2013-2014 Inductions

Clint Binder

Being on the Top 10 list of pole vaulters at the University of Tennessee is just one of his many accomplishments.  Clint Binder may be one of the best pole valuters Gloucester High School has ever seen.  He still holds the school record for the highest vault at 15’ as well as the Peninsula District Outdoor record of 14’9”.  Clint is a 1997 graduate of GHS. During his senior year Clint was the District and Regional Pole Vault      Champion as well as State Runner-up.

These great achievements launched his career as a college standout at the University of Tennessee where he achieved his top clearance of 17’3”.  Clint was part of the South Eastern Conference Track and Field   Championship teams of 2001 and 2002.  He was also a four year letterman for the Vols, and in 2002 received the Most Improved Award.  Clint graduated from the   U of Tenn in 2002 and currently works as an Enterprise Account Executive for Comcast Business.

 

Sherwin Green

Graduation from Gloucester High School in 1972, was just the start of an impressive career; college basketball was calling for Sherwin Green.  Playing forward for the Dukes his senior season he averaged 16.3 points per game.  While at GHS Sherwin made the All District Teams in 1971 & 1972; furthermore, his excessive  scoring and distinguished awards carried over to his career at Christopher Newport University from 1972-1975.  At the time of graduation he was the third all time leading scorer in program history. Sherwin was the second CNU player to ever earn All Conference honors twice during his career.  He accumulated 814 points and 404 rebounds in 74 game appearances before an injury ended his collegiate career early. Sherwin has also been inducted into the CNU Athletic Hall of Fame.

Sherwin passed on his love and skill for basketball to his sons; both went to college on full basketball scholarships.  Over the years Sherwin has stayed active by competing in two marathons, five 10 mile races, and countless 10k races. In addition he was a youth and high school basketball referee for eight years. He retired from the US Postal Service in 2004, but stays busy working part-time for the Department of Defense.

 


Joseph “Joey” Legg

Outstanding wrestler is an understatement when talking about Joseph “Joey” Legg. This four year varsity wrestler left a lasting list of accomplishments at Gloucester High School after his graduation in 1997. Joey was a four time Peninsula District Champion in weight classes 112, 119, 125, and 130.  He was also three time Southeast Region Champion at 119, 125 and 130.  In 1996 Joey made a State wrestling            appearance and earned 3rd place. Joey was unmatchable, a tough competitor.  He continued to rack up his successes with a State Championship in 1997 at the 130 weight class. During those years Joey also achieved recognition twice as a Cadet All American.

Joey was a versatile athlete, also participating in three years of varsity soccer. On the soccer field he was outstanding at the stopper/sweeper position, receiving 2nd team all district honors in 1996 & 1997. After graduation Joey took his   wrestling talents to the University of Virginia where he wrestled for three years. Joey is currently employed as an Applied Behavioral Analyst at Autism Consulting and Therapy in Virginia Beach.

 


Jerry Morgan

Almost 40 years dedicated to one school is a remarkable feat, but so is thirteen District Championships, four Regional Championships, and two State Titles.  Jerry Morgan is more than just a name to the Gloucester High School golf program; he was a leader and mentor to many outstanding high school athletes. Over Coach Morgan’s tenure, GHS was part of two VHSL districts, the York River and Peninsula; furthermore his teams dominated both.  His State Championships came in 1988 and 1989. He received a much deserved honor when he was voted by the Virginia Coaches Association as the State Golf Coach of the Year in 1988. Another outstanding accolade for Coach Morgan was being voted by the National Federation of State High School Associations as the State Coach of the Year in 1990. Over the years Coach Morgan has helped launch the golf careers of several athletes at the collegiate level.

As many teachers of his era did, he coached more than one sport and held more than one position in the school.  Coach Morgan spread his knowledge among baseball, JV basketball, and JV football.  He also used his leadership skills by serving as the GHS Athletic Director from 1985-1995.

After retirement, Coach Morgan is spending his time working at local golf courses, a field he knows all too well.

 


Tim Poland

Being a Golf Professional is something that comes   natural to his man, and his successful career started here at Gloucester High School.  Tim Poland was a four year varsity golfer for the Dukes and still holds GHS’s match record at the Gloucester Country Club of a 68.  Tim   participated in the State Golf tournament his junior and senior years. After graduation in 1976 he then moved onto Ferrum College, starting on their golf for two years. His outstanding golf biography was just beginning. Over the years Tim has played in three PGA tour events, finished fourth in the Virginia State Open in 1988 and has won ten professional/armature golf events in Virginia. His latest accomplishment is tying for second in 2012 at the Assistants Championship for the Southern Chapter of the Middle Atlantic PGA.  Tim’s professional memberships include being a Class A member of the PGA of America and a Quarter Century member of the PGA.

 


Cindy Robins

She may not have been a Gloucester High School graduate, but the many years of dedication and love she put into GHS is inspiring.  As a crucial member of the Athletic Boosters Club for 17 years she helped improve many areas of the GHS Athletic Department.  One of the biggest benefits that she helped oversee was the Athletic Boosters Scholarships.  Through Cindy’s devotion thousands of dollars in scholarships have been given to Gloucester student athletes.  Not only is Cindy a great contributor and supporter of athletics, she has had tremendous involvement as a member of the GCPS Facility Use Committee for 10 years; in addition she served as a board member of the Gloucester Youth Football Association and also served on a committee to implement and review the 2.0 GPA policy for GHS athletes.

Cindy’s countless hours of hard work and dedication to helping improve needed areas for our student athletes is astonishing and should be an inspiration to many. Her outgoing personality has helped facilitate the success of youth of all ages.  Cindy was also recognized for her work by receiving the Youth Advocate Award.  If you are ever missing her bright smiling face you can find her at Riverside Walter Reed in Patient Access.

 

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