David Alan Wachter1
Wachter married Roberta Lynn Snyder on 14 August 1959.
- From the Herald-Mail:
David Wachter, Elected to Washington
County Sports Hall of Fame.
Wachter played football and basketball while attending Hagerstown High School from 1952 to 1955. He also played football at Dickinson College from 1956 to 1959. Shortly after his playing career ended, he began a long coaching career as an assistant football coach at Pennsbury High School in 1959. Wachter returned to Washington County to take the head coaching jobs in football, basketball
and golf at Saint James School in 1965. Wachter spent 1969 and 1970 as an assistant at Dickinson, and then held the head football job at Carlisle High School until 1975, when he again came back to Washington County as the head coach at South Hagerstown. He coached the Rebels until 1982, and then moved to Kiski School in Pittsburgh for four seasons before moving into administration. He retired in 2002.