Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame

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

Chad  Hall
Chad Hall
Hall of Fame Class 2017 | Wesleyan School, Class of 2005 | Football
  • 2004 Graduate of Wesleyan School in Peachtree Corners where he was a 3-sport athlete
  • Led Wesleyan football team as QB to its first state elite eight appearance in 2004
  • Still holds individual school records in football (QB), basketball (PG), and baseball (SS) at Wesleyan. 
  • Mountain West Conference Player of the Year at the Air Force Academy
  • Named 2nd Team All American
  • Inducted into the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame
  • Colorado Male College Athlete of the Year
  • United States Air Force Academy Athlete of the Year
  • Named as one of 25 players to the Air Force Academy All-Time Team
  • Owns 3 of the top 5 all-purpose single-game performances in school history
  • 2007 - set an AF record with 275 yards rushing in a win against Army on Nov. 3, 2007. 
  • ESPN National Player of the Week
  • Was the only Division-1 player in the country to lead his team in rushing and receiving during his senior year
  • Finished 3rd in the nation in all-purpose yards
  • 2007 - Heisman Trophy candidate
  • Serves two years in the Air Force at Hill Air Force Base in Salt Lake City
  • Given the opportunity by the Air Force to pursue his NFL dream
  • Signed by the Philadelphia Eagles where he played for 3 years
  • Played for the San Francisco 49ers in the 2013 Super Bowl
  • Played for the Kansas City Chiefs
  • Played for the Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Chad combines his NFL experience and his love for children by providing free military football/cheerleading camps at military bases around the country with his non-profit organization, Pigskin Patriots.
  • Chad is currently working in the NFL as a receivers coach for the Buffalo Bills.
Christi Thomas
Christi Thomas
Hall of Fame Class 2015 | Buford High School | Basketball
  • 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
Cindy Brogdon
Cindy Brogdon
Hall of Fame Class 2010 | Greater Atlanta Christian, Class of 1975 | Basketball
  • 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.
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.”

Courtney  Puckett Oros
Courtney Puckett Oros
Hall of Fame Class 2017 | Providence, Class of 2003 | Gymnastics
  • 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