VIDEO: Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2016, Induction Set May 13
By SPACE COAST SPORTS HALL OF FAME // May 9, 2016
INDUCTION FEATURES COMPELLING video tributes
ABOVE VIDEO: Tim Wakefield, a member of the Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame, talks about his incredible career in pro sports and growing up in Brevard County.
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2016 includes an impressive array of outstanding individuals who will be inducted on May 13 at the Cocoa Beach Country Club.
For more than a century, athletes from Brevard County, Florida have been considered among the finest in America and their accomplishments are honored and immortalized by the Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame.
Dozens of nominees were considered for the 2016 class in four categories including professional sports, college sports, high school sports and amateur sports.
Special honorary recognition will also be bestowed upon individuals and teams that have made significant contributions to sports on the Space Coast. Many local community minded businesses and individuals support the Space Coast Sports Hall Of Fame each year as they see it as an important way to recognize excellence and to provide inspiration and encouragement to future stars. It would not be possible to present the Space Coast Sports Hall Of Fame each year with out the support of our generous and community-minded sponsors.
2016 SPACE COAST SPORTS HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
• Marco Dawson, Golf
• Sasha Kaun, Basketball
• Billy Stein, Baseball
• Leonard Weaver, Football
• Elaine Larsen, Drag Racing
• Brian Atkinson, Cross Country
• Mike Degory, Football
• Elaine Harlow, Basketball
• Kaitlin Shiver, Triathlon
• Lindsay “Mick” Graham, Softball
• Walter Hodge, Basketball
• Charles “Phil” Smith, Multi-Sports
• Ella Stephan, Soccer
• Willie “Ric-Rac” Wright, Multi-Sports
• Jack Masson, Sports Development
• Caroline Marks, Surfing
• Leevan Sands, Track & Field
• Dan Diesel, Football
• Mike Hoctor, Tennis
• James Rowe, Basketball
• Al Werneke, Football
• Dr. James Richey
• Space Coast Field of Dreams
• Jim McKnight
• Joe Brinkman
• Larry Torchia
• Mark DeCotis
Sports Ambassador Award
• Kate Upton, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Super Model
• Brevard Special Olympics: Clayton Gage, Tonya Snodgrass and Nancy Taback
Team of the Year
• Viera High School Girls 2015 Soccer State Champions
2016 HALL OF FAME INDUCTION BANQUET SET FOR MAY 13
Seating for the 2016 Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet and Sports Awards, which will be held at the Cocoa Beach County Club on May 13, will be limited to just 400, so don’t delay in making your reservations.
The festivities include a meet and greet at 6 p.m. with the area’s sports royalty. Dinner and the induction proceedings begin at 7 p.m. and includes compelling video tributes of each of the inductees.
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