Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame
CHRISTI THOMAS
Hall of Fame Class 2015Buford High SchoolBasketball
    • Standout 6’4” forward at Buford High School
    • Scored 2,174 points in high school career
    • Led Wolves to State Runner-Up (1999)
    • AAU National Championship GA Magic (1999)
    • Miss Georgia Basketball (2000)
    • Three-time UGA All-Conference (SEC)
    • Under 20 USA National Team
    • Wade Trophy Nominee
    • SEC Freshman of the Year (2001)
    • Drafted 12th overall to Los Angeles Sparks (2004-2009) Minnesota Lynz (2009) Chicago Sky (2010)
    • Gold Medalist - U.S. Young Women National Team, Croatia and All-Tournament Team
    • Sports Analyst – College Sports South
    • Competes internationally - Italy, Spain, Israel, Turkey, Russia, Latvia
Hall of Fame
CINDY BROGDON
Hall of Fame Class 2010 Greater Atlanta Christian, Class of 1975Basketball
    • Led GAC to three state titles
    • Four-time MVP of state high school tournament
    • First female in Georgia to receive a full athletic college scholarship
    • Was a three-time Kodak All-American, receiving the accolade as a freshman at Mercer University and then duplicating the feat her junior and senior years at the University of Tennessee.
    • Ranked second in AIAW career scoring with 3,204 points and 11th in AIAW career scoring average, averaging 25.0 ppg.
    • Career statistics also include 1,028 rebounds (8.3 rpg) as well as a 50.0 field goal percentage and an 82.7 free throw percentage.
    • First Georgian to play on a U.S. Olympic basketball team
    • Member of 1976 U.S. Olympic Team that won silver medal
    • Played for the New Orleans Pride of the Women’s Professional Basketball League in 1979 and 1980.
Hall of Fame
CLIFF RAMOS
Hall of Fame Class 2016Meadowcreek High SchoolWrestling
    • Considered Gwinnett’s most successful wrestling coach
    • Started programs at Meadowcreek HS and Collins Hill HS
    • Gwinnett County Championship, Meadowcreek HS (1993)
    • Meadowcreek Mustangs had 14 state placers and two state champions
    • Guided Collins Hill HS to 9 state championships: 5 traditional state championships and 4 team dual state championships
    • Coached 35 individual state champions
    • Named 22-time Region Coach of the Year
    • Named Georgia Coach of the Year five times (2002, 2005, 2008, 2009 and 2010)
    • Career 730-93 record
    • Georgia Coach of the Year, National Wrestling Coaches Association (2002)
    • Lifetime Service to Wrestling Award – National Wrestling Hall of Fame (2008)
    • National Wrestling Coach of the Year - National High School Coaches Association (2010)
    • Retired from GCPS after 34-year coaching career, 29 in Georgia (2010)
    • Post retirement, head wrestling coach, Greater Atlanta Christian (2010-2015)
    • While at GAC, one Region Championship and top 4 in State Class AA three times
Cliff Ramos releases second book. Collins Hill High School names field house in honor or Coach Ramos. “Cliff Ramos Wrestling Facility — A Tradition of Excellence.”
Hall of Fame
COURTNEY PUCKETT OROS
Hall of Fame Class 2017Providence Christian SchoolGymastics
    • 1999 Georgia High School Association Balance Beam State Champion
    • 4 time Junior Olympic Nationals Competitor
    • 1997 Region 8 Floor Champion
    • 1998 Region 8 Beam, Floor and All Around Champion
    • 1999 Region 8 Beam Champion
    • 2000 Junior Olympic National Team Member
    • 2001 Junior Olympic National Team Member
    • 2001 USAG Junior Olympic National Floor and All Around Champion
    • 1996-2000 Georgia USAG All Around Champion
    • 4-year Auburn University Scholarship Athlete
    • 4-year Auburn University Letter Winner
    • 2002 All-SEC Team Member
    • 2003 All-SEC Team Member
    • 2002 Freshman of the Year
    • 2003 All American on Bars
    • 2003 and 2004 Bengston Award- gymnast who best represented Auburn University on and off the competition floor
    • 2005 NCAA Individual All Around Qualifier
    • 2005 won the Wentworth Award- presented to the gymnast who best represents the Auburn Creed
Hall of Fame
COURTNEY SWAIM TRIMBLE
Hall of Fame Class 2013Duluth High SchoolGolf
    • 1998 individual state high school champion
    • 3 time Gwinnett County Female Golfer of the Year
    • Played on boys and girls high school golf team
    • All-SEC, Auburn University
    • Played in two U.S. Opens, finishing T-61st in 2004
    • Member of 2002 victorious, U.S. Curtis Cup team
    • 2002 NCAA First-team All-American at Auburn University, where her team finished 2nd in the NCAA Championship in 2002
    • Member of Futures Tour, LPGA feeder tour, before entering coaching
    • Courtney spent three and a half years as an assistant coach at her alma mater, Auburn University, where she helped coach the Tigers to the 2006 and 2009 SEC Championships and mentored 3 first team All-Americans
    • Current Head Coach at the University of Louisville, former Head Coach at the University of Central Florida
Courtney Swaim Trimble brings college golf to Atlanta Athletic Club.