Men's Basketball, 1976-79
Herman recorded 889 points along with 265 rebounds as a Bulldog men's basketball player from 1976-79. The 1977 NAIA District 23 Honorable Mention pick served as captain of Ferris' 1978-79 squad. He was the first male recipient of the Bulldog of the Year Award when it was introduced following the 1978-79 athletics season. Herman guided the Bulldogs to a 17-9 overall mark and a trip to the NAIA District 23 playoffs his senior campaign. The Flint Powers High School product shot a team-best 77.9% from the charity stripe as a senior. A four-year letterwinner, Herman established a then-school career mark of 425 assists in his playing career. He averaged 11.5 points his final campaign after totaling nearly eight assists per game as a junior. He continues to rank fourth on the program's all-time assists leaders chart while his 186 assists in 1977-78 represents the school's second-best seasonal figure to date. Herman also had a team-high 138 assists in 1976-77. He still holds the individual game mark of 14 assists set in two different games during the 1977-78 season. The Bulldogs earned a conference runner-up finish with a 19-8 overall record in 1976-77. Since earning a bachelor's degree in accountancy from Ferris, Herman has went on to a successful business career. He has served as the CEO of the Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce and sits on a number of community boards and agencies along with various volunteer work. Herman and his wife, JoAnne, live in Flint and have four children.