1977 BYU Hall of Fame
As a high school basketball player, Harold was selected to play in the 1949 High School All-Star Game in Kentucky. He was also named to the high school All-American team.
After coming to BYU, Harold was named to the All-Conference basketball team in 1952 and 1953. He was selected to play in the 1953 East-West All-Star Game in Kansas City. A member of the 1951 BYU NIT Championship Team, he also played in the 1953 NIT Tournament, the 1951 NCAA Regional Tournament, the 1951 Sugar Bowl Tournament and the 1952 Dixie Classic. In 1954 he was named Most Valuable Player in the Southwestern Invitation Tournament in Las Vegas and was drafted by the Minneapolis Lakers. In 1953 he received the Ed Stein Award as the outstanding student-athlete on campus.
Harold graduated from BYU in 1954 with a B.S. degree in mathematics. He served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force until 1958, and was a member of the All-Tournament Team in the Strategic Air Command Tournament of 1956.
In 1960 Harold received a B.S. degree in civil engineering from the University of Utah and began his career as a consulting structural engineer in Salt Lake City for more than 40 years.
Over the years his lifelong interest in sports and his ability to reach young men merged in many successful little league coaching ventures that produced successful high school, college and professional athletes, none of whom left his tutelage without learning well that winning isn't winning without good sportsmanship.
A faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he served in many callings, including as a member of the Melchizedek Priesthood General Board, a counselor in the Salt Lake Foothill Stake presidency, and a worker in the Salt Lake Temple.
He passed away on March 27, 2012, in Salt Lake City, Utah, at the age of 80.