Hall of Fame Special Categories

  • UPDATED: 12/3/11
  • SPECIAL CATEGORY
  • Claude Samples
  • Dean of Boys – 1941 – 1947
  • Principal El Cerrito High school 1947 – 1968
  • Margaret Wolleson
  • Vice Principal – 1949 – 1977
  • Girls Counselor- 1943-1948
  • Howard Mackey
  • Class of 1944 – Varsity Football
  • Teacher ECHS – 1953 – 1987
  • James Morehouse – ECHSAHOF – Inducted – 2010
  • Student Supervisor – 1968 – 2002
  • Athletic Director and Coaches Best Friend
  • “ECHS  Heart & Soul”
  • Jim Nelson
  • Athlete-Teacher-Principal
  • Class of 1944
  • Football, Baseball, Track
  • Principal of ECHS 1967-1998
  • Sandy Berman – ECHSAHOF – Inducted – 2009
  • 1967 – 1998 ECHS Math Faculty/Department Chair 1971- 1990
  • 1970 – 1998 Announcer ECHS
  • 1975 – 1988 Commissioner ACAL – RBAL – GBAL 1975
  • 1976 – 1998 “Voice of the NCS”
  • 1978 –  Selected Outstanding Teacher by Gifted Children’s Association
  • 1981 – West County Times Sportsman of the Year
  • 1981 – Teacher of the Year RUSD.
  • 1982 – Schoolmaster Teacher of  the Year
  • 1988 – Phil Hempler Award North Coast Section Highest service award
  • 1990 – California Interscholastic Federation Distinguished Service award
  • Scotty Stirling
  • Supporter of El Cerrito Sports – 1963 – Present
  • Supporter El Cerrito High School, El Cerrito Boys Club, El Cerrito Pop Warner
  • Graduate El Cerrito High School – Class of 1947
  • 12 years sports writer and columnist for the Oakland Tribune
  • 5 years front office Oakland Raiders
  • Front Office 1967 – Raiders won AFL Championship1968-69 General Manager of Oakland Oaks basketball team that won American League Championship 1968-69
  • Initial host of Sports Phone 68 talk show on KNBR – 1973-76
  • General Manager of Golden State Warriors 1976-82
  • Vice President of Operations for the NBA, 83-85
  • General Manager of the New York Knicks, 1985-87
  • Director of Scouting for the Sacramento Kings 1987 – Present
  • BS Degree, University of San Francisco, MA degree,  Adelphi College, New York

 

  • Dr. Robert Clark
  • Volunteer Team Doctor – 1965 – 1979
  • ECHS Graduate – Class of 1950

 

  • Nick Carmelich
  • Student Supervisor – Coach – 1974 – 1985
  • Football Assistant – 1977 – 1984
  • Coach – Soccer – 1980 – 1981
  • Soccer Assistant – 1978 – 1979
  • Coach – Golf – 1981 – 1982
  • Assistant Forensics Coach – 1978 – 1982

 

  • Steve Werren
  • School Site Supervisor – 1994 – 2001
  • Student Supervisor – 2002 – 2007
  • 30 Consecutive years of Coaching at ECHS
  • Coached Most Wins, and League Championships (12) in ECHS History
  • Assistant Football – 1977 – 2006  – Head Football Coach 2007 (6-4)
  • Baseball Varsity – 2003 – 2004 (32-18) 1 League, 1 NCS Runner-up Title
  • Junior Varsity (215 – 68) 7 League Championships
  • ACCAL Coach – Of – The – Year (2003)
  • COACHES
  • Hale Roach – ECHSAHOF –Inducted –  2009
  • Teacher – Coach – Athletic Director – 1941-1973
  • Cross Country – League Champions – 1955, 1968, 1971
  • Track – 1944-1973 (29 years)
  • Track -5 League Championships – 1961, 1962, 1964, 1966, 1968
  • Track – 5 NCS Championships – 1961, 1962, 1967, 1969, 1972
  • Track – 1962 – East Bay Coach of the Year
  • Track – 1971 – 8th District Coach of the Year
  • Track – 1971 – National Coach of the Year
  • Track –  1980 – Cal Coaches Association Hall of Fame
  • Football – 1942-1948 (6 years)
  • Athletic Director – 1950 – 1973 (23 years)
  • Established El Cerrito Relays – Later named Hale Roach Relays

 

  • Dick Hunn
  • Teacher – Coach – 1944 – 1959
  • Basketball – 1945 – 1950 (6 years)
  • Baseball – 1945 and 1957-1959 (4 years) 1957 Championship

 

  • John Nules – ECHSAHOF – Inducted –  2009
  • Teacher – Coach – Athletic Director – 1962 – 1980
  • Football – 1962-1974 (12 years)
  • Track – 1977 – 1979 – 3 years – 3 championships                                                  
  • Athletic Director – 1973 – 1980 (7 years)
  • NCS Track & Field official starter (30 years)
  • Officiated State Track Meet(s)
  • Commissioner Bay Valley League – 1991 – 2005

 

  • Ed Collins
  • Teacher, Coach (1950 – 1967)
  • Basketball – 1950-1959 and 1963-1967 (14 years)
  • Swimming – 1953-1966 (13 years)
  • Football 1959-1961 (3 years)
  • 1956 Basketball Team winner of T.O.C. Ranked #1 in state (30-1) Won both Gridley and TOC same year.
  • First swim coach at ECHS

 

  • Chris Huber
  • 1985-2002
  • Basketball Coach 1985-1979
  • NCS Champions 1988-1999
  • Nor Cal Champions 1999 (D-3)
  • State Runner-up 1999 (D-3)

 

  • Frank Milo – ECHSAHOF – Inducted – 2009
  • Teacher – Coach – Athletic Director – 1982 – 2002
  • Athletic Director – 1987-2002
  • Football  Coach – 1982 – 2001 – (20 years)
  • Football – 7  Championships – 1982, 1983, 1984, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000
  • Football – ECHS Most Wins (138 )
  • Football – 1998 NCS Honor Coach
  • Football – Top 20 – 20th Century Coaches in Alameda & Contra Costa Counties
  • NCS Honor Coach – 1998
  • 3 NCS Runner-Ups
  • Honorary Coach. Contra Costa  County – Alameda County All Star game
  • California Coaches Association “Lifetime Achievement Award – 2002”

 

  •  Larry Quirico – ECHSAHOF – Inducted – 2009
  • Teacher – coach – Athletic Director 1969 – 2001
  • Baseball Coach 1970-1984 – 15 Years
  • 8 Championship seasons – 1972, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982 , 1983, 1984
  • NCS Champions 1983
  • State Champions – 1983
  • Football Coach 1969-1979 – Co-Champions 1978 (9-1) First in History of School
  • Athletic Director 1980-1987
  • Contra Costa Baseball 1985-1996
  • Diablo Valley Baseball Coach 2001-2003
  • Eastbay and Northern California High School Coach of the year 1983
  • California State Coach of the Year – 1983
  • California Community College Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame — 1997
  • California Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame – High School 1993
  • San Francisco State Athletic Hall-of-Fame – 2004
  • NCS Honor Coach – 1984

 

  • Dennis Abel
  • Teacher-Coach – 1985 – 2004
  • Baseball Coach 1986 – 2000
  • Co-Champs BVAL 1988
  • BVAL and North Coast Champions – 1990
  • East Bay Coach of the Year – 1990

 

  • Fred Gonzalez
  • Teacher – Coach 1988 – 2006
  • Boys Soccer 1988 – 2006 – Championship 1993
  • Boys Volleyball 1992 – 2006. 6 League Championships – 2000-2006
  • Softball – 1988 – 1991

 

  • Dick Jones – ECHSAHOF – Inducted – 2010
  • Teacher – Coach 1966 – 1977
  • Boys Basketball 1968 – 1975
  • A.C.A.L. Champions 1968
  • NCS Section Champions – 1975 – First year NCS
  • #1 Team in the East Bay
  • Gridley Tournament Champions – 1975
  • Girls Basketball – 1976 & 1977
  • League Champions – 1976 & 1977

 

  • Dennis Giuntini
  • Teacher-Coach – 1973-1984
  • Football Coach – 1975-1981
  • Champs – 1981
  • Co-Champs – 1978, 1980
  • Softball Coach – 1977 – 1984

 

  • FAMILY – ECHSAHOF – Inducted – 2009
  • Mr. and Mrs, Elijah and Gladys Green
  • 1952:
  • Elijah “Pumpsie” Green
  • 1949, 1950, 1952 Basketball
  • 1949, 1950, 1951 Baseball
  • 1950, 1951 All ACAL Baseball
  • 1951 Baseball Co-Champs, 1st  ECHS Championship Team
  • 1951 Baseball East vs West  All Star Game
  • 1963 Baseball – Major Leagues
  • First African-Ameriocan to play for Boston Red Sox
  • 1959-1962 Boston Red Sox
  • 1963 – New York Mets
  • 1951
  • Credell Green
  • 1951-52 Football
  • 1952 – All ACAL Football
  • 1952 – Gained 1,320 yards – Scored 114 points
  • 1953-54 – All Big 7 Contra Costa College
  • 1954 – All Nor Cal JC
  • 1954 – 2nd team JC All American
  • University of Washington
  • Drafted Green Bay Packers
  • 1956
  • Travis Green
  • 1955 – 1956 Baseball
  • 1955 – 1956 League Champions Baseball
  • 1956 – Basketball
  • 1956  – Basketball League Champs
  • 1956 –  Basketball Team #1 in state.
  • 1957
  • Cornell Green
  • 1956 Football
  • 1955, 1956, 1957 Basketball
  • 1956 – 1957 – All ACAL
  • 1956 – 1957 – All Northern California
  • 1957 – All State
  • 1957 – High School All-American
  • League Record Total Points (368)
  • 1956 – TOC All Tourney
  • 1956 – Gridley – All Tourney
  • 1958 – All State – contra Costa College
  • 1961 – 3rd Team All American – Utah State
  • 1962 – 1974 – National Football League Dallas Cowboys
  • 1966-1967 All NFL
  • 1971 – All Pro

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