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ASF ATHLETICS WALL OF FAME

INDUCTION CEREMONY 2018


WELCOME

Mark iver Sylte Robert wilson


Executive Director head of athletics and extended learning
Great private, independent schools have long The American School Foundation of Mexico City
been based upon the Renaissance notion of a has a rich tradition in academics, arts and athletics.
broad and rich education which speaks to the In September of 2017, we set out to create an
mind, body and spirit. Athletics Wall of Fame to honor our top athletes
and coaches from years gone by.
Our athletic tradition and our scholar-athletes
embody those ideals. Through fierce competition, From the beginning, the ASF Athletics Wall of
marked by a generous spirit of sportsmanship, Fame became a project that demanded the time
they have tested themselves as young men and and effort of many ASF stakeholders. From
women of character, grit and perseverance. donors to people volunteering their valuable
time and skills, over the past year we have
We believe that the lessons and values that they worked to complete the project that we
learn on the fields and on the courts are carried celebrate at the ASF Wall of Fame Induction
with them into the rest of their lives. As they have Ceremony on October 20, 2018.
made us proud as Bears while students, they
continue to represent the best of ASF as alumni. Thank you to all stakeholders who have made
this event possible.

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welcome

john powell paloma fuentes


athletics coordinator extended learning coordinator
The ASF Athletics Wall of Fame will be a living-legacy Over the past few years, I have been exposed to
that alumni can show their families throughout the many events at ASF. The school continues to
years. This much needed recognition has a buzz foster traditions for the community in which
throughout our athletics community at ASF. there is a great display of generosity, pride and
team work.
After serving as a coach and Head of Sport
(Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer), the past athletes The ASF Athletics Wall of Fame is a great example
I mentored always bring this topic up to me. of what ASF is able to produce when there is
The Athletics Wall of Fame will be a great tradition collaboration and commitment. From beginning
that I am interested to see grow! to end, this event has been supported by many
hands and ideas that we hope serve as a model
for current and future generations of athletes of
what being a true Bear means, inside and
outside of the field.

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BEAR BOOSTERS award inductees
Bear Boosters Award Bear Boosters Award
ASF gratefully recognizes your contributions This award isASF gratefully
PRESENTED recognizeswho
to individuals your contributions
have, This award is
OVER time, given themselves to ASF Athletics in OVER time, give
NUMERous ways.

Horacio J. McCoy ralph W. mickle

Bear Boosters Award


ASF gratefully recognizes your contributions This award is PRESENTED to individuals who hav
OVER time, given themselves to ASF Athletics in
NUMERous ways.

Roberto Keoseyan

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BEAR BOOSTERS award inductees
Bear Boosters Award Bear Boosters Award
ASFhave,
NTED to individuals who gratefully recognizes your contributions This award isASF gratefully
PRESENTED recognizeswho
to individuals yourhave,
contributions This award is P
mselves to ASF Athletics in OVER time, given themselves to ASF Athletics in OVER time, give
NUMERous ways. NUMERous ways.

kristal alley

Bear Boosters Award


ASF gratefully recognizes your contributions This award is PRESENTED to individuals who hav
OVER time, given themselves to ASF Athletics in
NUMERous ways.

SVEN WALLSTEN Roath

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Coaches award inductees

COACH HORACIO CONTRERAS JOHN COLMAN


ATHLETIC DIRECTOR
COACHED AT ASF SOCCER, FOOTBALL, BASKETBALL COACH COACHED AT ASF
FROM FROM Varsity football HEAD coach
BUILT THE FIRST COMPETITIVE SOCCER
1957-1991 PROGRAM AT ASF BEGINNING IN THE 1950’S 1965-1975 BUILT the first COMPETITIVE WINNING
FOOTBALL PROGRAM AT ASF

AL EVEREST BILL MICKLE


COACHED AT ASF
DURING THE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR COACHED AT ASF
ATHLETIC DIRECTOR
1970’S VARSITY FOOTBALL head COACH FROM
1975-1991 VARSITY FOOTBALL HEAD COACH

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Coaches award inductees

Rob babcock ´
COACHED AT ASF COACHED AT ASF
FROM Varsity BASKETBALL HEAD coach FROM VARSITY FOOTBALL HEAD COACH
Three times league coach of the year
1977-1979 WON TWO ASOMEX TOURNAMENTS 1991-1999

ERIC FISHER noah randall


ATHLETIC DIRECTOR
COACHED AT ASF COACHED AT ASF ATHLETICS COORDINATOR
FROM Varsity FOOTBALL HEAD coach FROM Varsity SWIMMING HEAD coach
2004-2008 TWO TIMES LEAGUE CHAMPION 2005-2014 COACHED SEVERAL NATIONAL QUALIFIERS
LEAGUE COACH OF THE YEAR

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1970’s
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1970’s inductees

arturo “art” camacho bob gibson


CLASS OF Basketball, Football, Baseball CLASS OF Basketball, Football, soccer

1972 Multi-Sport Starter


VARSITY Football Captain 1972 three times varsity football mvp
senior male athlete of the year

Ken wagner Armando crespo Vivo


Basketball, Football, Baseball
CLASS OF Three times varsity basketball MVP CLASS OF Football, Soccer, Track

1972 VARSITY Football and basketball Captain


ATHLETE OF THE YEAR 1973 Pan AmERICAN Games Track and field
two times best soccer defender

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1970’s inductees

Greg Langston stephen aanderud


football, soccer, baseball
CLASS OF CLASS OF varsity baseball captain
Basketball, Football, Track
1973 1973 varsity football all star selection
varsity soccer leading goal scorer

Bruce knoblock Gary r. Crump


CLASS OF basketball, football, track CLASS OF Basketball, football, baseball

1976 1976
Varsity football AND BASKETBALL CAPTAIN Varsity football all league SELECTION
ATHLETE OF THE YEAR Bear boosters athlete of the year

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1970’s inductees

peter harvey Andres Arce


CLASS OF basketball, football, baseball CLASS OF Football, soccer, baseball

1977 1979
varsity football best offensIVE back
Senior ATHLETE OF THE YEAR senior athete of the year

Judd a. Austin jr. tom page


CLASS OF Basketball, football, baseball CLASS OF Football, soccer, baseball

1979 ATHLETE OF THE YEAR 1979 varsity soccer mvp


athlete of the year

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1980’s inductees

David Mcdonald Alejandro serrano bERRY


CLASS OF Basketball, football, basebalL CLASS OF
1980 varsity football AND baseball CAPTAIN
BEAR BOOSTERS ATHLETE OF THE YEAR 1981 Football, soccer, baseball

Christine cueto hellen plaschinski farca


Basketball, volleyball, track
CLASS OF two times varsity basketball MVP CLASS OF Swimming
1981 two times VARSITY volleyball mvp
ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
1981 Athlete of the year

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1980’s inductees

Toño iñiguez Carlos Arakelian


Football, soccer, Volleyball
CLASS OF Swimming, water polo CLASS OF varsity Volleyball mpv AND CAPTAIN
1981 Swimming team captain
1982 Football team captain
Bear Boosters Athlete of the year

Steve austin Carolyn Kurtz


CLASS OF Basketball, football, baseball CLASS OF
1982 varsity football team captain
football, baseball 3 years starter 1983 Basketball, Volleyball

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1980’s inductees

Ricardo Ganem Pierre Brunner


football, track, Baseball
CLASS OF Varsity football Best Lineman/Linebacker CLASS OF football, Soccer, tennis

1983 asf Weightlifting record holder(1981-2007)


athlete of the year 1984 Varsity Soccer and footbal mvp
athlete of the year

Jaime Vazquez Gustavo Cabrera


CLASS OF Soccer, football, Basketball CLASS OF Football, Soccer, Swimming
1985 Varsity Soccer and Football mvp
Bear Boosters Athlete of the year 1986 ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

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1980’s inductees

Robert Berg
CLASS OF Football, Baseball, Soccer CLASS OF Football, Soccer, Track

1987 1987
Varsity Soccer AND Baseball Captain Varsity Football, Soccer, track MVP and Captain
Varsity Football best offensive PLAYER athlete of the year

Sergio Borunda Arturo Stieglitz g. de p.


CLASS OF Football, Baseball CLASS OF Football, Soccer, Baseball

1987 varsity football best linebacker


Varsity Football MVP 1988 Varsity Football AND Soccer Mvp
ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

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1980’s inductees

Lynnette Rivera Rachelle Lee Morrison


CLASS OF Volleyball, Softball CLASS OF Basketball, Volleyball
1989 1989
Pan AmERICAN Games AND World ChampionSHIPS
Central american games athlete of the year

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1990’s
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1990’s inductees

Cynthia Litchi
gymnastics
CLASS OF Basketball, Volleyball, Track CLASS OF 1990 junior pan american championships,

1990 Varsity Basketball MVP


1991 multiple medals
1991 pan american championships medal

Michael David Zucal Susana Goldschmied harrison


CLASS OF Football, soccer CLASS OF Swimming

1991 varsity football AND soccer mvp


1991 3rd place pan american games
World championships participant

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1990’s inductees

Marissa russell Mark MartÍnez


CLASS OF Basketball, soccer, softball CLASS OF Football, Soccer, Baseball
1992 two times varsity soccer mvp
varsity softball coaches award 1992 varsity football MVP

Norma Velasco Leon Merikanskas


CLASS OF Soccer, track and field, cheerleading CLASS OF Football, Soccer, Track
1992 varsity multi-sport spirited player
1993 Varsity football mvp AND captain

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1990’s inductees

Felipe Armand Alberto Michan halbinger


CLASS OF Football, Soccer, Baseball CLASS OF Equiestrian jumping

1996 varsity football all league SELECTION


1997 two times olympian
twenty national championships

Daniel Magaña C. Isabella Neuenhaus


CLASS OF Football, basketball, soccer CLASS OF Softball
1997 two TIMES varsity football offENsive
player of the year 1997 varsity softball mvp

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1990’s inductees

Marcio Siwi oliver pegueros


CLASS OF Football, soccer, baseball CLASS OF Football, soccer, Volleyball
1998 varsity multi-sport starter
1998 varsity football mvp

Victoria Martinez
CLASS OF Basketball, soccer, swimming
CLASS OF
1998 varsity soccer mvp
swimming multi medal winner
1999
soccer
two times varsity soccer mvp

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2000’s
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2000’s inductees

mauricio quintana aRGUELLES norma traslosheros ramÍrez


CLASS OF CLASS OF soccer, SOFTBALL, basketball
Basketball, football, soccer
2000 two times varsity football mvp
2000 varsity soccer and softball MVP
athlete of the year

David Olivo sandra sotelo miller


CLASS OF CLASS OF
football, soccer
2001 2001 soccer

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2000’s inductees

Fernando madrazo vega megan farkas


CLASS OF Football, soccer, baseball CLASS OF
2002 varsity soccer team captain
2002 BASKETBALL

Nanae Watabe llamas rodrigo cortina segovia


CLASS OF basketball, soccer, football CLASS OF football, soccer, baseball
2003 2002 varsity boys american
football team participant 2003 multi-sport athlete

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2000’s inductees

Carlos elias helguera Tamara Varela


CLASS OF Football, swimming, karate CLASS OF Tennis

2004 varsity football captain


FOOTBALL all league SELECTION 2004 three times tennis mvp
two times athete of the year

Alonso Gorozpe Huerdo Gabriel Thornton


CLASS OF Football, Soccer, track CLASS OF Basketball, Football

2006 Varsity football mvp, league mvp


2007 Varsity football offensive and
defensive player Of the year

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2000’s inductees

Alberto “Sunshine” rIVERA TORRES NESTER Michael Davis


CLASS OF Football, soccer CLASS OF Basketball, Football, soccer
2008 VARSITY football offensive player of the yEAr
2008 Varsity football mvp

Alisa williams Juan Carlos Barajas


CLASS OF CLASS OF Basketball, football, soccer
2009 Basketball, track
2009 varsity multi-sport team captain

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2010’s inductees

Devan Sullivan vickers


CLASS OF basketball, volleyball CLASS OF soccer

2011
varsity basketball AND volleyball CAPTAIN
SENIOR ATHLETE OF THE YEAR 2011 varsity soccer mvp AND captain

Matthew rogers sebastian niezen lugo


CLASS OF soccer, basketball CLASS OF football
varsity football captain

2012 varsity soccer mvp


2012 varsity football offensive player of the year
league championship game mvp

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2010’s inductees

Alejandra trueba rUIZ Graham goslin


CLASS OF SOCCER CLASS OF Basketball, football

2013 VARSITY soccer mvp 2013 varsity basketball mvp


co-senior athete of the year

Kevin Risheim manuel garcia lASCURAIN


CLASS OF FOOTBALL CLASS OF Swimming
2013 varsity football league rushing leader
2013 co-senior athlete of the year

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2010’s inductees

Sofia Trevino garza Paulito zarkin


CLASS OF soccer, tennis CLASS OF Soccer

2013 varsity soccer asomex player of the tournament


varsity soccer mvp 2014 Varsity soccer captain

Valeria Watson Alice Sacal


CLASS OF Swimming CLASS OF Basketball

2014 senior athlete of the year


2015 seven year varsity basketball starter
varsity basketball league mvp

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2010’s inductees

Payton Alley derek kryzda


CLASS OF Soccer CLASS OF Soccer

2015 asomex player of the tournament


2016 varsity soccer mvp
co-senior athlete of the year

Liam Loftus asseeva Nikki katThaIn


CLASS OF football CLASS OF Soccer

2016 varsity football mvp


2016
two times asomex player of the tournament
co-senior athlete of the year senior athlete of the year

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2010’s inductees

Paulina watson Ian Zaidenweber


CLASS OF Swimming CLASS OF football, soccer

2016 School record holder


junior national team 2017 VARSITY FOOTBALL MVP
co-senior athlete of the year

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future inductees upon graduation

tomohiro nozaki
CLASS OF swimming
2022 athlete of the year 2016-17

fernando contreras marÍa de lluch maqueo


CLASS OF football, basketball CLASS OF soccer
2019 athlete of the year 2017-18
2020 athlete of the year 2017-18

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special
recognitions
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coach of the year

ASF COACH OF THE YEAR


luis colo - boys varsity soccer - 2015-16
Tere rivera - varsity swimming - 2016-17
Luis Colo - BOYS VARSITY SOCCER - 2017-18

teresa rivera luis colo


varsity swimming boys varsity soccer
2016-17 2015-16
2017-18

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varsity team gpa award

ASF varsity team gpa award


asf varsity tennis team 2017-18: gpa 91.69

Leonel MartÍnez Corona


Manuel Navarrete
Martina Duque
Miranda Popovits
Pablo Guarneros
Roberto Ducoing
Samuel Maraima
Susanne Matte Ramsdell
William Holloway

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thank you!
the ASF Athletics Wall of Fame and The Athletics and Extended Learning staff:
Induction Ceremony funded by: Marianne Husdon
Carlos Servín
Ricardo Ganem
Guadalupe Gutiérrez
Parent Association
Miguel Corta
Anacecilia Pérez Vargas
Antonio Real
Ikuk (Seamus and Beatríz Finny)
Felipe Gómez
China Girl
Gatorade (indirect donation)
ASF Athletics Wall of Fame Opening Video:
Live Music: Larry Russell Álvar Martínez

Nomination/Selection Committee: ASF Athletics Wall of Fame Induction


Aarón Delgado
Adrián García Moreno
Ceremony Organizer/Planner:
Adriana Alvarado Anacecilia Pérez Vargas
Alonso Méndez
Anacecilia Pérez Vargas
Cecilia Méndez
Dan Godshall
John Powell
Letty Zamora
Luis Colo
María Fernanda Rex
Marissa Russell
Matt McInnes
Mauricio Quintana Argüelles
Nicolás Santacruz
Oscar Muñóz
Patty Zamora
Ralph Mickle
Ricardo Ganem
Roberto Nicolin
The institutional advancement team:
Susana Goldschmied Harrison Cecilia Cepeda - Head of Institutional Advancement
Tere Rivera Mariana Veytia
Vero Aguilar Erika Arévalo
Anakarina Piña

Audio Visual Technology Team:


Carlos Guerrero
Communications office:
Teruhi Yoshioka Violeta Ayala - Director of Communications
Hugo Cabrera Javier Bárcenas
Gregorio Leal Álvar Martínez
Javier Landeros Nina Blake
Ricardo Aguillón
Gabino Ramírez

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