Past HOF Members

With the induction of former Mayor Stanley Pac, the Hall of Fame now has three former city of New Britain mayors. They are William McNamara, Lucian Pawlak and Stanley Pac.

The Hall of Fame also has members who played in the National Football League. They are: Charlie Avedisian (NY Giants), Henry Jacunski (Green Bay Packers), George Sulima (Pittsburgh Steelers), Tommy Meyers (New Orleans Saints), Willie Hall (Oakland Raiders) and Tebucky Jones (New England Patriots).

Hall of Fame members who continue to be involved in athletic programs are:

Michelle Abraham – Coach of volleyball at NBHS
Joe Arnone – Public address announcer for all CCSU athletic events
Bill Cardarelli – Director of Athletics at St. Joseph College
Peter Bartlewski – Head coach of baseball at Druid Hills HS, Atlanta, GA
Sherrona Black – PAL football coach in New Britain
William Coyle – Coach of football and basketball at Palm Beach Day Academy, West Palm Beach, FL
Sheila McCabe-King – Head coach of girls’ basketball at Berlin HS
Tebucky Jones – Head coach of football at NBHS
Joe Lombardo – Head coach of baseball, Asst. coach of basketball at Hartford Public HS
Peter Roby – Director of Athletics at Northeastern University, Boston, MA
John Morrell – Basketball and baseball official, also coach of youth baseball teams in Southington
Beryl Piper – Coach of Women’s basketball at CCSU
Ken Skoglund – Asst. coach of girls’ basketball at Berlin HS
Dave Szewczul – Connecticut Amateur Golfer
Tom Thibodeau – President and Basketball Coach Minnesota Timberwolves
Darwin Shaw – Head coach of girls’ track and Asst. coach boys’ basketball at NBHS
Len Corto – Athletic Director New Britain School District
George Kisluk – Wrestling coach Rocky Hill Middle School
Robert Tarigo – Volleyball coach at Berlin HS
Don Lukowski – Tennis coach at Newington HS
Marci Moskal – Director of New Britain YMCA Wellness and Aquatic Programs
Tammy Valk – Director of Meriden YMCA Wellness Programs
George Kawecki – Coach of boys’ track and cross country at NBHS
Angie Pirog – Head Trainer for CCSU athletic teams
Tory Verdi – Head Coach Women’s Basketball at University of Massachusetts
Harvey Shapiro – Cape Cod League basketball coach and major league scout

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