Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame
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
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Hall of Fame Class 2013Brookwood High SchoolFootball
    • Credited with bringing successful football model to Gwinnett
    • Accomplished a number of firsts, including GCPS' first state title in football in 1996
    • Longtime representative on the Georgia High School Assoc. Exec. Committee
    • Coach 1996 Brookwood HS football state champions
    • 149-35 in 15 years in Gwinnett County
    • Region Coach-of-the-Year, 6 times
    • State of Georgia Coach-of-the-Year, 2 times
    • NFL National Coach-of-the-Year, 1 time- 1996
    • Region Athletic Director-of-the-Year, 3 times
    • AAAA/AAAAA Athletic Director-of-the-Year, 2 times
    • Statewide Athletic Director-of-the-Year, 2 times
    • Nicknamed“ the Godfather” of Gwinnett football by Gwinnett coaches
    • Widely acknowledged as responsible for starting the tremendous athletic facility development in Gwinnet County
    • Member Georgia HS Association’s Executive Committee, GHSA
    • Longtime executive director of the Touchdown Club of Gwinnett until retirement
    • Executive director of the Corky Kell Kickoff Classic
    • Master of Science degree
    • Inducted into the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame

Brookwood, Gwinnett icon Dave Hunter added as namesake of Corky Kell Classic

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Hall of Fame Class 2011Norcross High SchoolBasketball
    • Outstanding basketball player at Central Gwinnett HS
    • Holds single game total of 48 points at Central Gwinnett HS
    • Averaged 27.0 points at Central during the 1973-74 season
    • Gwinnett County Player of the Year 1974
    • Head coach of five Georgia state championship teams in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, and 2011, finished as state runner-up in 2005
    • USA Today, ranked a Martin team as the #2 high school basketball program in the nation
    • Team featured in ESPN national broadcast 2006, 2007, 2008
    • March 2008, Norcross team won a third consecutive state title, a milestone no team has met since 1938-1940
    • Has coached 40+ players that have gone on to play college ball
    • Has coached 3 players who are currently playing in the NBA
    • Recorded 600th career win, Feb. 2011

Hall of Fame
Hall of Fame Class 2014 Parkview High School Baseball
    • Parkview's head baseball coach for 29 years
    • Three state titles – 1996, 2001, 2002
    • 12 region championships
    • Record 546 wins and 245 losses.
    • Parkview's head football coach - 1983, 1984, 1985
    • Parkview’s head softball coach – 1987 to 1994
    • No. 20 jersey retired
    • One of two Georgians in National High School Baseball Coaches Assoc. Hall of Fame
    • Numerous athletes playing professionally, among them MLB players Jeff Francouer, Jeff Keppinger and Clint Sammons Inducted Georgia Athletic Coaches Associat
    • Inducted Georgia Dugout Club Hall of Fame
    • Inducted Gwinnett Dugout Club Hall of Fame
    • Head Coach, 2002 USA Baseball Youth National Team, Silver Medal in Pan American Games, Barquisimeto, Venezuela
    • Asst. Coach, 2001 USA Baseball Youth National Team, Gold Medal in World Championships, Veracruz, Mexico
    • MLB scout in retirement, presently Area Scouting Supervisor, Atlanta Braves


Hall of Fame
Hall of Fame Class 2017Grayson High School Football Coach
    • 1946  Graduated Grayson High School
    • 1950  Graduated University of Georgia
    • 1950-52  Taught at Tucker High School and helped start 11 man football
    • 1952  Started and coached the first football team in Gwinnett County School System at Lawrenceville High School
    • 1951-56  Coached football, girls and boys basketball, baseball, and track at Lawrenceville High School
    • 1958-66 Coached football, girls basketball, tennis, boys and girls track at South Gwinnett High School
    • 1967-72  Taught PE at Bethesda Elementary-Middle School
    • 1975-81  Taught construction at Parkview Vocational School. Supervised the building of concrete seats at Parkview Stadium and the first off campus houses built by the students.
    • 1981   Retired
    • 2000-2007  Instrumental in getting new Grayson High School named same as old with same colors and mascot, raising money for stadium seats on visitors' side, building concession stand and coaches' room, trophy cases for hallways, lockers for football, baseball, softball, and soccer teams, and 2 baseball dugouts.
    • 2007   Football field named Britt-Moody
    • 1956   Joined first National Guard Unit in Gwinnett County and retired in 1987