Please consider downloading the latest version of Internet Explorer
to experience this site as intended.
Tools Search Main Menu

We are operating on Spring Break hours from end of the day Friday March 9th, through end of the day Saturday March 17th.  On Sunday 3/18, we will open at 5 PM.  For specific days and hours of operation, visit our fitness center hours page here.

Athletic Hall of Fame

Jerome Carl Violette

Jerome Carl Violette


At Rochester:

  • Played football for three varsity seasons and one freshman season
  • Enjoyed undefeated years in freshman football and with the 1958 (8-0) varsity team as a junior
  • Teams lost four games in four years, three his sophomore season
  • All players on the 1958 team were honored with Backfield or Outstanding Lineman awards
  • Named Outstanding Lineman in 1959
  • Had 33 consecutive shut-out innings as a relief pitcher for Lou Alexander as a sophomore


  • Retired in December of 2002 as Plant Manager for Dupont Nylon Facility in Chattanooga, TN
  • Involved with many community activities: Hospital Boards, Chamber of Commerce, Education Foundation, Sheltered Workshop Boards