Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame

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

Louis Williams
Louis Williams
Hall of Fame Class 2013 | South Gwinnett High School | Basketball
  • Second all-time leading scorer in Georgia high school basketball history 
  • Four-time All-State athlete
  • Led South Gwinnett to AAAAA Georgia State Championship
  • Averaged 27.5 points, 6.6 rebounds and 5.2 assists per game
  • Voted “Most Athletic" Senior Superlative - 2005
  • University of Georgia's "Mr. Basketball" during junior and senior year
  • NBA Athlete – Philadelphia 76ers (2005-2012), Atlanta Hawks (2012-Present)
  • Gwinnett’s first male athlete named Naismith Prep Player of the Year - 2005
  • McDonald's All-American East Team - 2005
  • Founded Lou Williams Foundation to encourage student scholastic achievement - 2007
  • Hosts annual summer camp at South Gwinnett High School for  athletes ages 10–16

South Gwinnett grad Lou Williams hits impressive milestone with 10,000 career points in the NBA

Mary Ellen Blanchard Warta
Mary Ellen Blanchard Warta
Hall of Fame Class 2011 | Norcross High School, Class of 1991 | Swimming
  • Set U.S. record in two events, 100 and 200 yard breaststroke in 1989
  • U.S. record in 200 breaststroke record stood for seven years; 100 breaststroke record for six years
  • Fourth in 200 breaststroke at 1988 Olympic Trials at age 14
  • Fifth in 200 individual medley at 1992 Olympic Trials
  • Member of four NCAA title teams at Stanford
  • Nine-time All-American in three college seasons
  • Swam for U.S. in Pan-Pacific Games, World Championships and Goodwill Games
  • Profiled in Sports Illustrated, April 1990, August 1990
  • Multiple covers Swimming World Magazine
  • Won 10 national titles between 1989-1992
James Mason
James Mason
Hall of Fame Class 2018 | Duluth High School | Golf
  • Georgia PGA: Play-of-the-Year 1997,1998,2000
  • Georgia PGA Championship 1997,1999,2000,2015
  • Atlanta open 2000
  • Georgia Senior Open 2001,2015,2017
  • Polo Golf Classic 1997
  • Champions Tour NFL Classic 2002
  • Champions Tour 2011 runner-up
  • Hickory Golf Classic 2016
  • Elected to Georgia Golf Hall of Fame.

http://www.gwinnettdailypost.com/sports/jeff-francoeur-to-join-cellini-dimino-on-the-fan-for/article_fba1d632-f17e-51bf-af29-3ac2f7430c5a.html

Matt Stinchcomb
Matt Stinchcomb
Hall of Fame Class 2010 | Parkview High School | Football
  • All-American offensive tackle for UGA 1997-1998
  • 1998 William V. Campbell Winner as the top member of the NFF National Scholar-Athlete
  • first round pick of Oakland Raiders
  • 2003 Super Bowl
  • ESPN Studio analyst
  • 2010 Nominee College Hall of Fame
  • Ranks second all-time in Central Gwinnett career scoring
  • Georgia Tech’s first All-ACC first-team selection in 1989
  • 1995 inductee into Georgia Tech’s Hall of Fame
  • Second in Georgia Tech history with 508 career assists and holds the record for assist average with 4.7 per game
  • Averaged 19.2 points and 7.1 assists as a senior at Georgia Tech
  • Inducted into the College Football 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)