Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame

In the spring of 1965, a group of sports-minded Savannahians met for a luncheon meeting. This group of individuals founded the Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame. The following is a list of these founders:

The Founders

First Elected President - James M. Artley

First Vic President - Neal Ellis

Founding Board of Trustees

Nick Athanas, Leo E. Center, Carl Griffin, Ashley K. Dearing, Jr., Robert LaMotte, Ivey M. "Chick" Shivers, Thomas "Buck" Stevens, H.S. Bounds, G. Fred Garis, Al B. Jennings, Judge Julius S. Fine, Nick Mamalakis, Harry T. Shore, Jr. and J. Rogers Templeton

Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame Officers

  • President - David Denhard
  • Vice President - Dawn Odom
  • Secretary - Patrick Summerlin
  • Treasurer - Jason Bush

Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame Board of Trustees

  • Stephen Brennan
  • John Burke
  • Jason Bush
  • Ronald Canady
  • Joe Cetti
  • Roosevelt Coleman
  • David Denhard
  • Earl Etheridge
  • James Green
  • Herbie Griffin
  • Frank Hardeman
  • Jeff Karesh
  • Dawn Odom
  • Dale Parker
  • Jimmy Ray
  • Patrick Summerlin
  • Tony Urich
  • Robbie White
  • Frank Williams