US Speedskating

James was born June 6, 1930 and passed away August 28, 2010. He won the titles of National and North American Indoor and North American Outdoor Championships and set two National Indoor records. As coach of the Glen Ellyn Club (1955-60) he developed five National Champions, three North American Champions and a 1960 Olympic team member. James was inducted to the National Speedskating Hall of Fame on May 14, 1983 in St. Louis, Missouri.