Snow Hill High School Announces Athletic Hall of Fame Class



Snow Hill – 1/24/22 – Today, Snow Hill High School announced the 2022 Athletic Hall of Fame class, scheduled to be inducted in February of this year.


This year’s class includes 4 inductees: three former players and one coach. The players include Phyllis Coleman, class of 1985, Earl Redden, class of 1977, and Randy Waters, class of 1979. All three players were outstanding athletes that made their names being multiple sport athletes. Ms. Phyllis Coleman played volleyball, basketball, and softball at Snow Hill. She was a four- time Regional Champion in basketball, all conference in all three sports, played college volleyball and basketball and then returned to coach the Eagle volleyball team to a Regional Championship and State Runner-up finish in 1992. Mr. Earl Redden also played multiple sports for Snow Hill playing one year of football and three years of varsity basketball and baseball. After high school, Mr. Redden began coaching locally assisting Snow Hill High School before taking a job as an assistant coaching job at Hagerstown Community College where he continued to coach young athletes, including multiple Division 1 basketball players. Mr. Randy Waters was a three-sport athlete playing football, basketball and baseball while at Snow Hill and is best known for being an integral part of the baseball team that advanced to the State Final Four his senior year. Mr. Waters was known for his competitiveness, hustle and unyielding commitment to Snow Hill athletics. Mr. Waters also gave back to the athletes of the Snow Hill community by many of the youth teams and supporting the high school teams before his untimely death in February of 2020.


This class also includes Mr. Fred Vanderveen, who will forever go down as one of the best coaches and teachers in Snow Hill High School. Mr. Vanderveen, coached football for several years as an assistant to Hall of Famer Moe Barber where the two of them led Snow Hill football to two State Championships. Vanderveen trained many of the great athletes that came through Snow Hill High School and also was a vital part of training powerlifting athletes for Maryland Special Olympics. Mr. Vanderveen founded and operated Youth Exercise Services in Salisbury, MD where he trained many different athletes, with and without disabilities, to help them achieve their athletic goals until his recent retirement.


This class will be introduced on Friday February 18th, 2022, prior to the start of the Men’s Varsity Basketball game and will be formally inducted at the Hall of Fame dinner on Saturday February 19th, 2020 starting at 6pm at the Snow Hill Fire House.


Due to Covid concerns and safety protocols the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be limited to Inductees and their guests.

 

For more information please contact Todd Lampman by phone at 410-632-5270 or by email at tglampman@worcesterk12.org