Norm Hathcoat, Noblesville, will be recognized by The Indiana High School Basketball Hall of Fame with a 2018 Men’s Center Circle Official Award.

Norm Hathcoat is one of three to be recognized for their officiating careers.

Hathcoat is a 1954 graduate of Anderson High School, where he participated in basketball, football and track.

His officiating career included 26 sectional assignments, 23 regionals, six semi-states and three state finals, including 1985, 1990 and 1994.

In addition to countless holiday tournament games, he worked the Hall of Fame Classic tournament four times.

A member of the Central Officials Association, he served two terms as President and two terms as Vice President, as well as three years in rules interpretation and involvement in mentoring young officials.

In 1998 he was named as the recipient of the Roy Gardner Award from the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association.

Retired, he made his living with General Motors in Anderson.  In his 62nd year of marriage to the former Marjorie Roach, they are the parents of Carol, Connie and Ronald.  A resident of Pendleton for 60 years, he now resides in Noblesville.

All Center Circle Officials Award winners will be honored at the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s 57th Annual Men’s Awards Banquet, March 21, 2018.

A midday reception, free and open to the public, will be conducted at the Hall of Fame museum in New Castle. The evening banquet will take place at the Primo Banquet Hall, which is located on the south side of Indianapolis. 

Also be to recognized are Steve Fisher is a 1969 graduate of North Daviess High School, whose officiating career included 15 boys sectionals, 11 regionals, six semi-states and three state finals assignments in 1987, 1989 and 1992.

He was the recipient of the Indiana Basketball Coaches Assocation’s Roy Gardner Award in 1999. 

Also The late Terry Bartell was a 1973 graduate of South Bend Jackson High School.

His officiating career included 21 boys basketball sectionals, 16 regionals, seven semi-states and three state finals games in 2002, 2003 and 2008.

Employed as a teacher at North Montgomery High School, Bartell was the head baseball coach there from 1980 - 1992 and coached the varsity girls basketball team from 1997 – 2007, leading them to five sectional championships.  Married to the former Dee Peterman, he was the father of Casey, Jessica and Kylie.

He passed away in July 2009.

Banquet reservations are now available through the Hall’s website at or by calling (765) 529-1891.  For more information, you may also email