John is a member of the Hall of Fame. His citation appears below:
Outstanding as a basketball guard for four years, John Patrick Sloan carved a niche for himself among Washington College’s basketball elite, the 1,000-plus career point scorers.
Despite missing 11 games as a freshman after breaking his collarbone, Sloan scored 1,021 points during his college career. In his senior year, he was averaging 20.8 points per game and was Maryland’s second leading scorer. He earned all-Maryland and all Mason-Dixon Conference honors, and was Most Valuable Player in the North-South Fiesta Tournament in New Bedford, Massachusetts.
In baseball, he was named All-Middle Atlantic Conference in his junior year. He was pitcher who also could play first base and the outfield.
Off the field, he was president of the Varsity Club and a member of the Inter-Fraternity Council in 1966. At graduation, he was awarded the Thomas Spedden Medal and the Student Athlete Award for his academic and athletic achievements.
After graduation, Sloan earned his dental degree from the University of Maryland, and spent two years in the Air Force, achieving the rank of Captain. He has had a private practice in Federalsburg and Denton since 1972.