- Windber native served as athletic director at Pitt-Johnstown from 1970 into 2001.
- During his tenure overseeing the Pitt-Johnstown athletic programs, the school gained admission to NCAA Division II, the Sports Center was built and the wrestling and women’s basketball programs gained national prominence.
- Under Sherlock’s leadership, Pitt-Johnstown added sports such as men’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, track and field, gymnastics, golf, women’s volleyball and wrestling.
- Pitt-Johnstown gained entrance to the NCAA in 1975, and the Sports Center opened in the fall of 1977 under Sherlock’s leadership.
- Served as National President of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Athletic Directors.
- Helped found the former Mason-Dixon Athletic Conference and served as president of the league.
- The Pitt-Johnstown women reached the NCAA Division II Final Four in 1987.
- The Mountain Cats wrestling team claimed NCAA Division II team national championships in 1996 and 1999.
- Sherlock also played and coached basketball at Pitt-Johnstown.
- Was part of the Pitt-Johnstown team that won the Pennsylvania Junior College League state championship in 1958.
- Transferred to the University of Pittsburgh, where he lettered in the hurdles and as a jumper on the Panthers’ track and field team.
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