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Cliff Hoops Coach Shock To Enter National Prep Hall of Fame

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Pete Shock, longtime boys basketball coach at Cliff High School, will be inducted into the National Federation of State High School Associations Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will be held in Philadelphia in July.

Shock is second on the list of winningest coaches in New Mexico high school basketball history (794 victories); the first is 1988 NFHS Hall of Fame inductee Ralph Tasker (1,121 victories).

Shock has been the head boys basketball coach, the head track and field coach and athletic director at Cliff since 1978. He has a career basketball coaching record of 794-217 and has won nine state basketball championships.

His father, Dale Shock, was the head boys basketball coach at Cliff from 1935-1974, compiling more than 500 career victories.

The National High School Hall of Fame was started in 1982, and this year’s class increases the number in the Hall to 386.