Hall of Fame Special Categories update 2012

SPECIAL CATEGORY

UPDATED: 12/3/12

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 ECHSAHOF – Inducted – 2012

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 – ECHSAHOF – Inducted – 2012

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

Co-Coach North-South All-Star Series – 1998

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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