Inductees named for 2016 GCC Hall of Fame
Tony Hoggatts, Brett Miller, Frank Farwell, Dianne Spangler, Robert Dos Remedios and the 1979 Men’s Soccer Team were inducted into the Glendale Community College Athletic Hall of Fame. Oliver Shokouh and Harley Davidson of Glendale were honored with the Community Partnership award. The 15th annual banquet and induction ceremony took place Saturday October 8, 2016 on campus in the Verdugo Gym.
Tony Hoggatts was the Co-State Player of the Year for the Vaqueros Men’s Basketball Team in 1998-1999 and was also the Western State Conference Player of the Year and continued his career at Cal State Bakersfield. Brett Miller played 10 years in the NFL from 1983 to 1992 after playing two years at Glendale in 1978-79 and later at the University of Iowa from 1980-82. Frank Farwell has been a dedicated supported of GCC Athletics for over 30 years as a former football player and assistant football coach. Dianne Spangler was a tremendous athlete at GCC and coached women’s volleyball, cross country and track and field from 1976 to 2001. Two of her teams in volleyball and cross country have been inducted into the HOF as well as athletes Julie Flynn and Angela Collins. Robert Dos Remedios played football at Glendale for two years and was an All-American in 1985 for the team that was inducted into the HOF in 2002. He later played football at UC Berkeley and has worked in the field of strength and conditioning for decades, where he is considered an expert, and has given clinics all around the world. The 1979 Men’s Soccer Team won the WSC, Southern California and state championship under Head Coach Cherif Zein, who also coached the 1983 team to the state championship and has previously been inducted into the Hall of Fame.
2016 GCC Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees
Oliver Shokouh/Harley Davidson of Glendale-Community Partnership Award
Tony Hoggatts-Outstanding Athlete
Brett Miller-Outstanding Athlete
Frank Farwell-Meritorious Service
Dianne Spangler-Outstanding Coach
Robert Dos Remedios-Pillar of Achievement
1979 Men’s Soccer Team-Outstanding Team