Paul Wehrum

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Class of 2015 Hall of Fame Inductee

Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach

Inducted: October 2, 2015

Paul Wehrum, Little Falls, NY, served as head men’s lacrosse coach from 1980 through 2003 and implemented the women’s lacrosse program in 2004 serving as head coach for three seasons. In 24 seasons coaching the men (1980-2003), Wehrum guided the Generals to a 403-62 record including three undefeated seasons, 21 consecutive Region III championships and eight national championships. He was named NJCAA Coach of the Year four times in 1985, 1986, 1992 and 1994. Wehrum was an assistant coach for the U.S. National Team which won the 1998 World Lacrosse Championship. He was inducted into the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 1999 and is also a member of the Long Island Lacrosse Hall of Fame, the Upstate New York Lacrosse Hall of Fame and the SUNY Cortland Hall of Fame. In 2005, Herkimer College dedicated its new athletic stadium to Paul Wehrum, naming the facility Wehrum Stadium. Wehrum joined the faculty in 1979 and taught health and physical education until his retirement in 2006, and was subsequently named professor emeritus.

Induction Speech

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