Where Are They Now?
Jerry Armstrong retired in 1996 after 30 years in education. He was a high school basketball coach at four schools in Missouri over 21 years, compiling a 329-195 record. He directed Richmond High School to a third-place finish at the state tournament. Armstrong also taught high school biology and physical education classes.
He and his wife, Mary, reside in Mountain Grove, Mo. They also have a summer home in Hendersonville, N.C. They have two sons and four grandchildren.
Jerry enjoys hunting, fishing and golfing and works part-time at a golf pro shop.
Louis Baudoin retired in 2000 after teaching and coaching at the Albuquerque Academy for 33 years. He and his wife, Patricia, have two daughters - Lisa and Suzanne - and three grandsons.
The Baudoins live with one grandson, Maxwell, in an unusual hand-built home and studio in Corrales, New Mexico. Louis continues to create artwork which he markets through galleries in Santa Fe and Albuquerque.
Avid sailors, Louis and Patricia have spent many summers aboard their 27' sailboat cruising the Sea of Cortez and The Inside Passage in British Columbia.
A long-time resident of El Paso, Willie Cager is currently employed by the Ysleta Independent School District as the coordinator of the After School Basketball Program, teaching the fundamentals of basketball to students in grades three through eight. He started the Willie Cager Foundation, which raises money for an After School Learning Center in El Paso. Willie was recently honored by the UTEP athletic department as recipient of a Silver Anniversary Miner Award, presented to an individual who had a distinguished college athletic career and has continued to contribute to UTEP and the El Paso community.
He has two sons, Kareem and Kenya, and a daughter, Kendeea.
Harry Flournoy and his wife, Sukari, live in Yorba Linda, Calif. They have eight grown children.
Harry works in route sales for Bimbo bakeries. He and his wife do a lot of traveling across the country, and are planning to go to Jamaica in December.
He is excited about the release of Glory Road and hopes to reunite with his 1966 teammates again soon.
Don Haskins retired from coaching in 1999 with 719 victories. He remains one of the winningest coaches in college basketball history.
After retiring, he and his wife Mary lived in El Paso, attending every UTEP home game and continuing to support the Miners. Haskins worked as a consultant on the motion picture Glory Road, which chronicles the 1965-66 season and was released in 2006. He passed away on Sept. 7, 2008 (read more).
David Lattin lives in Houston, Texas, where his full-time job is working with Republic Beverage. He keeps busy doing a number of other things as well, including buying and selling single family homes. He is also involved with the car rental business and home health business. Still a tremendous athlete, David bikes 100 miles a week and participates in a 200-mile bike ride from Houston to Austin every year.
He is currently working on a book, "Slam Dunk to Glory," which discusses the 1966 Miners and his life. He hopes to get the book in stores by the end of 2005.
David is single with a son, Clifton, and five grandchildren.
Dick Myers resides in Morristown, N.J. He commutes daily to New York City, where he serves as Vice President for Planning and Logistics for Coach Leather, Inc. He has worked with Coach Leather, Inc. - a company that produces women's handbags and other accessories for men and women - for the last 12 years.
He lived in El Paso for 20 years upon graduating from Texas Western University, working for Farah Manufacturing.
He and his wife, Elsie, have three children - Ann, Lori and Steve - and four grandchildren.
Nevil Shed lives in San Antonio, and currently works at the University of Texas-San Antonio as coordinator for student programs at the University Center. He has been affiliated with the UT system professionally for 26 years, including serving as an assistant coach at UTEP during the 1980-81 season.
For the last 20 summers Nevil has coordinated the San Antonio Spurs basketball camps for kids ages 9-17.
He has five children (Diana, Ena, Bryan, Nolan and Courtne), two stepchildren (Elena and Gabriel) and seven grandchildren. His hobbies include hunting and fishing.
Nevil is proud of the fact that all of the members of the 1966 team have gone on to be successful in life. "I talk about that a lot at our Spurs camp," he said. "The Spurs are also a team of character."