Ray Steffen was an associate professor of physical education at K, along with his duties as men’s basketball and baseball coach. At the helm of the Kalamazoo College Hornets, he was the most successful basketball coach in K history. During his 33-year tenure, Steffen compiled a 356-347 record, with two MIAA titles. An avid golf enthusiast, Steffen was inducted into the Greater Kalamazoo Golf Hall of Fame in 1997, winning four city championships and numerous club and state titles. He held a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and a master’s degree from Western Michigan University.