Class of 2007

Winter Park Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2007

Rich Esposito

As a year-round athlete at Winter Park, Rich spent all his free time, including summers, on the athletic field or in the training room.  Through hard work and recognition of all that athletics can do, Rich dedicated himself to his sports.  He has continued this dedication after graduation both by benefiting from sports and by giving back to others as a collegiate student leader and high school coach.

In football Rich was the team captain and quarterback for the undefeated JV Conference Champions his sophomore year, then moved up to varsity as a junior and senior, serving as team captain as a senior... Read More

Kiki (Smith) Flynn

A dedicated tennis player all four years she was at Winter Park, Kiki and her team went to the state finals every year and was never defeated in head-to-head matches.   As a top player, she taught by example how dedication and practice would lead to a love of her sport and the accumulation of friends throughout the state.

Kiki continued to display her love of tennis after leaving Winter Park as she played in the #1 position for the University of Alabama during the 1976-77 season and for the University of Kentucky from 1977 to 1980... Read More

Tom Lamar

Tom Lamar is truly the “Father of Central Florida Competitive Swimming”  Dubbed by the Orlando Sentinel’s Carl Dragssxtedt “the veritable coaching wizzard” under whom Winter Park swimmers ascended to the heights, he was unparalleled in technique and innovative in training and style.

Armed with credentials that included selection in 1955 as the Pan American Women’s Swimming coach amd fresh from a string of 28 high school state championships at Ft... Read More

Lenny Layland

Lenny was a star diver at Winter Park from  1977 to 1979.  During that time he was the State Champion twice and set record high scores at the school, county, and state levels. In 1978 he won the Junior Olympics three-meter and age group one-meter titles.  His senior year brought him additional honors with his win of the Senior Outdoor Nationals.

At the University of Miami Lenny was a seven times All-American diver.  He interrupted his UM career in 1983 to train for the Olympics, then continued at Miami in 1984... Read More

David Lee

One of Winter Park’s premire swimmers, David’s dedication to his sport served as an inspiration to young swimmers into the late 70’s and early 80’s.

Lettering in both his junior and senior years, David was a Florida 4A State Champion in the 50 freestyle and the 100 back as a senior.  In addition, he was elected to the National All-American team and was Conference Champion in the 50 yard free, the 100 backstroke, and the 400 freestyle relay.  His 100 yard backstroke set the state record.

Following graduation from Winter Park, David attended Indian River and Daytona Beach Community Colleges before moving on to the University of Florida and Auburn... Read More

Paul Neuner

A state and national competetor, Paul lettered in  wrestling all three years at Winter Park, moving from the 126 pound class to 189 pounds over the course of his career at the high school.  As a senior, he was undefeated in all thirty-two of  his matches.

Paul’s accomplishments took him from First Team Conference to State Champion.  In addition, he won honors as a High School National Runner-up as a two time National College Place Winner.

Paul’s accomplishments weren’t restricted to the wrestling mat, though... Read More

Todd Woodhull

Bill Orr says of Todd, “one of the best linemen to go through Winter Park High in my thirty-three year tenure there.  Coach Orr’s assessment is based on Todd’s performances on the football field from 1963 to 1965.

As an offensive tackle and linebacker, Todd was awarded several honors as evidenced by his 1965 season.  As team captain that year, Todd was recognized for “Contributing the Most” to his team.  He was also elected All-County, Lineman of the Year, and Second Team Metro Conference... Read More