Montco Chapter

                 PA Sports Hall of Fame

               Class of 2014 Bio's

PA Sports Hall of Fame – Montco Chapter Class of 2014 Inductees


Tameka “Tammy” Greene – (Basketball) Plymouth Whitemarsh High School

                Finished her high school career at PW as the all-time leading scorer

College:  Philadelphia University (Textile)

National Collegiate Women’s Player of the Year & Kodak All-American – 1994 graduated as leading scorer in  school history (Men & Women), led the nation in scoring (26.4 avg.), Rams all-time steals leader & among career leaders in rebounds, assists & 3-point FG’s. Freshman year named NY Collegiate Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year, led league in scoring, 1st Team All-Conference & Freshman All-American. Named league’s MVP 3 consecutive years & was ECAC Player of the year twice. Led Ram’s to 3 consecutive post-season tournaments & NCAA Tournament twice. Won multiple tournament MVP awards. First athlete (male or female) to have # retired by Phila. University.

Honors:  National Player of the Year, Kodak All-American, multiple league & team MVP awards, Phila. University (Textile)

                HoF, Plymouth Whitemarsh High School HoF

 Randy Garber (Soccer) - Abington High School

Named All-American - 1971             

College:  Mercer County Community College & Penn State University

                 Named Jr. College All-American 2 times – 1972 & 1973,  Named All-American – 1974 (Penn State)

Professional:  North American Soccer League

                Tampa Bay Rowdies – 1974 – 1976 Won NASL Championship 1975, US NATIONAL TEAM – 1975-76, Los Angles

Aztecs-1976, Washington Diplomats – 1977 – 1978 Won scoring title, Cleveland Force – 1978-79 (Professional Indoor Soccer), Philadelphia Fever – 1979 – 1980 (Professional Indoor Soccer)

Coaching:  Penn State University Assist. Coach – 1977-1979

                Lower Moreland Assist. Coach – 1983-1992, Abington High Assist. Coach – 1993 

                Abington High Head Coach – 1994 – present / PIAA District 1 AAA finalist 1993, 2007, 2012/District 1 Champions

                Eastern PA Youth Soccer – 1990’s Olympic Development Coach, Boys Director of Coaching – Coached U-19 boys

                To US Youth Soccer Region 1 Championship

Honors:  1996 NSCAA youth soccer coach of the year, 1997 Eastern PA Youth Soccer Coach of the Year, 2007

                Southeastern PA coaches Assoc. Coach of the Year, 2008 Mercer County College HoF, 1998 Abington HS                HoF,

                2012 Eastern PA youth soccer excellence in Coaching award, 2013 Southeastern Soccer HoF           


Craig Littlepage (Basketball/Athletic Director) – Cheltenham High School

                Led team to 26-0 & PA State Finals where they lost in triple overtime. High School All-American, All-State,


College:  University of PA - 3 Ivy League Championships, 3 consecutive NCAA Eastern Region playoff appearances

                Including 26-0 1970-71 team that lost to Villanova in Regional Final


Professional:  1973 1st round supplemental draft by San Antonio Spurs but chose coaching.

Coaching:  Head Coach - Penn & Rutgers, Assist. Coach – Villanova, Board of Directors Phila. Police Athletic League &

                Charlottesville Ronald McDonald House

Athletic Director:  University of Virgina 2001-present, during his tenure, Virginia has won 8 team NCAA Championships &

                13 individual NCAA Championships, has won 56 ACC Championships (more than any other conference school) &

                Led the ACC in League Championships 5 of last 6 years. UV rakes among top Division 1-A public universities in

                Graduation rates. 2006-Headed NCAA Men’s Division 1 Basketball Committee which selects the 65 teams for the

                NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball

Honors:  Cheltenham High School HoF, Black Coaches Assoc. Athletic Administrator of the Year 2003 & 2006, Sports

                Illustrated list of 101 most influential minorities in sports 2003-2004


Gerald (Gerry) Hunsicker (Baseball) – Collegeville Trappe High School (now Perkiomen Valley) -1966-68

Played & was captain of football, basketball & baseball teams. Among leading scorers in football  & leading scorer for basketball team, played in Montco’s inaugural football All-Star game- 68, Member of Phila. Little Quakers -1963.

College:  St. Joseph’s University –graduated 1972, 3 year starter (OF & Pitcher), All-Middle Atlantic Conference team, MAC Championship NCAA Tournament – his team record of 49-19-2 over 3 years, winning .704% is St. Joe’s record.  Received his Masters from Florida International where he was asst. AD and asst. coach. Received  the Distinguished Alumni  Torch Award  in 2001.

Professional:  Houston Astros General Manager -1995-04 where he was most successful and longest serving GM in

                Astros history, winning or placing 2nd in division all but 1 year of his tenure, won 3 straight Central Division titles,

                4 in all. Named Sporting News Executive of the Year – 1998 with Astros winning 102 regular season games which

is still franchise record while pulling off dramatic trade for Randy Johnson. Gerry resigned as GM after 2004 season but remained with team as Special Advisor through 2005 World Series having lured Roger Clemens out of retirement to pair with free agent Andy Pettite. Served as Sr. VP of baseball  operations for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays during their run of success, served as an executive with NY Mets and is currently Sr. Advisor for Baseball Operations for the LA Dodgers, 2005 finalist for Phillies GM job

Honors:  St. Joe’s Athletic HoF, St. Joe’s Baseball HoF, Texas Baseball HoF  


Glenn Fine (Basketball) – Cheltenham High School

                3 sport athlete, led basketball team in scoring & assists, averaged over 20 points his senior year, selected

                All-Conference twice, led Cheltenham to upset victory of eventual PA State Champion Abington High

College:  Graduated Harvard University as their All-time leader in assists having started 3 years, selected All-Ivy League

                graduating as Ivy League leader in assists, among All-time Ivy League leaders in assists for a season ranking 3rd &

                9th, Co-Captain of Harvard Crimson in 1979 – Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Professional:  Drafted by the San Antonio Spurs but instead chose to pursue his Rhodes Scholarship at Oxford University,

President Bill Clinton nominated Glenn for Inspector General of the United States, confirmed by US Senate in 2000. As Inspector General served under presidents Bush & Obama for 11 years

Honors:   Cheltenham High HoF, Philadelphia Jewish Sports HoF 


Jim Church - UNSUNG HERO (Media, Broadcaster) – Lansdale (now North Penn) High School

A 1950 graduate and three-sport athlete at Lansdale (now North Penn) High School, Church has won numerous awards for his broadcasting from the state, local schools and area community including Associated Press awards for high school football and basketball play-by-play.  Originally hired by WNPV station owner John Skibbe in 1970.  Since that time, he has called over 600 games in baseball, basketball and primarily football.  In football, he has worked seven PIAA state finals and countless other showcase events. 

He is also a member of the Souderton and North Penn Sports Hall of Fames.  Central Bucks West Hall of Fame Chairman John Flood said in a letter to WNPV, “The people he’s touched with his sincere interest and knowledge of high school sports will be a lasting legacy to his legendary status.” 

Church has been the chairman of the Montgomery County All-Star Football game for 19 years and is on the Board of Directors of the Montgomery County Coaches' Hall of Fame and Triangle Club.            

Amanda O’Leary (Lacrosse/Field Hockey) – Springford High School

College:  Temple University  4-year starter Lacrosse & Field Hockey

                2 time All-American in both sports, led the Owls Lacrosse to 19-0 record & National Championship – 1988

                Named Midfielder of the Year 1986 & 1987, NCAA MVP – 1988, Lacrosse Magazine Player of the Year -1988

Professional:  US World Cup team – 1989 IFWLA Gold Medal, 1993 2nd leading scorer for US World Cup team that

                repeated as IFWLA Champions

Coach:  University of Maryland – Asst. Coach 1992-93, team won NCAA title 1992, semi-finals 1993

                Yale – 14 seasons head coach, 11 of 14 years in top 3 of Ivy League, 2003 Ivy League Title (shared), named

                2003 Northeast Regional Coach of Year & USWLA Coach of the Year 1996, Coached 19 ALL-Americans

                University of Florida – 2010 to present, 2 NCAA Appearances 2011-12, NCAA Final four 2012, 2 ALC Titles 2011-

                12, ALC Tournament Champions 2012, Coach of the Year 2012, IWLCA South Region Coach of

                The Year 2011, ALC Coach of the Year 2011, IWLCA South Region Coach of the Year 2012

Honors:   Inducted into National Lacrosse HoF 2005, Temple HoF 2004, NCAA Women’s Lacrosse 25th anniversary team-   

            2006, Southeastern PA Lacrosse HoF 2007, Beth Allen Lifetime Achievement Award 1997


Clarence “Scotty” Scott (Football) - Upper Merion High School

“Scotty” was a 4 sport athlete at UPHS playing football, basketball, volleyball & track serving as captain on all teams his junior & senior years.             

College:  Morgan State College (University now) – 4 years Football elected team captain both junior & senior years

Professional:  Boston/New England Patriots – signed as free agent defensive back playing 4 years with Patriots

Honors:  Who’s who in American Colleges & Universities     


Sheldon (Shelly) Chamberlan (Soccer, coaching, administrator) - Bethlehem High School

                1957 State Champions                      

College:  East Stroudsburg – 4 year starter, helped team win NAIA National Championship – 1962, Shelly also was a

                Champion Tennis Player winning many local tournaments

Professional:  Philadelphia Adamsvarious administrator roles

Coaching:  A fixture in Delaware Valley soccer for over 50 years- coaching Springfield HS 1965-67, Plymouth Whitemarsh

HS(boys), Notre Dame HS(girls), Venice HS(FL)(girls) 2005-2009 & 2013 Springford HS(girls) who were PIAA Finalist

40 + Years at Montgomery County Community College - head coach of men’s team -1968-76 winning league championships each year from 1970-76 while also serving as teacher, Athletic Director & coach of multiple sports.  Started Montco Indoor league 1974-84 & Eastern PA Youth Soccer Assoc. camp program where he was

Coach of several Olympic development programs & head coach of US Youth Soccer Region 1 -1992-95

LaSalle University – Head Coach 1977-79 winning ECAC Championship in 1977

Villanova – Head Coach women’s team -1992-96, winning 3 Big East Championship appearences

Honors:   S.E.P.A. Soccer HoF 2011, Lehigh Valley Soccer HoF 2012, East Stroudsburg University HoF     


Alvin Williams (Basketball) - Germantown Academy High School

                2-time Interac League MVP, All-City, ALL-State, ALL-American, leading Male scorer in GA history                                   

College:  Villanova University 1993-97, lead team to 4 post-season appearances, All-Big East, All-American

Professional:  Portland Trail Blazers 2nd round pick (47th overall pick)-1997, All-Rookie team

                Toronto Raptors 1998-2006

Coaching:  Director of Player Development for Toronto Raptors 2010-13



John Rienstra (Football, Wrestling) - Academy of the New Church High School

Football 1978-80 - 3 year lettermen (defensive end), Honorable mention All Penn Jersey Conference 78, 1st Team All Penn Jersey 1979 & 80, Football Coaches Award 80, Montco All Star Football selection 1981, named Tri-Captain, currently the only football player in ANC history to have his number retired.

Wrestling – Sam Croft Cup Winner for most falls 1980-81, All Penn Jersey Unlimited Weight Class 1980-81,

All Area Wrestling 2nd team 1980-81, ANC’s MVP 1981, lettered in baseball 1980 & 81, most improved Jr.

Athlete 1980, Stanley F. Ebert Award winner (top athlete) 1980-81

College:  Temple University – Consensus All-American 1985 as offensive guard, NCAA Power Lifting Champion

Professional:  1st round draft pick, 9th overall, by Pittsburgh Steelers, 5 year starter with Steelers & 2 with Cleveland


Honors:   Temple University HoF    


Jim Gibbons – Deceased (Track & Field, AD) – Bishop McDevitt High School

An outstanding coach at Bishop McDevitt High who’s influence went far beyond coaching. He was instrumental in setting up indoor track in Eastern PA, initially as co-founder and then as 1st Executive Secretary of the Track & Field Coaches Association of Greater Philadelphia. He was Athletic Director at McDevitt, Assistant Track Coach at the University of PA and an administrator at Lehigh University who’s influence strongly lead to the acceptance of girls’ championships in the Philadelphia Catholic League where he served as the league’s 1st meet director for the championship. Jim also was the technical director behind many meets including the Philadelphia Catholic League, the Philly Coaches League and the Penn Relays.