College of Health Sciences

West Chester University

Dr. Linda Adams, Dean
Sturzebecker Health Sciences Center
West Chester, PA 19383
610-436-2825
ladams@wcupa.edu


2006 Hall of Fame Inductees

Clay
Carol B. Clay
Fontaine
Jane B. Fontaine
Mackrides
William Mackrides
Schmidt
Charles Schmidt
ulrich
Dale Ulrich


Carol B. Clay, B.S. '68, M.Ed., '72

  • Athlete, coach, Founder of AIAW small college swimming championship & Women's State Conference Swimming Championships; hosted both events in their first year
  • Master's degree, West Chester University, 1972
  • Captain, WCU's Women's Swim Team, 1966-68
  • Undefeated in dual meet competition all four years; held various national records in four different events; named All-American four successive years
  • Inducted into WCU Women's Sports Hall of Fame, 1995
  • Inducted into the Clarion University Hall of Fame, 1990
  • Coached Clarion women to two small College National Titles and five State Conference championships; Coached Men's Swimming Team in two State Conference Championships & two NCAA third and fourth place finishes
  • Won eight national masters swimming titles; held eight national masters records
  • Ranked number one in Florida women's 55 singles and doubles tennis, 2004-2005; Ranked nationally in top ten for past fifteen years
  • Represented USA and won the Maureen Connelly Cup held in Perth, Australia, 2001
  • Awarded "key to the city" by the mayor of Clarion in 1978 for coaching achievements and community service
  • Volunteer for: Children's Home, Muscular Dystrophy, Kids in Distress, Leukemia Foundation, Paws in the Park, Humane Society and Boys & Girls Club of Broward

Jane B. Fontaine, B.S. '74

  • Athlete, basketball coach, and financial services executive
  • Women's Assistant Basketball Coach,University of Maryland, 1975-77
  • Master's degree University of Maryland 1977
  • Women's Basketball Coach, Mercer University 1977-1980
  • Kodak nominated for Kodak National Coach of the Year 1980
  • First American female to play pro basketball in Belgium
  • Entered financial services industry in 1980; received CLU designation in 1984; ChFC designation in 1987, received CFP designation in 1989; and CASL designation in 2006 from the American College
  • Master's degree in Financial Planning from the College of Financial Planning in 1992
  • Life and Qualifying member of the Million Dollar Round Table annually since 1986
  • AXA-Equitable Hall of Fame 1991
  • AXA-Equitable Regional Honor Agent 2003
  • Member WCU Athletic Hall of Fame in field hockey, softball, and basketball 2005
  • Boards in Ocala, FL: United Way; Endowment Chair, Central Florida Community College Foundation; Munroe Regional Foundation; Senior Services of Marion County; Hospice of Marion County

William Mackrides, B.S. '51

  • World War II veteran, U.S. Marine Corps; Professional football player, educator, counselor, and coach
  • Co-owner, Indian Springs Day Camp
  • Head football coach and high school counselor, Springfield High School-twenty six years
  • Assistant football coach, Villanova University
  • M.S. degree in administration and counseling, University of Pennsylvania
  • Ph.D. in psychotherapy, University of New Mexico
  • Led nation in football passing for two NCAA passing records, 1946
  • Philadelphia Eagles second round draft pick, member of World Championship Team, 1948-49; member Division Championship team, 1947-49; President, Alumni group
  • Member, New York Giants team
  • Member, Canadian team, Hamilton Tiger Cats, 1st Team All Stars
  • Member, Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Inducted into West Philadelphia High School Hall of Fame, Delaware County Hall of Fame, University of Nevada Hall of Fame, and Pennsylvania Hall of Fame
  • President, Delaware County Counselors Association
  • Member, WCU Alumni Board
  • Member, Board of Philadelphia Eagles Fly for Leukemia Organization

Charles Schmidt, B.S. '72, M.Ed., '76

  • Teacher, Undergraduate and Graduate Instructor, Employee Wellness Coordinator
  • Member, WCU Football Team, 1972-1974
  • Lead Teacher, Health and Physical Education, Neshaminy School District
  • National Leader to develop bicycling education and credentialing curriculum
  • Leader, coordinator, initiator of over $500,000 of grants/partnerships to support health and physical education
  • Received national NASPE STARS Outstanding Program Award
  • Distinguished leadership physical education award, NASPE, 2002
  • Professional Honor Award, PSAHPERD. 2003
  • Educator of the Year, 1994, Bucks County Drug and Alcohol Commission
  • Best Overall Employee Wellness Program, 1989, American Heart Association

Dale Ulrich, B.S.,'72, M.Ed.,'77

  • University Professor, Fellow , American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education
  • Member of WCU baseball and wrestling teams
  • Ph.D. in Human Performance and Special Populations, Michigan State University
  • Asst. Prof of Physical Education, Southern Illinois University, 1981-1985
  • Associate Professor of Kinesiology, Indiana University, 1985-1988
  • Professor of Movement Science and Physical Education and Director of Center for Motor Behavior and Pediatric Disabilities, University of Michigan, 1999 to present
  • Developed quantitative assessment tool known as Test of Gross Motor Development (TGMD)
  • Member, Board of Directors, International Federation of Adapted Physical Activity; President, North American Federation of Adapted Physical Activity; Consultant, U.S. Department of Defense Military Schools on elementary physical education curriculum revisions, 2001; Editorial Board, Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, since 1984
  • Recipient, Gambrinus Fellowship by the University of Dortmund's Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Visiting Scholar, California State University, San Bernadino, 2003
  • 2003 AAHPERD Research Consortium Scholar Lecturer
  • Recipient, G. Lawrence Rarick Research Award from the National Consortium on Physical Education and Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities, 1993
  • Receieved a Charles J. Epstein research award from the National Down Syndrome Society, 2005
  • Awarded an International Fellowship from the European Union to be a lecturer in adapted physical activity at the Norwegian University of Sport Sciences, Oslo, Norway, winter of 2006