Fred Thomann

 Wall of Champions

1st Class Inductee: February 6th, 2016 


Bill Bresler | Staff Photographer Salem coach Fred Thomann

Boys Varsity Coach (1972-1984)

Girls Varsity Coach (1983-2013)

700+ Career wins

20 district championships, 21 league championships , 6 Regional Championships

Co-founder of the AAU program

Countless honors by BCAM, the Detroit Free press and the Detroit News

Coached Dena Head, Miss Basketball

Long time Physical Education teacher at Salem High School

Fred played 4 years of basketball at MSU and was voted team MVP


“Fred was a brilliant strategist who was years ahead of the game. He is one of the few coaches worthy of Hall of Fame status coaching both boys and girls. He produced competitive teams no matter what kind of talent he had to work with.” –Mick McCabe (Detroit Free Press)