Walter was a 1957 graduate of San Jose City College, who returned to teach in the Radio, Television and Speech Department as well as serve as the swimming coach from 1960 until 1980. During this time, he was known as “The Voice of the Jaguars” as he announced all the sports events. In 1980, he moved to EVC, where he taught until his retirement in 1995. In retirement, Walt continued to teach fly fishing through the Wilderness Society. He was also a faithful attendee of Retirees’ Chapter meetings.