Raised in Orlando, Damon was the top rated High School prospect in the country his senior year at Dr. Phillips HS. Damon was drafted by Kansas City and also played with Oakland, Boston, New York and Detroit. Entering 2011, Damon has made the all-star team twice and won two world series.  He led the American […]

Jon Gruden will forever be remembered for being the head coach who brought a Super Bowl Championship to Tampa Bay. He coached the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to their only Super Bowl victory to date, a 48-21 victory over the Oakland Raiders in 2002. It was the first of seven seasons Gruden would coach at Tampa […]

Phil Esposito, one of the most decorated NHL personalities of all-time, is credited along with his brother Tony, for brokering the deal to bring NHL hockey to Tampa Bay. Phil’s dogged pursuit of an NHL franchise for Tampa was the tipping point and the Tampa Bay Lightning was founded in 1991. Phil has been a […]

With a list of sailing accolades dating back for decades, including an Olympic Gold Medal, Allison Jolly is one of the sports great career success stories. She is currently in her 13th season as head coach of the University of South Florida sailing team. Allison’s competitive career includes two Intercollegiate Championship sailing titles, two U.S. Women’s […]

Jeremy N. Foley, who has handled virtually every aspect of the University of Florida’s $119.3 million athletic program during his athletic administrative career – which began with an internship in the Gator Ticket Office in 1976 – will retire as AD on October 1, 2016. He has served as UF’s Director of Athletics since March […]