Family and Friends of Coach Jim Meerman '82
The Coach Jim Meerman Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established by family and friends of Coach Jim Meerman ’82, to continue his memory and legacy of a successful high school football coach at Coopersville High School and former Grand Valley State University (GVSU) football player. Jim was a running back at GVSU from 1977-1980. He then went on to coach for 30 years, 25 as head coach at Coopersville High School, winning 218 games. He was inducted into the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2014. This scholarship will benefit student-athletes with completing their degree at GVSU.