WALL OF FAME

Class of 2021

Dennis Slifer: Class of 1966

Dennis still holds the mark for career interceptions (16), having recorded 7 each in his junior and senior seasons. Defensively, he also recovered 8 career fumbles (2nd). A multiple threat on offense, Slifer rushed for 646 career yards and had 23 receptions.

 

Barry Menig: Class of 1970

Menig finished his S-F career with 159 solo tackles (7th), including 85 solo tackles his senior season (4th). He also recorded 6 career interceptions and 4 fumble recoveries. In addition to rushing for 943 yards in his career, he also included 15 kicking points. 

 

Rick Valerio: Class of 1986

Valerio's 164 career solo tackles are 6th all-time at S-F. He was a 3x All-Ches-Mont LB and was an All-Suburban Daily News selection. Offensively, he rushed for 735 career yards.

 

Art Schreiner: Class of 1993

Schreiner was the PAC Defensive Player of the Year, as well as Mercury All-Area his senior year. He was also an All-PAC fullback. His 121 career solo tackles ranks 14th all-time at S-F. A captain, his 7 career fumble recoveries rand 3rd on the all-time S-F list.

 

Joe Haley: Class of 1995

Haley, a captain, ran for 33 rushing TDs his senior year, which is a S-F record. He scored 352 points (3rd) and rushed for 3,778 yards (4th) in his career. Haley was one on only 3 running backs to eclipse 2,000 yards in a season.

 

Hank Coyne: Class of 2013

A 3-year starter, Coyne holds career marks in completions, attempts, passing yards and TDs. He was a captain and named the PAC Offensive Player of the Year his senior year. Coyne played collegiately at Juniata College, where he threw for over 4,000 yards and 30 TDs.

Mason Romano: Class of 2014

Romano's 156 career tackles rank him 9th all-time. He holds S-F records for career sacks (19), career tackles for a loss (40), career forced fumbles (8), and career hurries (31). A captain, he was the PAC and Times-Herald Defensive Player of the Year and was named to the PSFCA East / West game.

 

Rob Varner: Class of 2014

Varner was named to the PSFCA East / West game, as well as being named All-PAC his junior and senior years. His 118 tackles ranks 18th in S-F history. Varner played collegiately at Temple and Millersville.


Class of 2017

Andrew Scanlan: Class of 2011
Andrew was a senior captain, who set all-time S-F marks in receptions (97), receiving yards (1,656), and TDs (20). Scanlan led S-F to its first ever playoff appearance in his senior year.

Ross Pennypacker: (Class of 1999)
Pennypacker's 92 tackles in his senior year is tied for the most tackles in a season. Voted as a captain, he also added 8 sacks that year. Pennypacker finished his S-F career with 172 tackles, which is 4th all-time.

Class of 2015

Michael Bach: Class of 1997
Mike ran for 3,801 yards and 336 points in his S-F career, including 2,308 yards in his senior season. A captain, Bach was named an All-Area RB by the Pottstown Mercury.

Jamie Rotonda: Class of 1999
Jamie was an outstanding 2-way player for S-F. He still holds the distinction of having the greatest single-season QB efficiency rating in S-F history in his senior season, and also recorded 12 sacks himself, as a DE.  Jamie played his college football at the University of Delaware.

Steve Schein:
Coach Schein has served as an assistant football coach at S-F for over 20 years. Schein was the head coach at Upper Merion HS, where he registered 117 wins. In addition to coaching football, Schein was also a successful wrestling and track coach at S-F and was an integral part of the formation of the Spring-Ford Youth Football program.

Trevor Sasek: Class of 2009
A senior captain, Trevor graduated as the all-time S-F leader in completions (316), attempts (640) and passing yards (4,721) in his S-F career. Trevor accepted a full scholarship to play QB at the University of Delaware.

Class of 2014

Jim Tanara
Jim graduated in 1960, as a 3-year starter. He was named All-Ches-Mont as a defensive end. Received a scholarship to play at the University of Chattanoga, where he played for the legendary Paul "Bear" Bryant.

Al Tanara
Al, and his brother, Jim, both graduated in 1960. Like his brother, Al was a 3-year starter and was named All-Ches-Mont as a center. He attended the Virginia Military academy.

Thomas Ingram
Thomas was a 3-year starter and the only 3-year captain in Spring-Ford history. Ingram registered 156 career tackles.

Boris Radicic
Boris graduated in 1975. He was a 2-way lineman and was a 2-year starter.

Class of 2012

 

Merle Bainbridge

Became Spring-Ford’s second head football coach in 1967. Bainbridge guided the Rams to their first two championships, winning Ches-Mont League titles in 1969 and again in 1973. Later served as an assistant at Ursinus College.

 

Greg Faulkner

A 1990 graduate, Faulkner was a three-year letterman. He was twice selected to the All-Pioneer Athletic Conference First-Team as an offensive lineman. Faulkner was a key member of the Spring-Ford team that won the PAC-10 title and went 10-1 in 1987. Greg was an All-PSAC offensive lineman at Millersville University.

 

Jim Haldeman

A 1973 graduate, Haldeman was a three-year letterman.  As a running back, he ran for 1,441 yards, caught 47 passes for 782 yards, and scored 162 points in his career.  Haldeman played college football at Holy Cross.

 

Class of 2006

 

Ralph O'Neil - # 31
O'Neil graduated from Spring-Ford in 1993.   He was a member of the 1992 undefeated, PAC-10 championship team.  O'Neil was twice named to the All-PAC-10 team and was the 1992 PAC-10 MVP, when he led all of Southeastern PA in rushing.  O'Neil was named the 1992 Maxwell Club High School Player of the Year.

 

Lance Viola - # 12
Viola, a 1974 graduate, played quarterback and defensive back, as well as handling punting and kicking duties for the Rams.  He led the 1973 team to the ChesMont Championship and was named the league's Most Outstanding Offensive Player.  He played at Villanova University.


Gerald Hoff - # 54

Hoff, a 1974 Spring-Ford graduate, played center and linebacker.  He was All-ChesMont, including being named the 1973 ChesMont Player of the Year for the Rams Championship team.  He played college football at Millersville University.
 

Scott Davidheiser - #26

Davidheiser, a 1988 Spring-Ford graduate, excelled at running back and linebacker, as well as handling punting and kicking duties.  Twice named All-PAC-8, he was also the PAC-8 MVP in his senior year when he led Southeastern PA in rushing yards.
 

George Landis - # 30

Landis graduated from Spring-Ford in 1970.  He played running back and linebacker for the Rams and was named the ChesMont Most Outstanding Defensive Player his senior year, leading the team to the ChesMont Championship.  

 

Class of 2008

 

Don Caparro - # 52
Capparo, a 1957 Spring-Ford graduate, played center and defensive line and started both ways his jujnior and senior seasons.  A team captain, Capparo was a Philadelphia Sportswriter's Association All-League Selection and was selected to the Spring-Ford HS All-Time Team in 1979.

 

Rick Pennypacker - # 66

Pennypacker, a 1972 graduate, played offensive line and linebacker and was a 3-year starter for the Rams.  He was a member of the 1969 ChesMont Championship team.  Pennypacker was named to Spring-Ford's All-Time team in 1979.  He played college football for Bobby Bowden at West Virginia University.
 

Scott Highley - # 42

Highley, a 1st-Team All-ChesMont running back, graduated in 1986.  His other honors include being named the ChesMont two-way player of the year, 1st team RB All-District One, the Philadelphia Daily News All-Scholastic team, AP Honorable Mention All-State, and the American Legion Southeastern PA Player of the Year.  Highley played his college football at Millersville University.
 

Scott Helverson - # 19

Helverson, a 3-year starter, began his career as the Pottstown Mercury Sophomore of the Year in 1986.  He helped lead Spring-Ford to two PAC-8 championships in 1986 and 1987.  Helverson was the 1988 Spring-Ford Senior Athlete of the Year.  He played college football at Fordham University.
 

Frank Robinson - # 72

Robinson graduated in 1970 and played offensive and defensive line for the Rams.  He was named All-ChesMont on both sides of the ball for two years in a row and was named the ChesMont Player of the Year, the 1st lineman ever to earn that distinction.  He was selected to the Spring-Ford HS All-Time Team in 1979.
 

Robert Fry - # 61

A 1960 graduate, Fry was All-ChesMont running back his senior year.  Fry was selected to the Spring-Ford HS All-Time Team in 1979.  

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