Athletic Hall of Fame

  • Established in 2016, the Sparta High School Athletic Hall of Fame preserves the tradition of Sparta High School Athletic Programs by honoring those who have made a significant contribution.

    For induction, members of the Athletic Hall of Fame may have contributed to Sparta Athletics as an Athlete, Team, Coach or Contributor  (Community Member, Trainer, Administrator, BOE Member, etc.)

    Athletes and Teams become eligible for induction 10 years upon graduating from SHS.

Induction Ceremony Information

  • We will be inducting the following athletes, teams, and coaches at our Inaugural Induction Ceremony.

    Richard "Dick" Cassels - Football Coach (Posthumous)
    Manuel Reis - Boys Soccer Coach (Posthumous)
    Ron Earl - Football Coach
    Gene Mendes - Football, Baseball and Basketball Coach
    Fred Geffken - Girls Basketball Coach
    Jeff Hughes - Boys and Girls Tennis Coach
    Robert "Bobby" Cannon - Golf Coach

    Greg Baty - Football 1982
    Chris Jent - Boys Basketball 1988
    John Place - Football and Wrestling 1983
    Kevin Rogers - Football
    Louis Seville - Football and Baseball 1983
    Catherine Wille - Girls Basketball and Track 1986

    1985 Girls Basketball Team
    1978 Boys Golf Team

    Details for the event as follows:

    • Date: October 5, 2017
    • Time: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Skyview Golf Club 226 Lafayette Rd. Sparta, NJ 07871
    • $55 per person dinner and cash bar
    • Ticket information: Email



Donation and Nomination Information

  • The Hall of Fame is funded solely on private donations and fundraising, and donations are always welcome.  The Sparta High School Athletic Hall of Fame is a recognized 501(c)(3) organization.  Donations to the organization may qualify as a charitable contribution for income tax purposes.

    • Donations: Donate to the Hall of Fame via this form or via an online donation. To donate online, Click here and then click "Get Tickets".
    • Nominations: Nomination forms are available here.