Bill Meyer
Bill Meyer
Title: Assistant Coach
Year: 12th
Alma Mater: UW-Milwaukee 1971

Bill Meyer is in his 12th season as an assistant coach for the Wisconsin Lutheran College track & field teams. His focus is with the WLC throwers.

Meyer, who graduated from UW-Milwaukee in 1971 with a bachelor of arts degree in mass communication and journalism, was a four-year letterwinner in track & field at UWM. He held the school record in the shot put and discus for over 30 years. A co-captain and MVP both his junior and senior seasons, Meyer earned All-American honors by placing fourth and fifth in the NCAA College Division Championships. He was inducted into the UWM Athletics Hall of Fame in 1988.

A 1967 graduate of Brookfield East High School, Meyer was co-captain of both the football and track & field teams. A school-record holder in the shot put, Meyer was named team MVP and placed fifth in the discus at the WIAA State Track & Field meet. He was the recipient of the BEHS Alumni Achievement Award in 2008.

Meyer retired in November 2007 after working for 37 years as a photojournalist for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and its predecessors, the Milwaukee Sentinel and the Milwaukee Journal. In October 2009, he was inducted into the Milwaukee Press Club Media Hall of Fame. Today he and his wife, Kathy, live in Brookfield.