Ed Jorgensen's Mustang coaching career spanned four decades. He guided the men's basketball program from 1947-1966 and coached the men's tennis team from 1956-1976.
Ed's basketball squads packed Crandall Gymnasium during the CCAA days against such teams as Fresno State, Long Beach State, Santa Barbara and Pepperdine, and the Mustangs won a CCAA title during his tenure. Ed guided the tennis team to many top 10 finishes and an NCAA Division II runner-up season. His tennis teams also won 5 straight CCAA championships. In 1987, he was inducted into the Cal State Chico Athletic Hall of Fame, for a stellar three-sport collegiate career. Ed coached Hall of Fame members Theo Dunn and Mike LaRoche.
Ed passed away in 1999. He is survived by his three children.