Gary A. Stelter
BW Class of 1979 | Induction Class of 2009
Gary Stelter ‘79, a native of Youngstown, Ohio and a graduate of Chaney High School, was a three-year starter on the football team and played a key role as a defensive back and tri-captain on the 1978 Yellow Jacket national championship team and two Ohio Athletic Conference championship teams (1977 and 1978).
Stelter played four years of football and is one of the finest defensive backs in BW history. He was named the Yellow Jacket Defensive Back of the Year in 1977 and was a two-time All-OAC player (1977 and 1978). In 1977, Stelter was named “Terriffic Impact Player”, led the OAC in interceptions and earned OAC Player of the Week honors for his efforts in a win at Lehigh (Pa.).
In addition to his football exploits, Stelter was a member of the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity.
After graduation, Stelter worked in the sales field in both his hometown of Youngstown and in Upstate New York. He began his own endeavor as the Owner and Executive Director of MPH Recruiting & Placement, a medical, pharmaceutical placement agency. Previously, he worked as a Senior Sales Representaive, then District Sales Trainer and then District Sales Manager in Upstate New York for Schering Plough Pharmaceuticals.