2019 Brookside Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees
Jeff Brown Bowling 1989-1993
Ali Gendron Volleyball/Basketball/Track 2005-2009
Jodi Lyons Soccer/Basketball 2004-2008
Tom Schrock Cross Country/Basketball/Baseball 1964-1968
Stephanie Vaughn Volleyball 1998-2002
Ted Whitsel Head Volleyball Coach 1999-2012
Jeff was a 4-year starter on the Varsity Bowling Team. He was the GCIBL Joe Beck Award winner as the Outstanding Bowler in the conference in 1993. He also won the Joe Costanzo Award as the Outstanding Senior Bowler in the conference. He was a member of the Brookside Bowling teams that won the 1991 GCIBL Scratch Championship and the 1992 GCIBL Handicap Championship.
Ali won a total of 11 Varsity letters during her career at Brookside. She earned 4 letters in Volleyball, 3 letters in Basketball, and 4 letters in Track. As a volleyball player, Ali was voted team captain in both her junior and senior years. In 2008 she was selected D-II All Ohio 3rd team, Player of the Year in the Patriot Athletic Conference, Player of the Year in Lorain County, and led the Plain Dealer area in kills per game at 5.42. She was 1st Team All Lorain County, 1st Team All PAC, and 1st Team All District in 2007 and 2008. As a track athlete, Ali qualified for Regionals in the 4×100 Relay in 2006 and the High Jump in 2007.
Jodi earned 7 Varsity letters at Brookside High School. She won 4 letters in soccer, three while playing on the boys’ team, and as senior on the girls’ team. Jodi was voted captain of the soccer team in her junior year. In her senior year Brookside started a girls’ soccer team and Jodi was selected All PAC 1st Team, MVP of the Team, and Outstanding Offensive Player. As a basketball player, Jodi earned All PAC 1st Team honors in both her junior and senior year. During her senior year she also earned 2nd Team All District, All Ohio Scholar Athlete, and Brookside Female Scholar Athlete of the Year awards.
Tom was an outstanding all-around athlete while attending Brookside High School, participating in Cross Country, Basketball, and Baseball. In Cross Country he was selected as the Outstanding Runner in his sophomore and junior seasons. AS a Basketball player, Tom was name team MVP for the 66-67 and 67-68 seasons, averaging over 24 points per game in his senior year. He broke the school scoring record for a single game with 42 pints 0n January 14, 1967 and broke it again one year later by scoring 43 points. Tom earned 2nd Team Inland Conference honors as a junior, and 1st Team honors as a senior. He was also named to Cleveland Plain Dealer Dream Team and selected Honorable Mention All NE District in that same year. Tom was 3-year starter as pitcher and an outfielder for Brookside’s baseball team. He was a member of the Varsity B Club during his sophomore, junior, and senior years.
Stephanie was an outstanding volleyball player during her career at Brookside. As a junior she earned 2nd Team All Lorain County, 1st Team All Lorain County Conference, and 1st Team All District honors. She was invited an Elite Volleyball Camp at Ohio Northern University. In her senior year, Stephanie was 1st Team All Lorain County Conference, 1st Team All Lorain County, and 1st Team All District. She was chosen as the Lorain County Co-Conference Player of the Year. She was also selected to play in the Lorain County All Star Game and the All Ohio All Star Game.
Ted served as Head Volleyball Coach at Brookside High School from 1999 to 2012. He was selected as Conference Coach of the Year in 2000, 2011, and 2012. In addition, Ted earned Lorain County Coach of the Year awards in 2008, 2011, and 2012. In 2011 and 2012 he was chosen as NE District Coach of the Year. His won loss record at Brookside was 145-48. Ted left Brookside to coach at LCCC where three of his teams finished in the top 5 nationally, earning him District Coach of the Year awards.