- 2022 Induction Class
The 1978 men’s varsity soccer team was Inter-Ac Champions with a record of 6-1-1.
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Listed below are the Athletic Hall of Fame directories for Chestnut Hill Academy and Springside School, from 1992 to the current year.
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The 1978 men’s varsity soccer team was Inter-Ac Champions with a record of 6-1-1.
In 2015, Ibraheim Campbell was drafted in the NFL draft by the Cleveland Browns.
Rashad finished his CHA football career with 4,204 yards rushing and 65 total touchdowns.
Sean is the only four-time Inter-Ac shot put champion in league history.
Dustin is the most decorated runner in CHA/SCH history.
In 1998, the CHA Varsity Crew Quad won first place in their category at the U.S. Rowing Association Youth Invitational Championship.
Michael Brown earned 12 varsity letters during his athletic career at CHA, lettering in football, basketball, and baseball.
Rick graduated from CHA with 11 varsity letters in football, wrestling, and baseball.
Michael earned eight varsity letters in football, basketball, and baseball and was awarded the Patterson Cup in 2008.
E.J., a tri-varsity athlete excelling in baseball, soccer, and wrestling, was co-captain of baseball, soccer, and wrestling during his senior year.
Record: 20-2 overall, 10-0 Interac Champs | #1 in SEPA coaches poll
Record: 11-1 | Inter-Ac Record: 5-0 | 1999 Inter-Ac Champions.
Mike earned 11 letters in soccer, squash, and tennis and was captain of all three his senior year.
Chris was a three-sport athlete earning All-League Honors in football, basketball, and baseball while a student-athlete at CHA.
Rich came to CHA as a sophomore from New Jersey and was a two-sport athlete while attending CHA in both baseball and squash.
Stan coached basketball and football, but his true passion was baseball and it is here that he will leave his legacy.
At CHA, Bob was a three-sport athlete who excelled in all three. He earned eight varsity letters in cross country, wrestling, and track.
Tim was a four-year starter and letter winner in basketball while a student-athlete at CHA and is the current (2016) all-time leader in points scored.
Tom was a four-year starter on the varsity basketball team and was captain of the 1997-1998 Inter-Ac Championship team.
Dan was a three-sport athlete while at CHA and was a member of four Inter-Ac Championship teams: two for soccer and two for track.
Gilly Lane is one of the most decorated athletes ever to wear the blue and blue for Chestnut Hill Academy. Gilly earned 13 varsity letters and was First Team All-Inter-Ac in three different sports.
Jeff was a two-sport varsity letter winner while at CHA. He lettered in basketball for two years and was a varsity soccer letter winner all four years of high school.
Josh was a three-sport athlete who excelled in both football and basketball while attending CHA. He lettered in football, basketball, and baseball and earned All-League honors in both football and basketball.
Frank was one of the most successful head coaches in CHA athletic history with an overall record of 132-57 (70% wins) and six Inter-Ac titles.
Jonathan was a three-sport star throughout his high school career at CHA. He earned 11 letters while playing soccer, squash, and tennis.
Porter was an outstanding multi-sport athlete at CHA. He received 14 varsity letters in four years in football, wrestling, baseball, track, and tennis.
Inter-Ac Champions | Record (16-0 Overall, 10-0 Inter-Ac)
Inter-Ac Champions | MASA Champions | Record (17-0 Overall; 10-0 Inter-Ac)
Inter-Ac Champions | Record (12-4 Overall; 10-2 Inter-Ac)
Inter-Ac Champions | Record (10-0 Overall; 5-0 Inter-Ac)
Brian led his CHA track team to an Inter-Ac Championship his senior year while setting league and school records in the 110 hurdles, 300 hurdles, and 400-meter.
Andre was an outstanding all-around athlete at CHA. He received nine varsity letters in football, basketball, crew, and track.
Mike received nine varsity letters in football, basketball, and track.
Read was a four-year letterman in soccer, basketball, and baseball and was the recipient of the J. L. Patterson Cup.
Mike was a two-time All-Inter-Ac pitcher and was voted First Team All-City as a senior as well as being named to the 30 Year All-Inter-Ac All-Star Team.
Lenny served CHA as the assistant to the athletic director for 34 years from 1968-2002.
Jack served CHA for 35 years as a teacher, coach, mentor, and friend. He began his career at CHA as an assistant football coach in 1975 before becoming head coach of the Blue Devils for 24 seasons from 1981-2004.
Paul was a stand-out three-year football star and track athlete at CHA.
George was a multi-sport athlete at CHA.
Steve earned 11 Varsity letters at CHA in soccer, football, basketball, baseball, and track.
Brendan won nine letters for football, basketball, and baseball and captained the football team at CHA.
David was a CHA senior wrestling captain with a five-year record of 92-9-2.
Frank excelled on the football and baseball teams at CHA.
John was an outstanding oarsman at CHA and Harvard College.
Jordie stands out as one of CHA’s few varsity five-letter winners.
Jim was an outstanding squash player and athlete at CHA.
Maje was a legendary baseball and basketball coach and former Assistant Athletic Director at CHA during the 1960s and 1970s.
Dave was the first African American to play on three varsity teams at CHA: football, basketball, and baseball.
Inter-Ac Champions | Overall Record (9-2)
Inter-Ac Champions | Record (19-4 Overall, 8-2 Inter-Ac)
Inter-County Champions | Overall Record (15-2)
The football team had an undefeated record in 1941.
Inter-Ac Champions | Undefeated – Record 14-0-2
In 1961 Jack was an All-American quarterback on the Little Quakers’ undefeated Holiday Bowl Championship Football team.
Mark won 12 letters at CHA and the prestigious Patterson Cup, the Markward Award, and twice winner of the Landreth Award.
At CHA Chris excelled in football, basketball, and baseball, captaining the football and basketball teams.
Larry, a Pop Warner Football All-American, won twelve letters in Football, Basketball, Baseball, and Track at CHA.
Jim was a four-sport athlete at CHA, playing football, basketball, baseball, and track. He excelled in football and earned All-Inter-Ac honors as a center.
Tom was an outstanding athlete and leader at CHA. He won twelve letters in Football, Basketball, and Baseball.
Gerald was an outstanding Track and Field athlete at CHA. He still holds CHA records in the 100 Meter, 200 Meter, and High Jump.
Clayton was an outstanding athlete and leader at CHA. He was the captain of three sports and earned nine letters in football, hockey, and baseball.
David was an outstanding Basketball and Baseball star at CHA.
At CHA, Hal won nine letters playing football, basketball, and baseball.
Rich is an outstanding squash player and athlete
Bill served as the dean of science and athletics, head of the Science Department, athletic director, and varsity coach of football, basketball, and baseball.
John, a nine-letter winner in soccer, squash, and tennis, also punted for the football team his senior year.
Undefeated Record: 8–0 | CHA 235 Opponents 16 | Unscored on in last six games
Paul was a three-sport captain and standout athlete at CHA. He was named to the All-City basketball, football, and baseball teams and was All-State in football and basketball.
Wendell earned 11 letters playing squash, tennis, and soccer at CHA. He was All-Inter-Ac in squash and captain of the squash and tennis teams.
One of CHA’s hardest working and most dedicated athletes, Scott won many local, regional, and national ice-skating titles while at CHA.
An outstanding scholar and athlete at CHA, Adam was an All-Inter-Ac wrestler, an Inter-Ac MVP in cross-country, and won third place in the 1989 Schoolboy Rowing Nationals.
Bill excelled in four sports at CHA. He played football, baseball, wrestled, and captained the track team at CHA.
John earned 13 letters at CHA competing in baseball, basketball, football, and wrestling.
Allen was an outstanding four-sport athlete at CHA, distinguishing himself as a top athlete in football, baseball, basketball, and track.
Ted was a four-sport athlete at CHA, starring on the basketball, baseball, football, and track teams.
Chris is widely regarded as the greatest wrestler in CHA’s long history.
While at CHA, “Monk” played baseball, basketball, football, and ran track.
Tito, an outstanding all-around athlete, played three sports at CHA and was the captain and MVP of each.
Stan played baseball, football, and basketball at CHA.
Dan played on the soccer, baseball, and basketball teams at CHA.
Peter was a 12-letter athlete in four sports at CHA. He played on the baseball, football, basketball, and track teams, serving as captain for the basketball team and co-captain for the baseball and football teams.
“Talbo” turned the CHA soccer program into one of prominence in the Inter-Ac and the region. He was coach to hundreds of athletes, and in his 27 years as head soccer coach, he compiled an impressive overall record of 266-134-75.
In 2016, Taylor was selected to represent the U.S. at the Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, where her team won the gold medal in the 4x400 meter relay.
Jennifer was captain and MVP as a senior for the Springside crew team in 2012, winning gold in the single scull at the Scholastic National Championship Regatta that year.
Brielle is a seven-time All-American backstroker and two-time Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Swimmer of the Year.
Katie Rutan was a basketball powerhouse. She remains the highest scorer in the school’s basketball history with a career of 1,759 points.
Margaret was a four-year varsity squash player. She was ranked number one in the country for many years and played number one for both Springside and later at Harvard University.
Maggie was a Springside four-year three-sport athlete in soccer, basketball, and lacrosse. While at Springside, she was named All-Inter-Ac in each of her three sports.
Emery was a Springside four-year three-sport athlete in field hockey, squash, and lacrosse. While at Springside, she was named All-Inter-Ac in each of her three sports.
Ali was a Springside four-year three-sport athlete in field hockey, squash, and lacrosse. While at Springside, she was named All-Inter-Ac in each of her three sports.
Anne has an impressive sports record at school, including the first recipient of the Phyllis M. Vare Scholarship and senior captain of three sports.
Through the leadership of Coach Ginny Riddle Pearson ’64 and captains Margaret Elias Gerety ’98 and Sam Johnson ’98, this varsity squash team won Springside’s first Inter-Ac title in the sport.
Betty Ann’s career has been marked with both academic and athletic accolades. Ms. Fish has worked at Springside/SCH for over 35 years.
At Springside, Priscilla Taylor Kennedy played varsity field hockey, basketball, and lacrosse all four years and was captain of the field hockey and lacrosse teams her senior year.
Nina’s athleticism comes to her through a long line of athletically gifted relatives. In fact, the DNA is so strong that she is the fourth ”Knowles” woman to be inducted into Sprinsdie’s Athletic Hall of Fame.
At Springside, Sylvia Knowles Clay was an outstanding varsity field hockey, basketball, and lacrosse player at the same time that she was making a name for herself outside of school playing tennis and squash.
Babbie Benson Nalle Wetherill played field hockey, half-court basketball, and lacrosse in what she terms “the dark ages,” but her real athletic love then and now is golf.
Undefeated 1980 Varsity and Junior Varsity lacrosse teams.
Bobbie Morris Turman was a standout varsity athlete in field hockey and basketball at Springside. As head of the Athletic Board, she started the Blue and Gold competitions that our students have loved every since.
At Springside, Liz Brode Harris was a tri-varsity athlete in field hockey, squash, and lacrosse.
At Springside, Sally Deaver Murray played varsity field hockey, basketball, and lacrosse. Her yearbook describes her as ”a terrific inner on hockey varsity,” and several of her classmates remember her as a natural, hardworking athlete with great speed.
Patricia Kenworthy Nuckols played varsity field hockey and lacrosse for four years at Springside, was captain of the Philadelphia All-Scholastic hockey team, played on the Philadelphia All-Scholastic lacrosse team, and was athletic editor of the yearbook.
Johanna was a tri-varsity captain in field hockey, squash, and lacrosse. She became the first Springside Lion mascot in 1993.
As a member of the Springside class of 1977, Margaret played varsity field hockey and lacrosse for four years at Springside and Ithaca College.
As a member of the class of 1975, Leslie Blankin Lane began her career at Springside as a tri-varsity athlete for four years and captain of the basketball and field hockey teams her senior year.
Louisa was an alumna of Springside School and former varsity tennis coach at Chestnut Hill College.
Ann always excelled in athletics, having been named to the Philadelphia First Team (lacrosse) in 1958, 1962, and 1965 and the Philadelphia Fourth Team (hockey) in 1962.
May’s accomplishments in field hockey are extraordinary. While at Springside, she was on the All-Scholastic team for three years.
A member of the 1960 and 1964 U.S. Olympic swim teams, Nina Thompson holds a fifth-place finish in the 100-meter backstroke.
Hope was an extraordinary athlete and was the singles and doubles champion of PA. At one point she was ranked the 7th best tennis player in the country.
Miss Vare was a much-beloved coach and Head of Springside’s Physical Education Department.