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Chuck Emmert

Inducted 1999

Biography

Chuck is inducted for handball and as a friend of the sport.  He won 4 United States Handball Association Central (States) Regional Doubles titles with 4 different partners.  He won 1970 and 1974 Masters (over 50 years of age) Doubles titles and 1983 and 1988 Golden Masters Doubles titles.  Chuck also won several invitationals in doubles and competed in several national YMCA singles and doubles tournaments as well as USHA tournaments.  He was a member of the winning Illinois State Golden Masters division team in 1985.  In addition, he promoted the city of Elgin through handball by playing across the nation and in many nationally sanctioned tournaments.  Emmert took third place or higher in 65 tournaments, mostly doubles, including tournaments held in 15 different states.  In his 40-plus years of playing, he competed with and against several USHA Hall of Fame inductees.