|Name Tom Brosius|
Tom "Ferocious" Brosius is a former Track and field athlete. He was declared an "All-American" at Kansas State University in the shot put and discus events for the 1972 season, and as of completion of the 2015 season, still holds the Maryland all class high school state record in the shot put at 64' 6 1/2" set May 25, 1968. He also held the state discus record at 184' 10" for 31 years until it was broken in 1999.
As a college athlete at Kansas State, he won the Big 8 Conference indoor shot put with a distance of 64 feet 3 1/2 inches, a throw that was the best in the nation at the college level that year. Brosius competed in both the Shot Put and Discus at outdoor meets, winning the Big 8 Conference twice in the Shot Put and once in Discus.
He later coached at Pleasonton High School, Pleasonton, Kansas, Concordia Junior-Senior High School in Concordia, Kansas, and is presently a coach at Manhattan High School in Manhattan, Kansas.