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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.