Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame

2013 Hall of Fame Inductees:

  • Courtney Swaim Trimble (Golf) Duluth High School
  • Darius Walker (Football) Buford High School
  • Coach Dave Hunter (Football) Brookwood High School
  • Louis Williams (Basketball) South Gwinnett High School
  • Sherill Baker (Basketball) Greater Atlanta Christian School
  • Josh Wolff (Soccer) Parkview High School

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Gwinnett Daily Post Article

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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 2013Greater Atlanta Christian, Class of 2002Basketball
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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.
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Hall of Fame Class 2013Buford High SchoolBroadcaster
    • 2003 scored 46 touchdowns, breaking Herschel Walker’s GA high school single-season record of 42
    • 2003 Gwinnett County Back of the Year
    • 2003 Parade Magazine All American
    • 2004 Offensive Player of Year - GA Athletic Coaches Association
    • 2004 Running Back of the Year -Touchdown Club of Atlanta
    • 2004 scholar athlete recipient Watkins Award, presented by National Alliance of African American Athletes, NAAA
    • 2004 Player of Year - Gwinnett Daily Post, Gainesville Times, Fox 5 TV Sports Team
    • 2003 Georgia Player of the Year, Gatorade
    • 2003 Georgia Player of the Year, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
    • Notre Dame, during first season for the Irish set the freshman rushing record, gaining 786 yards on 185 carries (4.2 average), and breaking a 30-year-old school record
    • Led the Irish in rushing in all three seasons
    • Recorded the sixth-best single-season rushing total in Notre Dame history as a junior with career-high 1,267 yards on 255 carries and holds career record for most receptions as a running back at Notre Dame
    • Ranked 4th All-time for career rushing yards at Notre Dame, 4th in school history to eclipse 1,000 rushing yards in consecutive seasons
    • NFL 2007-2010, Houston Texans, Denver Broncos
    • College football analyst for FOX in Los Angeles, CA
    • ESPN and Fox Sports Broadcaster

Gwinnett puts five in inaugural Georgia High School Football Hall of Fame class

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Hall of Fame Class 2013Parkview High School Soccer
    • Helped U.S. to best-ever finish in the World Cup, advancing to the quarterfinals
    • Started and assisted first goal of World Cup win over Mexico
    • Played every minute for U.S. in fourth-place finish at 2002 Olympics U.S. National Team Man of the Match twice
    • Once in World Cup qualifying win over Mexico
    • MLS player since 1998 for Chicago Fire and Kansas City Wizards
    • Voted U.S. Soccer Youth Player of the Year in 1998
    • Led Parkview to two state titles with 64 career goals
    • Helped Panthers to 57-match streak without a loss
    • Represented the United States in the 2002 and 2006 World Cups
    • Pushed the US to their best-ever Quarterfinal finish in 02' World Cup with an assist in the 2nd Round win over Mexico
    • At the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, led the US team in scoring, giving the US its highest finish of 4th Place
    • Played 14 years in MLS, playing for the Chicago Fire, Kansas City Wizards, and DC United, finished career with 80 goals, 49 assists in 267 games
    • Won an MLS Championship in 98', and 3 US Open Cup Championships in 98', 00', 04'
    • Voted US Soccer Youth Player of the Year in 1998
    • Voted Georgia High school Soccer Player of the Year in 1995
    • Helped Parkview Panthers to a 57-match unbeaten streak, winning two State Titles and scoring 64 career goals
    • Retired at end of 2012 season and is currently an assistant coach at DC United