SPACE COAST SPORTS HALL OF FAME SPOTLIGHT
ABOVE VIDEO: Steve Freeman was the primary of many extremely proficient soccer “imports” in the course of the legendary reign of House Coast Sports activities Corridor of Fame member and legendary Florida Tech coach Richard Stottler.
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Steve Freeman was the primary of many extremely proficient soccer “imports” in the course of the legendary reign of House Coast Sports activities Corridor of Fame member and legendary Florida Tech coach Richard Stottler.
Freeman’s passing capacity and his expertise in putting and bending the soccer ball had been world-class.
The native of Richmond, England led the Panthers to the Division II nationwide soccer championship in 1988, the varsity’s first nationwide title in any sport.
Freeman was a four-time All-SSC, All-State and All-South Area first-team choice, and a two-time All-American in 1988 and 1989. He led the Sunshine State Convention in scoring as a junior and senior with 53 factors and 45 factors respectively.
He scored 51 targets and added 59 assists throughout his faculty profession and performed professionally for Orlando and was named a league All-Star in 1997.
“Steve was a extremely devoted and decided chief with the soccer group at Florida Tech and was integral to the upstart Panthers meteoric rise to the highest of NCAA soccer,” mentioned former Panther coach Giles Malone.
Freeman was chosen for the Sunshine State Convention Corridor of Fame, and in 1995, Freeman was inducted into the Florida Tech Corridor of Fame.
In 1992, Freeman turned skilled with the Orlando Lions of the USISL. In 1994, Freeman left the Lions to signal with the Cocoa Expos, however in June, he left the Expos to return to the Lions. In 1995 and 1996, Freeman started and ended every season with the Expos as they performed within the USISL Premier League.
In 1997, he performed for the Orlando Sundogs of their single 12 months of existence within the USISL A-League.
In 1998, he moved to the Orlando Nighthawks within the USISL D-3 Professional League. In 2000, Freeman returned to the Cocoa Expos. In 2003, he started the season with the Central Florida Kraze however performed three video games for the Expos as nicely.
At the moment, as a extremely profitable businessman, Freeman helps his alma mater in a wide range of methods as a member of the Florida Tech Board of Trustees.
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INDUCTEES SELECTED IN FOUR CATEGORIES
Dozens of nominees had been thought of for the 2020 and 2021 lessons in a number of classes, together with skilled sports activities, faculty sports activities, highschool sports activities and beginner sports activities.
Nominees are chosen in 4 classes together with skilled sports activities, faculty sports activities, highschool sports activities and beginner sports activities. Particular honorary recognition can be bestowed upon people and teams which have made important contributions to sports activities on the House Coast.
SPACE COAST SPORTS HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2021:
■ PROFESSIONAL CATEGORY INDUCTEE: Amber Torrealba, Skimboarding; Randy Pobst, Auto racing
■ COLLEGE CATEGORY INDUCTEES: Lynisha Nelson, Basketball; Bryan Prepare dinner, Baseball; Steve Freeman, Soccer
■ PREP CATEGORY INDUCTEES: Julie Wollrath, Cross Nation; Kaira Simmons, Observe & Subject; Cameron Harris, Jr., Soccer
■ AMATEUR/RECREATION CATEGORY INDUCTEE: Alli Penovich, Free Diving
■ COACHING CATEGORY INDUCTEES: Lee Mace, Soccer; Jim Oler, Basketball
■ SPORTS OFFICIAL INDUCTEE: Klaus Stafe
■ SPORTS JOURNALISM INDUCTEE: Capt. Eric Ciocher
■ SPORTS DEVELOPMENT INDUCTEE: Charles Clemente
■ LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT INDUCTEE: Larry Garrison
■ SPORTS AMBASSADOR AWARD INDUCTEE: Rusty Buchanan
■ CHALLENGER AWARD INDUCTEE: Jordan Episcopo
■ TEAM OF THE YEAR: Astronaut Excessive College Bowling
■ LEGACY CHAMPIONS: Merritt Island Baseball, 1999-2000
■ SPECIAL TRIBUTE: Fred Homosexual
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SPACE COAST SPORTS HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2020
• PROFESSIONAL CATEGORY INDUCTEES: Jamel Dean, Soccer; Hacksaw Jim Duggan, Wrestling; Chauncey Gardner-Johnson, Soccer; Mark Lake, Skateboarding; Juwaan Taylor, Soccer
• COLLEGE CATEGORY INDUCTEES: Derek Hamm, Soccer; Paulette King, Basketball; Dylan Lewis, Soccer; Melanie Murphy, Softball
• PREP CATEGORY INDUCTEES: Lexy Denaburg, Volleyball; Apryl Bigham Nickson, Swimming; Andi Sellers, Soccer
• AMATEUR/RECREATION CATEGORY INDUCTEE: Peter Blount, Observe & Subject; Karina Villegas, Sled Hockey; Caylor Williams, Wrestling
• COACHING CATEGORY INDUCTEES: Sean Ballard, Wrestling; Doug Butler, Cross Nation and Observe; Aubin Goporo, Basketball; Gerald Hodgin, Soccer; Invoice Sinclair, Softball; Don Smith, Basketball
• SPORTS DEVELOPMENT INDUCTEE: Loren McClanahan
• LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT INDUCTEE: Clint Hurdle
• SPORTS OFFICIAL INDUCTEES: Ted Ruta
• SPORTS JOURNALISM INDUCTEES: Steve Vaughn
• SPORTS DEVELOPMENT INDUCTEE: Decide A.B. Majeed
• SPORTS AMBASSADOR AWARD INDUCTEE: Congressman Invoice Posey
• CHALLENGER AWARDS INDUCTEES: Brevard Particular Olympics
• TEAM OF THE YEAR: Satellite tv for pc Excessive Cross Nation
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House Coast Each day created the House Coast Sports activities Corridor of Fame in 2011 and has to date inducted greater than 200 of Brevard County’s most excellent athletes, coaches and sports activities personalities.
Serving on the committee are House Coast Each day President & Writer Tom Palermo, Accomplice Giles Malone, Editor-in-Chief Dr. Jim Palermo, Managing Editor Zach Clark, the Friday Evening Locker Room’s Steve Wilson and Orville Susong, Sports activities Editor Juan Rodriguez, Social Media Director Matt O’Hern, Assistant Editor Jordan Rocco, Digital Producers Ron Lighthall, Gavin Keith and Michael Malone, Manufacturing Director Brian Dillon, Sports activities Broadcaster Daryl Durand and Beginner Athletic Union President Rusty Buchanan.
The principle athletic constructing on the Melbourne Campus hosts the House Coast Sports activities Corridor of Fame, as portraits of the Corridor of Famers are displayed on the wall within the constructing’s predominant hallway that runs parallel to the health club and out of doors the athletic division workplaces.
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SPACE COAST DAILY TV: Tim Wakefield talks about his induction into the primary class of the House Coast Sports activities Corridor of Fame. House Coast Each day created the House Coast Sports activities Corridor of Fame in 2011 and has to date inducted greater than 200 of Brevard County’s most excellent athletes, coaches and sports activities personalities.