Inductees

Ron Cohen

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 »

Steve Cohen

Steve Cohen was an all-star gymnast who joined the ranks of the elite in World Gymnastics in Maccabiah, World and Olympic competition. A native of Wynnefield, in his senior year at West Philadelphia High School he placed first in all around for thirty-two straight individual meets capturing the city championship as he had for the… Read more »

Norm Constantine

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 »

Benedict Coren

Ben Coren, Ed.D., was a 165-pound guard who played his position so well against many bigger opponents that he was honored many times during his collegiate football career by being named to All American and All Star teams. Legendary West Chester University coach Glen Killinger called Coren “one of the best guards I have ever… Read more »

Sam Cozen

Sam Cozen, a star high school and college basketball player and coach, had the distinction of coaching one of the greatest basketball players in the history of the game. He coached the legendary Wilt Chamberlain during his tenure as the coach of the Overbrook High team in the 1950s. Among the great players he coached… Read more »

Dave Dabrow

Perhaps nobody in the greater Philadelphia area has done more to promote the camaraderie of people through basketball than “Coach” Dave Dabrow. He was a teacher and basketball coach in the Philadelphia Public League for over 40 years, a member of the Philadelphia Sphas basketball team, president of the Jewish Basketball League and president and… Read more »

Frank Dolson

For forty-one years and three months, to be precise, Frank Dolson was a celebrated sportswriter and columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer . During his four decades of doing what he loved best, experiencing and reporting the world of sports, Dolson saw a number of managers and coaches come and go. “I’ve covered 16 Phillies managers,… Read more »

Ken Dreyfuss

Ken Dreyfuss has had a distinguished rowing career as both competitor and coach at the collegiate, national and international levels. As an athlete, he captained and coxed the University of Pennsylvania’s Heavyweight crew that broke Harvard’s six year undefeated streak in 1969 and took three consecutive team championships at the Intercollegiate National Championships (IRAs). Internationally,… Read more »

June Greenfield Eisner

June Greenfield Eisner first remembers hitting tennis balls with her Dad at age 3, a large racket tucked under her arm.  With every pointed stone memorized on her home’s back wall, she was able to maintain extended rallies which sometimes resulted in a broken window. As a junior Middle States and Philadelphia Regional competitor, Eisner… Read more »

Eve Ellis

Eve Ellis, a former professional tennis player, served for four years as the National Director of the US Tennis Team for the International Maccabiah Games in Israel. A graduate of Yale University, she became the number one singles player in her freshman year and won the ECAC Doubles Championships as a junior and was elected… Read more »