Dan Carmichael, a 1941 graduate of Princeton University, was a three-year member of the championship baseball team, captain and a two-year all-conference selection of the latter. In May of 1939, Dan Carmichael was the winning pitcher in the first ever-televised sporting event.
In World War II scored thirteen aerial victories as a carrier-based Navy fighter pilot aboard the USS Enterprise, USS Hornet, and USS Randolph. Post War activities included service as the commanding officer of a jet fighter squadron and several years as a Navy test pilot at North America Aviation. He retired from the Navy with the rank of Captain in 1964.
As a golfer, Dan Carmichael was the Ohio Amateur Champion (1960), runner-up (1963, 1966, 1969), and the Ohio Seniors Champion (1974, 1978). He was a NCAA semifinalist in 1941, the Ohio Amateur qualifying medalist a record five times, a National Amateur qualifier fourteen times, and the winner of several district championships. In sports car racing, Dan Carmichael has won three national championships, including the 1995 Formula Atlantic championship – in that year he was also awarded the SCCA Presidents Cup. As an architect he and his staff have been responsible for the design of hospitals, research laboratories, and university facilities in Ohio and neighboring states.