He was third team All-State, and All Metro Conference, twice for football and once for baseball.
He was a member of the 1967 Hornet state championship baseball team. He was Hornet football MVP in 1968, and was listed In the National Who's Who Football Registry.
Ed also played three years of basketball and one season of tennis, if, as Ed puts it, “one match constitutes a season.” He received varsity letters in football, baseball and track.
Among his fondest memories, along with the '67 state baseball championship, Ed feels lucky enough to
Have played five different sports in high school and he was named All State in football.
He attended Monkato State University in Mankato, Minnesota on a football scholarship. Injuries cut short his college football career after two years.
Ed graduated from Mankato State In 1972 with a degree In Education and Political Science.
Since 1988, Ed has been owner and partner in Bergstrom & McCormick, an Eagon, Minnesota-based company that sells sporting goods to teams, stores and large retailers.
Married for 29 years, Ed and Judy, who live in White Bear Lake, Minnesota, have three children, ages 20, 24, and 27.
As they were growing up, “I was lucky enough to coach all three of our kids in different sports”, said Ed. Among his favorite sports figures, he lists son Tyler and daughter Kristina -- Tyler “because he gave extraordinary" effort to succeed after suffering a serious back injury and surgery" and Kristina “who has overcome asthma, a minor heart problem and chronically weak ankles to play 10 years of soccer."
Over time, racquetball "became Ed's game of choice. He played competitively in more than 50 tournaments. He still plays racquetball recreationally, tennis 'for my job" and golf "to drive myself crazy.”