.
Gene Veit has had his share of quality players
in his quarter century coaching career at Case, including
linebacker Todd Simonsen, who played at Iowa in the late
1970s, and Veit's son, Sam, who was Wisconsin's punter.
Sam Veit earned second-team All-Big Ten honors
who ended his
career with the greatest honor of all, a Rose Bowl win in
Case Alumni C Club members give $1500.00
annually to the Gene Veit Memorial Scholarship Fund, in
memory of Coach Veit (who passed away in 2002 from brain
cancer). This scholarship is given annually to the top male
($750.00) and female ($750.00) athletes at J I Case High
So far, the Case Alumni C Club members have given a total
of $10,000.00 to the Gene Veit Memorial Scholarship Fund.