Feb 11, 2022
Jerry Schemmel is a survivor of United Airlines flight 232 that crashed landed on July 19, 1989.
Jerry grew up in Madison, SD, with his six siblings. He attended Washburn University in Topeka, KS where he played on the baseball team. After receiving his undergraduate degree in Communications in 1982, Jerry went to law school at Washburn University School of Law and earned his Juris Doctor in 1985.
He has been both an assistant baseball coach and head
coach, at the college level.
He spent 10 seasons as a radio broadcaster for the Colorado Rockies, after 18 seasons in the same role with the Denver Nuggets.
Jerry Schemmel wrote two books. First, Chosen To Live, from 1996 that chronicles his experience from surviving the crash of Flight 232. And The Extravagant Gift, as an outreach book.
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