Sunday, May 26th, 2019

G Gathering Chesapeake Sports Club Jamboree

Chesapeake Sports Club Jamboree



The Fourth Annual Chesapeake Sports Club Jamboree was held at the Chesapeake Conference Center. Master of Ceremonies Richard Harris welcomed those attending and introduced the guests of honor. Nick Cattles of ESPN 94.1 radio presented the awards for Female High School Athlete of the Year to Courtney Adams, Male Athlete of the Year to Andrew Brown and High School Coach of the Year to Claude Toukene. President Lou Tayon presented Sports Club Member of the Year to Wayne Martin. Hall of Fame Pittsburgh Steeler linebacker Jack Ham was the guest speaker who credits Coach Joe Paterno as the greatest influence on his football career.


Jack Ham signs a terrible towel for Nick Tolarchyk

From left: The Shopper Public Relations Executive Dr. Glenn Fritz, Jack Ham, Nick Tolarchyk and his father Keith

From left: The Shopper Public Relations Executive Dr. Glenn Fritz, Norfolk State University Assistant Head Football, Coach Kevin Grisby and Roger Brown of the Portsmouth Sports Club

From left: Linwood Nelms, Jim Cleavenger and Steve Best

Beverly and Jeff Carr

Jim Ireland with Dr. Juan Montero

WTKR news anchor Barbara Ciara with The Shopper Public Relations Executive Dr. Glenn Fritz

Brian Kuhah, left, and Ross Morgan

Standing, from left: David Martin, Dave McManus, Louis Tayon and Jim Cleavenger. Seated: Mickey Carey, left, and Martin Oliver

From left: Sheriff Jim O'Sullivan, Head coach of Norfolk State University, Latrell Scott, James Church and Assistant Head Coach of NSU, Kevin Grisby

Nick Tolarchyk with officer James Woodworth

Female Athlete of the Year, Courtney Adams

Male Athlete of the Year Andrew Brown's parents

High School Coach of the Year Claude Toukene

From left: Senator John Cosgrove, Steve Johnson and Delegate Lonnie Craig

Ready for signing: Melvin Queen

Mayor Alan Krasnoff entertained the crowd

Sports Club Member of the year Wayne Martin

A room filled with sports enthusiasts and terrible towels