ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME
CLASS OF 2012
Rose Marie Fox
Wayland Central – Class of 1973
Rose was the
Wayland-Cohocton Cheerleading Coach over 26 years. During
her tenure, she won and held many titles:
Livingston County Division I Cheerleading
Championships – 17 titles
Section V Cheerleading Championships – 20
Livingston County Athletic Association
Coach of the Year – 1999
Section V Coach of the Year – 15 times
National Cheerleading Coach of the Year
Finalist in 1994 and 2003
Three-time Greater Rochester Cheerleading
Championship Grand Champion
Over 50 First Place Championships in
Steuben, Livingston, Finger Lakes, Monroe County and
Buffalo Area Cheerleading Tournaments
Recipient of the Best Choreography Award
Two-time Ronald McDonald House All-Star
Only team in Section V Cheerleading to
win 11 consecutive sectional titles
Only cheerleading team in Section V to be
named to Channel WOKR 13’s “Team of the Week”
Rose was a
cheerleader in high school for 4 years. She was named MVP
her senior year.
been married to Daniel Fox for 38 years and they have two
daughters, Tara and Autumn.
Heidi Brooks Grimins
Wayland-Cohocton - Class of 2002
still recognized by many as one of the outstanding softball
pitchers in Section V. While in high school, she was a
four-time LCAA All Star in softball, two-time in basketball
and participated in the exceptional senior games for
volleyball, basketball and softball.
of Heidi’s stellar career at Wayland-Cohocton include: lead
the LCAA in scoring her senior year with an average of 18.7
ppg; lead her team to the 2002 Class B NYS Final Four in
softball; selected at the Section V Class B MVP in softball
in 2002; pitched 2 perfect games, had 860 career strikeouts,
pitched 10 no-hitters, while batting .400. During her
remarkable high school career, she was also presented the
NYS Scholar Athlete Award in each season she participated
graduation, she attended Corning Community College where she
played softball and basketball and graduated with honors and
earned her Associates Degree in Liberal Arts Math and
Science. In 2004, she earned the Betty Garber National
Female athlete of the year award. She will also be inducted
into the inaugural class of the CCC Hall of Fame. Following
her career at CCC, she attended Alfred University and
graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in
Accounting, while playing softball.
currently lives in Savona, NY with her husband and works as
a tax professional.
Central Class of 1989
participated in Cross Country, Wrestling and Track and was
team captain of all three sports during his senior year.
As a senior,
in Cross Country he won every regular season meet and led
his team to the team Class B, Section V Championship by
winning the individual Class B Championship. He went on to
win the Class B New York State Cross Country Championship.
He was selected as 2nd team all NYS that fall and
placed in the top 20 at the Northeast Region National Cross
all four years of high school and was runner-up at the
Livingston County Wrestling Championship in 1989.
In Track, he
was the Section V Class B winner in the 1600m and 3200m in
1988; and the 1600m and 3200m relay in 1989. He won super
sectionals, setting the school record of 4:16 in the 1600m.
It was the 8th fastest time in Section V
history. He later placed 7th at the NYS Track
Championship and earned a running scholarship to the
University of South Carolina.
As a USC
college freshman, he set a record in the 5000m in 1990; he
was All-Conference in Cross Country in 1990; 2nd
place team honors in Metro Conference 1991; President’s and
Dean’s list for academic excellence and was selected to two
National Honor Societies.
College, he was NAIA Conference Champion 1500m, 5000m, 3200m
relay in 1994.
In the Army,
Jim held many High Physical Fitness Awards at: Field
Artillery Basic Officer Course; Field Artillery Advanced
Officer Course; Nuclear Biological, Chemical School; US Army
Airborne School and Naval War College. He was a member (and
Captain) of Fort Drum’s Army 10 miler team.
Jim went on
to Coach Women’s Cross Country at Husson University in
Bangor, Maine. He was twice named North Atlantic Conference
Coach of the Year; coached four All Conference runners and
the 2010 Conference Champion. Jim was also a Boston
currently Brigade Commander at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.