Jim Harryman

Jim HarrymanAthletic Director, Foundation Director & Baseball – Inaugural Inductee 2019

Jim Harryman is credited by many as the person responsible for building the Athletic Department at Bellevue starting in 1969. He served as athletic director and men’s commissioner from 1969 to 1987 as well as a stint as vice president of the college.

He was Bellevue’s first baseball coach from 1970-74 and won the NWAACC championship in 1973. He was responsible for the fundraising effort to be able to put in the baseball field on campus in 1972, which is now known as Courter Field. He is a member of the NWAC Hall of Fame.

Beginning in 1972, for many years he coordinated the Northwest Sports Clinics to continue to provide an avenue for coaches to learn and get better at their craft.

Jim Harryman passed away on Dec. 5, 2019 at the age of 86.

Last Updated May 28, 2020