FOOTBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE, 2001
Champa guided the Yellowjackets to six state championships and 17 division titles. He took the team to seven bowls and coached 39 All-Americans. In 2001 he would become the college’s second NJCAA Hall of Fame coach.
John had a coaching record of 214-43-4 record and was named NJCAA Coach of the Year in 1965.