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Illinois Basketball Coaches Association
Illinois Basketball Coaches Association

HALL OF FAME
FRIENDS OF BASKETBALL

Name: Virgil Gene Jordan

Year Inducted: 2012

Category: Friends of Basketball

Schools/Organizations:
• East St. Louis
• Shiloh

Biography:
Virgil was a teacher in East St. Louis District 189 who was instrumental in the formation of the Metro East Black Officials Association, serving as president for three years. He spent 34 years as an official, highlighted by working three state finals each in girls basketball and baseball.

Virgil, who is deceased, also worked at Champaign Centennial High School and officiated countless games in volleyball, boys and girls basketball, baseball, and softball.