High School Athletic Hall of Fame Nomination Information


    Athletic Hall of Fame

    Hall of Fame 2019 Inductees

    Thomas Jefferson

    • Mr. Otis Fulton (Basketball, 1975)
    • Mr. Frank Sanyour (Football, 1970)
    • Mrs. Laurita Harris Portee (Track & Field, 1977)
    • Mr. Delbert Montague (Football, Basketball, 1972)
    • Mrs. Sandra “Sandee” Smith (Track, 1979)                                                       


    • Mr.  Adolph Powell (Basketball, Football and Track) 
    • Ms.  Sallie Elam (Girls Tennis)
    • Ms.  Denise Winn (Girls Basketball)
    • Mr.  Alexander Coles, III (Basketball, Indoor and Outdoor Track)
    • Ms.  Antionette Irving (Girls Basketball)
    • 1964 Boys Basketball Team - VIA Champion/ National Runner-Up

    George Wythe

    • Alvester Wayne Tucker- (Football, Basketball, Track & Field, 1976)
    • Charles Cook (Football and Track and Field, 1970)
    • Sylvia Bragg (Girls Basketball, 1982)
    • Terry Gordon Allen ( Field Hockey, Basketball, Tennis, 1969)


    • Stuart Holt (Wrestling, 1971)
    • Kevin Cousins (Indoor Track, 1971)
    • April Robinson (Basketball, 2005)
    • Cindy Cain (Coach – Girls Basketball & Field Hockey 1974-1984)

     John Marshall

    • Larry Watts (Football, basketball, and baseball) 
    • Raymond Dark (baseball)
    • Arrington Jones(football, basketball, and baseball) 
    • Fletcher Johnson (basketball) 
    • Edward Filer (Football) 
    • Robert Pate (Football)

    Maggie Walker

    • Cheryl Elder (Girls Basketball, 1977-1978)
    • John Collins (Coaching Football, Wrestling and Track & Field, 1961-1962)
    • Football Team 1965-66
    • Will Roberts (Baseball, 2008)

    About the Athletic Hall of Fame and Applications

    RPS Athletics will annually recognize one or more distinguished alumni or friends of athletics and education to be inducted into the Richmond Public Schools High School Athletic Hall of Fame. The High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee shall consider the following criteria in making the selection:

    • Be a graduate of Richmond Public Schools and have graduated from Richmond Public Schools at least ten (10) years prior to the nomination
    • Nominees may have served as an volunteer, athletic administrator, coach, or staff member who must have made a direct and significant impact on RPS Athletics for a minimum of 5 years. Individual nominees must have been retired at least 5 years prior to nomination
    • Have made significant contributions to his or her field and/or the community at-large, exhibit outstanding leadership, character and service to community

    The Richmond Public Schools High School Athletic Hall of Fame will have nominees from all high schools. Applications are due each year by December 15th. 

    Help Support the RPS High School Athletic Hall of Fame

    Help support the RPS High School Athletic Hall of Fame with a tax-deductible donation through the Richmond Public Schools Education Foundation. Your generous support will help sustain the RPS High School Hall of Fame. Visit the Richmond Education Foundation website to submit your special purpose donation.

     High School Activity Directors - Contact Information 

       Wildcats     Armstrong High School - Mr. Glenn Anderson - ganderso@rvaschools.net 

     Bulldogs    George Wythe High School -  Mr. Dion Foxx and Ms. Barbara Burgess - dfoxx@rvaschools.net and bburgess@rvaschools.net

     Falcons    Huguenot High School - Mr. Richard Farquharson - rfarquha@rvaschools.net

    Justice  John Marshall High School - Ms. Danyelle Smith, Interim - dsmith10@rvaschools.net

       Viking    Thomas Jefferson High School - Dr. William Holt - wholt@rvaschools.net