2015

Norm Constantine

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As the living symbol of Penn State University’s athletic program, Norm Constantine was a heroic but tragic figure in the world of collegiate sports. During his spirited reign as the Nittany Lion mascot, he became known as “Mr. Penn State” because of the status he brought to the role and his unselfish, unrelenting service to… Read more »

Joel Fish

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Dr. Joel Fish is a nationally recognized expert in the field of Sport Psychology. For the past 30 years, he has worked extensively with athletes of all ages and skill levels, from youth sport through the Olympic and professional ranks. With a variety of unique programs and services, Fish has been an innovator in helping… Read more »

Marty Gilbert

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Marty Gilbert, a longtime champion tennis coach in Philadelphia, was one of the major figures to introduce the sport to the State of Israel. He coached tennis at Philadelphia University for a combined 25 seasons (13 men, 12 women) and his women’s team won an impressive 70.7 percent of its matches. He started playing tennis… Read more »

Ben Goldman

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Ben Goldman is a highly successful area golfer who, at the age of twelve was introduced to the sport by his father, a member of Ashbourne Country Club. Goldman would go on to win the Club Championship three times. He was also a three time Club Champion at Philmont Country Club. In 1964, Goldman graduated… Read more »

Sam Jacobs

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1988 was a magical season for Samuel Jacobs. A senior at Cornell University, he led the Big Red to the first Ivy League Championship in the school’s history, earning All-Ivy First Team honors in the process. He was named the Ivy League Player of the Week three times that season and was voted the Team… Read more »

Franz Lidz

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Franz Lidz is a prominent journalist who spent 27 years as a senior writer at Sports Illustrated. He is a contributing editor for Smithsonian, a correspondent for Slate, The Wall Street Journal, GQ, The Village Voice, NY Observer, Golf and Men’s Journal, and, since 1982, has written for The New York Times on travel, TV,… Read more »

Arn Tellem

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A player agent who is the Vice Chairman of Wasserman Media Group, a global sports and entertainment agency, Arn Tellem oversees the Team Sports Division and is widely recognized as one of the most powerful and respected figures in sports. He is currently ranked first among NBA agents in number of players repped, All-Stars, maxed-out… Read more »