Brian Busen – Athlete
Brian won nine varsity letters participating in football, basketball, baseball and track at Rockford High School before graduating in 1994. He was all conference and all area in football as a receiver, track and baseball and all state in football and track. He won many team awards and set a school record in the 400 meter run (49.71). At Ferris State Brian lettered four years in football playing on teams that won 42 regular season games. He was an all-conference performer in the GLIAC and upon graduation was listed in the all-time top ten in several receiver categories. He went to Cedar Springs High School as a Physical Education teacher and assistant football coach under Jim Gallery, then took over as the head varsity football coach for nine years. In 2000 Cedar had only their second winning season in twenty years and made the playoffs for the first time. He also coached girl’s J.V. golf at Cedar and was an assistant track coach at Rockford High School for one year. On his fortieth birthday, he competed in and finished an Ironman Race in Muskota, Canada. Brian presently teaches business and Physical Education classes at Cedar springs High School. He and his wife, Kara (Lamoreaux – 1992 RHS graduate), who is a teacher at Greenville, have three children, Britten (13), Gunnar (11) and Graden (9) who all attend schools in the Rockford system.