Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame

Join us for the 2019 Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame Induction - Event Date TBD

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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Brittany Rogers-Mayweather
Brittany Rogers-Mayweather
Hall of Fame Class 2016 | Dacula High School, Class of 2004 | Softball
  • 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
Coach Cliff Ramos
Coach Cliff Ramos
Coach | Hall of Fame Class 2016 | Meadowcreek High School | Wrestling
  • 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.”

Jocelyn Penn
Jocelyn Penn
Hall of Fame Class 2016 | Meadowcreek High School, Class of 2003 | Basketball
  • 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)
Juan Daniels
Juan Daniels
Hall of Fame Class 2016 | Norcross 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
Coach Mike Emery
Coach Mike Emery
District Athletic Director - Gwinnett County Public Schools | Hall of Fame Class 2016 | District 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)