Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame

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Hall of Fame Class 2011Norcross High School, Class of 1916 Baseball
    • Played six major league seasons, five with Detroit
    • Career .308 hitter; hit .370 in 1925
    • Member of only outfield in major league history to have all three members hit .370 or higher in one season
    • Fellow Detroit outfielder in 1925 withTy Cobb
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Hall of Fame Class 2015Brookwood High SchoolSwimming
    • Two-time Olympian
    • Three Olympic Medals
    • 26 International Medals
    • 8 World Championship Teams
    • Holds American record in 100M Free
    • Competed for University of Georgia and University of Southern California before relinquishing
    • NCAA eligibility to compete professionally
    • Gold in 400 free relay and 400 medley relay - Pan American Games 2003
    • Gold in the 400 free relay and silver in 400 medley relay - Indianapolis 2004
    • Silver on American record-setting 400 free relay and silver in 400 medley relay- 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.
    • Silver in 400 medley, bronze in 400 free relay - Montreal 2005
    • Gold in 400 free relay, 400 medley relay, silver in 100m freestyle - Victoria 2006
    • Silver in 400 medley relay, bronze in 800 free relay - Shanghai 2006
    • Gold as part of 800 free relay, silver in the American record setting 400 free relay and American record setting 400 medley relay - Melbourne 2007
    • Finished 4th in 100m freestyle, American record - World Championships in Rome 2009
    • Silver in 400 free and 400 medley relays - Dubai 2010
    • Silver in 50 meter freestyle and gold in 400 free relay - Irvine 2010
    • Gold in 400 medley relay and silver in 400 free relay - Shanghai 2011
    • Bronze in 400m free relay - 2012 Olympic Games in London
    • Silver as part of 400 free relay, 200 free relay, and 200 medley relay – World Championships 2014
Amanda qualifies for six straight US Olympic Trials!
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Hall of Fame Class 2019Collins Hill High School/Norcross High SchoolBasketball
  • Six Georgia State High School Championships 2001, 2002, 2005, 2010, 2011, 2013
  • 2015 USA Basketball Court Coach U16 Team Olympic Training Center Colorado Springs
  • 2014 McDonalds All American Game Head Coach East Team Chicago
  • 2011 Atlanta Dream Suntrust Bank Inspiring Women Award
  • 2010 Women’s Basketball Coaching Association District 9 Coach of the Year
  • 2010 Women’s Basketball Coaching Association All American Game Assistant Coach
  • 2005-2007 University of Miami Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach
  • 2003, 2015 GACA All Star Game North Head Coach
  • 2002 Atlanta Tip-Off Club Metro Atlanta Coach of the Year
  • 2001 Atlanta Tip-Off Club North Georgia Coach of the Year
  • 2003, 2015 GACA All Star Game North Head Coach
  • Coached many college and pro players including:
    • Maya Moore (UConn, Minnesota Lynx)
    • Diamond DeShields (Tennessee Chicago Sky)
    • DeErica Hamby (Wake Forest, Las Vegas)
    • Tiffany Clarke (Vanderbilt, France)
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Hall of Fame Class 2016Dacula High School, Class of 2004Softball
    • Holds a total of 16 Georgia High School records
    • First-team All-State (2004)
    • Four time All-County honoree, first team, (2001-2004)
    • All-Region Team for 7 AAAAA
    • Gwinnett Daily Post Player of the Year (2004)
    • Named Dacula High School’s MVP (2003-2004)
    • Selected to Georgia’s North All-Star Team
    • Starting center field in the All-Star game
    • Second-team All-State (2002)
    • University of Alabama - second player in school history to hit over .400 in three seasons
    • Fourth player in SEC history to total 300 hits, 200 runs, 100 stolen bases
    • Silver Slugger Winner (2004)
    • NCAA Top VIII Athlete Award Recipient (2009)
    • Lowe's Senior CLASS Finalist (2009)
    • NCAA Woman of the Year Finalist (2010)
    • Four-time All-SEC and All-American
    • Played on U.S. National Team
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Hall of Fame Class 2017WesleyanFootball
    • 2004 Graduate of Wesleyan School in Peachtree Corners where he was a 3-sport athlete
    • Led Wesleyan football team as QB to its first state elite eight appearance in 2004
    • Still holds individual school records in football (QB), basketball (PG), and baseball (SS) at Wesleyan.
    • Mountain West Conference Player of the Year at the Air Force Academy
    • Named 2nd Team All American
    • Inducted into the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame
    • Colorado Male College Athlete of the Year
    • United States Air Force Academy Athlete of the Year
    • Named as one of 25 players to the Air Force Academy All-Time Team
    • Owns 3 of the top 5 all-purpose single-game performances in school history
    • 2007 - set an AF record with 275 yards rushing in a win against Army on Nov. 3, 2007.
    • ESPN National Player of the Week
    • Was the only Division-1 player in the country to lead his team in rushing and receiving during his senior year
    • Finished 3rd in the nation in all-purpose yards
    • 2007 - Heisman Trophy candidate
    • Serves two years in the Air Force at Hill Air Force Base in Salt Lake City
    • Given the opportunity by the Air Force to pursue his NFL dream
    • Signed by the Philadelphia Eagles where he played for 3 years
    • Played for the San Francisco 49ers in the 2013 Super Bowl
    • Played for the Kansas City Chiefs
    • Played for the Jacksonville Jaguars
    • Chad combines his NFL experience and his love for children by providing free military football/cheerleading camps at military bases around the country with his non-profit organization, Pigskin Patriots.
    • Chad is currently working in the NFL as a receivers coach for the Buffalo Bills.