Sports

Richard Rosenbleeth

Fittingly, Richard Rosenbleeth was born a short distance from both West Philadelphia High School and the University of Pennsylvania, for he fulfilled a boyhood dream by starring in football for each institution. From 1947 to 1950, he played tailback for West Philly High in the signature offensive formation of the era, the single wing and… Read more »

Fred Rosenfeld

Fred Rosenfeld was a heralded track coach who, in his long career, won the astounding total of 51 Philadelphia Public League Championships (40 as a head coach, and 11 as a co-head coach or assistant coach). His teams at Overbrook and Central High Schools won a total of 17 public league track and field and… Read more »

Ed and Steve Sabol

The father and son team of Ed and Steve Sabol, together, have combined their love and devotion of professional football and creative abilities with the camera into one of America’s best known and most highly regarded film and video production companies, NFL films. Ed was a champion swimmer at Blair Academy in New Jersey where… Read more »

Myra Sack

Myra Sack is a diminutive dynamo in both the world of soccer and the game of life. As a high school student, she was named Main Line Athlete of the Year by the Main Line Times in 2006, earned two-time All-State status in soccer; at Dartmouth College, she was a first-team All-Ivy Mid Fielder, Second… Read more »

Dolph Schayes

Widely regarded as the first modern basketball forward, Dolph Schayes is best known in Philadelphia as the first coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, following the team’s move from Syracuse in 1964. Two years later, he coached the 76ers to the NBA Title and was named NBA Coach of the Year. A distinguished college career earned… Read more »

Lou Scheinfeld

Born and raised in Philadelphia, Lou Scheinfeld is a nationally known sports and entertainment executive with a successful background in managing and marketing public facilities and sports franchises. He is currently CEO and president of the newly created The Museum of Sports. He grew up in a candy store in Brewery Town and attended Central… Read more »

Brian Schiff

For over a quarter of a century, Brian ‘Shifty’ Schiff has played a large role in Maccabi basketball. His duties, first as an assistant, then as head coach, have taken him to games in Mexico City; Santiago, Chile; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Berlin, Germany; four times in Israel and to more than twenty cities across the… Read more »

Sara Schiffman

A native Philadelphian and graduate of Lower Merion High School, Sara Schiffman has enjoyed an outstanding career in the world of tennis both as a player and a coach. Undefeated in four years at the number one singles position in high school, she led Lower Merion to the finals of the PIAA Championship in 2000… Read more »

Roger Schwab

Roger Schwab gained national recognition from the medical community for his balanced approach to exercise in his book, Strength of a Woman – The Truth About Training the Female Body, published in 1997. The book and its companion video (NFL Films) heralded an emerging trend in the fitness community that encouraged women and men to… Read more »

Fred Shabel

For the past 32 years, Vice-Chairman Fred A. Shabel has been a key executive at Comcast-Spectacor, the high profile sports and entertainment organization which includes the Philadelphia Flyers, Global Spectrum and The Wells Fargo Center. Before joining Spectacor in 1980, he was Vice-President for Operations at the University of Pennsylvania. From 1967 to 1975, he… Read more »