Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame
HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2016

2016 Hall of Fame Inductees:

  • Coach Cliff Ramos (Wrestling) Collins Hill High School
  • Brittany Rogers-Mayweather (Softball) Dacula
  • Coach Mike Emery (Athletic Director) District
  • Jocelyn Penn (Basketball) Meadowcreek High School
  • Juan Daniels (Football) Norcross High School

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Hall of Fame
BRITTANY ROGERS-MAYWEATHER
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
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
JOCELYN PENN
Hall of Fame Class 2016Meadowcreek High School, Class of 2003Basketball
    • Basketball forward Meadowcreek HS
    • High game of 35 pts and 21 rebounds
    • Ranks 4th in school history for career scoring 1,939 pts
    • Gwinnett County Player of the Year (2003)
    • South Carolina Gamecocks Women’s Basketball (1998-2003)
    • Scored a South Carolina school-record 51 points vs. Stetson
    • SEC All-time leader in steals
    • One of three women in NCAA history to score 50 or more pts in a game
    • Averaged 23.9 points and 8.1 rebounds as a senior
    • United States Basketball Writers Association All-American Team (2003)
    • Named Nike and Reebok All American
    • Finalist for prestigious Naismith & CLASS Awards
    • Fourth in USC history with 1,903 points
    • First-round pick in WNBA draft to Charlotte Sting (2003)
    • Washington Mystics (2004-2005)

Hall of Fame
JUAN DANIELS
Hall of Fame Class 2016Norcross High School, Class of 1991 Football
    • Star wide receiver at Norcross
    • Caught 50 passes for 1,237 yards at Norcross (1991)
    • All-State Punter (1990, 1991)
    • First Place Class AAAA state title in triple jump (1992)
    • Led University of Georgia in receiving with 46 catches for 726 yards (1995)
    • Career totals of 2,000 receiving yards and 16 touchdown catches
    • Ranks sixth in Bulldog history with 120 catches
    • Played in NFL of Indianapolis Colts and Cincinnati Bengals
    • Member of Amsterdam Admirals of NFL Europe
    • Member of Nashville Kats of Arena Football League
    • Member of United States Flag and Touch Football League Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame
MIKE EMERY
Hall of Fame Class 2016District Athletic Director - Gwinnett County Public Schools Athletic Director
    • Social Studies Teacher/Coach at Norcross HS (1984-2006)
    • Norcross Teacher of the Year (1992, 1997)
    • Coached football, basketball, baseball and softball at Norcross
    • Named Norcross AD (1997)
    • Region AD of the Year (2002, 2005)
    • State AAAAA AD of the Year (2005)
    • Named GCPS Director of Athletics, Student Activities and Community Schools (2006)
    • Developed Gwinnett Heat adapted sports program for students with physical disabilities
    • Started the Aspiring Athletic Administrators Program
    • Implemented a county-wide Code of Conduct for athletes
    • Established the GCPS Outstanding Senior Athlete Banquet
    • During tenure as Director of Athletics, Gwinnett teams won more than 100 state titles
    • Retired with 34 years of service - 32 in GCPS (2015)