2013

Ellen Barkann

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Beginning at the age of six, Ellen Barkann became a competitive figure skater who achieved the highest level in all disciplines of her sport: singles, pairs and ice dancing. A graduate of Haverford High School and Temple University, she passed her U.S. Figure Skating gold figures test at 13, a far younger age than most… Read more »

Bob Brooks

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Bob Brooks was a multi-talented athlete who starred for Atlantic City High School in the late 1940’s in both basketball and baseball. In 1948 he led South Jersey in free throw shooting and was the second leading scorer and rebounder on a team that was the Group IV State Champion Runners-up. The starting pitcher for… Read more »

Larry Brown

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Simply put, Larry Brown is one of the most successful basketball coaches, college or pro, of all-time. He is the only head coach to lead teams to an NBA title (Detroit 2004) and an NCAA Championship (Kansas 1988). He is also the only coach in history to lead eight different NBA teams to the playoffs…. Read more »

Fred Cohen

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Fred Cohen achieved a stellar basketball career in high school and the upper levels of the college game. It was a singular performance in the 1956 NCAA Tournament for which he’ll forever be remembered. Playing for the Temple Owls against UConn, the 6 foot 6 inch Cohen set an NCAA playoff record for rebounds with… Read more »

Josh Cohen

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In February of 2012, when Philadelphia Freedoms owner Billie Jean King named Josh Cohen as the new head coach of her team, it was the culmination of a career that incredibly began at the tender age of 2 1/2 when he joined his mother, father and ultimately his sister, in eventually playing high level competitive… Read more »

Ron Cohen

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Ron Cohen has been the head football coach at George Washington High School for the past 28 years and is the winningest coach in Philadelphia City history. A graduate of Germantown High School, he lettered in baseball, football and track. He also played football for the Temple Owls, where he earned a degree in Health… Read more »

Bonnie Kay

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“Golf has been an incredible life gift for me. It has allowed me to enter the exciting world of the competitive spirit, develop the most special friendships and taught me countless life lessons.” Born in the Bronx, Bonnie Kay was introduced to golf as a teenager. At Cornell University, she took the sport more seriously… Read more »

Marc Rayfield

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Marc Rayfield’s story is one of a local boy who made good…very good. Born in Northeast Philadelphia, he graduated with a degree in Journalism from Temple and a Master’s in Organizational Management from the University of Pennsylvania. This strong educational background led to his present position as Senior Vice President and Market Manager of CBS,… Read more »