Inductee Profile

Rob Berger

2018

Rob graduated from Rice Lake High School in 2007 as a three-sport athlete in football, basketball and baseball. He quarterbacked the Warrior football team for two years and still holds the record for the longest pass from scrimmage; 95 yards against Hudson. Rob was a two-year starter on the basketball team that won two Big Rivers Conference Championships which went deep in the Rob Berger player photoplay-offs. He started for three years on the Warrior baseball team at shortstop and first base. As a senior, Rob was chosen captain for football, basketball and baseball. Rob took his athletic talent to St. Norbert College in De Pere, WI, playing both football and baseball. He was given an opportunity to punt as a freshman. and was selected to All-Midwest Conference 1st Team Punter in 2008 with a 37.8. He continued to rewrite the Midwest Conference and St. Norbert College history book. In 2009 Rob was All-Midwest 2nd Team quarterback and ranks first all-time St. Norbert history for total offense in one game; 443 yards vs. Wartburg. Rob was chosen Team Most Valuable Player in 2009 and 2010. In 2010, he was selected Midwest Conference “Player of the Year” and 1st Team All-Midwest Quarterback. He was also Midwest Conference record holder for yards and carries by a quarterback in one season at 6.3 in 2010. Other accomplishments at St. Norbert include 2010 Captain, ranks first all-time in SNC history with 2,892 total yards in one season and completion percentage of 62%. Rob also ranks 3rd all-time in SNC history for career touchdown passes with 50 from 2007–2010. Coach Don Maslinski writes, “Rob was one of the most complete athletes in the history of St. Norbert College football. He possessed outstanding leadership traits. All his teammates believed in him and his abilities.” Rob currently coaches QB/FB for the Rice Lake Warrior Football team. As an assistant, he helped take them deep into the play-offs and a State Championship in 2017. Since 2011, Rob has been playing baseball as shortstop for the Haugen Knights. He currently lives in Rice Lake and is employed by Edward Jones Investments.

Rob Berger