Kaitlin Shriver Donner began racing triathlon professionally while finishing her bachelors in Exercise Physiology, and starting Physical Therapy school at UF. Since then, she has graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy, and qualified for the USA Triathlon National Team.
Scooter Morrison has officiated too many games to count but has been on the call for 16 state baseball Final Fours, two State High school football championships, he also referees basketball, and did high school wrestling for seven years.
Over the last 40 years, Florida Tech Panthers basketball broadcaster Jim Mitchell has broadcast more than 800 Panthers men’s and women’s games and he’s volunteered his time to do every one of them.
Being competitive is a given when it comes to the careers of those inducted into Hall of Fames. But rarely do you find ultra-competitive people who care as much about people and want others around them to succeed as much as former Cocoa Tiger and Florida Tech basketball standout Julius Reid does.
For more than 27 years, Mike Erdman Nissan, Toyota and Cadillac have been an integral part of the Brevard County Community. However, Mike and Freddie Erdman are about so much more than selling cars and trucks.
There isn’t always a story of adversity or excelling beyond capabilities that make for good Hall of Fame stories. Sometimes, working hard, making the right decisions and having a good solid foundation and support behind you propels one to excellence. This is the case with former Satellite Scorpion and West Point graduate Jim Gentile.
“CHAMPS AGAIN” read Space Coast Daily’s headline as the Merritt Island Mustangs Girls Soccer team and its head coach Scott Carswell hoisted the program’s third championship trophy. Under Carswell, the Mustangs have become a perennial state soccer power with two straight titles, and an outstanding shot at a “Threepeat” with 22 players returning next season.
During his 13-seasons at FIT, Mims has become its all-time winningest coach (196) and led the program to their first-ever Sunshine State Conference title in 2012. Mims has coached 16 All-SSC players and two All-Americans.
THE DIRECTOR OF CAPE COAST VOLLEYBALL CLUB for almost 20 years, Connie Denaburg began her coaching career at Merritt Island High School in 1995 as the varsity coach and led them to 5 straight Cape Coast Conference titles in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s.
DEVON HUGHES, or as you may have known him, D-Von Dudley, Reverend D’Von, Brother D’Von or just Devon, beat the odds and became one-half of one of the greatest tag-teams in the history of professional wrestling.
Former Merritt Island and University of Florida football star Jerry Odom, and now coach of the NCAA Division II South Atlantic Conference Tusculum College Pioneers, was in Brevard during the recent high school signings and scored six outstanding players from five different schools.