Category: Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame

DAVID JONES: Award-Winning Sports Journalist In Brevard County For More Than 25 Years

David Jones served as the primary University of Florida and SEC beat reporter not just for Florida Today, but also for all Gannett papers in the Sunshine State, as well as USA Today, from 1994 until 2014. He earned 14 national awards, including three top five finishes for sports news reporting and two top-five finishes for enterprise reporting in the Associated Press Sports Editors national competition.

1972 Merritt Island Mustangs Football Team is Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame Legacy Inductee

2018 SPACE COAST SPORTS HALL OF FAME LEGACY TEAM: The 1972 state champion Merritt Island Mustangs, which is considered to be the greatest prep football team of all time on the Space Coast, went 13-0 en route to a state championship. 

All-Time Winningest Basketball Coach in Florida Tech History, Billy Mims Notched 600th Career Win In 2018

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.

Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame: Connie Denaburg Among Foremost Brevard Volleyball Coaches, Mentors

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.

Lee Hathaway’s Lifelong Dedication to Hockey Earns Him Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame Induction

You can find Lee Hathaway at the Space Coast IcePlex, where every week he plays pick-up games of hockey with players as young as 16. This may not seem like a big deal, but consider that Hathaway will soon be 76 and he wears an artificial hip, and an old one at that.

Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame Inductee Marcus Maye Says Family, Mentors Are Biggest Blessing

FLORIDA GATOR Safety Marcus Maye was named first-team All-SEC by Pro Football Focus and earned first-team All-American recognition from USA Today and PFF after the 2015 season. Mayes was a standout four-sport athlete at Holy Trinity and is now with the New York Jets.