Class of 2010

Winter Park Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2010

Frank Baker, Jr.

Frank Baker is very humbled by this award and extremely thankful for his involvement in Winter Park High School athletics. Frank’s career as a WPHS varsity athlete began in 1982 after a successful junior varsity year when he became a starting wide receiver as a junior and went on to lead the Wildcats that year in receptions, yards, and touchdowns. Frank also lettered in basketball in 1982 and 1983.

Frank made honorable mention All-Metro Conference as a junior and went on to have continued success as a senior. Frank’s senior year consisted of his making all conference honors, 1st team, all County honors, 1st team, and all-Central Florida honors 1st team as a wide receiver and punt returner... Read More

Jesse Cleveland

Coach Bobby Marr says of Jesse Cleveland, “He was one of the top four basketball players ever to play at Winter Park.”

Jesse was a member of the Wildcat basketball team that was State Championship Runner-Up in 1974. He was a part of the “Darrell Dawkins Era” which marked one of the biggest rivalries in Winter Park basketball history and was a major factor in the Cats’ success against the formidable Evans Trojans.

During Jesse’s three years as a Wildcat center, he was named All-Metro, All-District, All-Region, and All-State, earning him a place in the 1974 All-State Basketball Tournament. His junior year Jesse was the leading rebounder and set the school record for rebounds... Read More

Mark Dieffenthaller

Mark Dieffenthaller’s swimming record speaks for itself. While swimming for Winter Park, he won three consecutive state titles in the 200-yard freestyle in 1988, 1989, and 1990, and was the state record-holder in that event. He was also state champion in the 100-yard freestyle in 1989, in the 100-yard butterfly in 1990, and anchor of Winter Park’s two-time state championship 400-freestyle relay team in 1989 and 1990, resulting in his being selected as Orange County’s Male Swimmer of the Year and captain of the All-County team. During his years at Winter Park, Mark’s team was also two times State Runners-Up.

None of this would have been possible without the dedication and commitment of his family, his team-mates, and Hall-of-Famer Coach Donald Prokes (who always set high standards and challenged his swimmers each day)... Read More

Randy Everatt

Hall of Famer Joe Auer says of Randy Everatt, “He is one of the best swimmers to ever come through WPHS. Randy always understood that the secret to success is not just knowing what you want, but how to develop a plan of action to go after it with full power.”

As a swimmer for Winter Park from 1982 to 1984, Randy and his team won Metro, District, and State all three years, earning him All-American honors each year. Recording four first place swims at State in 1984, he was the fastest and top All-American in the country for the 100 Free, and he still holds the WOHS record in that event.

Randy won a full scho9larship to Southern Methodist University, but left to train for the Moscow Goodwill Games, where he won both Gold and Silver medals/ After winning the 1986 National Championship in the 100 free, setting a world record as part of a 200 Meter Short Course Relay in Bonn, Germany, setting two other American records, and swimming in the East German Nationals in Berlin, Randy attended Louisiana State University and won an SEC Championship in th 50 Free and a team championship... Read More

Steven Moffett

Coach Craig Russell says of Steven Moffett that he is statistically the best passing quarterback in Winter Park history. “Steven bleed orange and black.”

Steven’s stellar high school career as quarterback of the Wildcats was marked by numerous awards and honors. For having over 5.600 yards passing with 48 touchdowns and over 1,700 yards rushing which resulted in 29 more touchdowns, Steven was selected as All-County and All-State his junior and senior years, All-Metro as a sophomore, junior, and senior, and a participant in the Florida-Georgia Game. Under his leadership, the Cats were District Champions his senior year and went to the State Playoffs twice. He was Orange County Player of the Year as a senior, two-times MVP of the Wildcats, and Athlete of the Year in 2003... Read More

Mycheal (Myke) Roberson

Mycheal (Myke) Roberson began his WPHS athletic career as a sophomore. As a running back in football, Myke ran for over 1200 yards in his junior and senior years, but track was his first love, and with Coach Bob Mosher’s mentoring he ran the 100 and 220 yard sprint and the 120 yard High Hurdles. In Myke’s junior year he won the 1974 4A State Championships in the 120 yard High Hurdles with a time of 13.9 seconds and 220 yard sprint in 21.2 seconds.

In 1975, Mycheal’s senior year, he set 3 National Records; the 120 yard High Hurdles (13.2 seconds) and the 220 yard sprint (20.5 seconds), as well as placing first in the Decathlon at 4A State Championships and Nationals in the 100 yard sprint (9... Read More

Zac Yarbrough

Zac was an elite athlete in very different and difficult sports. An All-American in both swimming and water polo his senior year, he was also one of the top recruited Winter Park football players.

As a swimmer, Zac and his relay team were Men’s State Champions in the 200 Freestyle and 200 Medley as seniors, and he was a finalist in the 50 Yard Freestyle. The Orlando Sentinel selected Zac as Athlete of the Week in the fall of 1998 for swimming and again for football, making him the only athlete to receive the award twice in the same season for two different sports.

Zac also displayed athletic prowess in water polo, an extremely competitive sport at WPHS. A 3-time letterman and captain his senior year, he was Metro Rookie of the YEAR IN 1997, Metro Offensive Player of the Year in 1999, on the All-Metro, All-County, and All-State teams in 1998 an d 1999, a member of the All-State Tournament Team in 1998 and 1999, and All-American in 1999... Read More

Mark Beaty

Mark Beaty started the boys’ lacrosse program at Winter Park High School in 1991. By the end of his 12 years, he had built a juggernaut – a program that consistently competes for the district, region and state titles. His coaching record was 124 wins and 29 losses – an .810 winning percentage.
In 1999, he led the Winter Park Wildcats to an undefeated 21-0 state championship season. He is still the only Central Florida coach to win a boys’ state lacrosse championship.

In 12 years, he led the Wildcats boys’ team to nine district championships, seven Central Florida championships, and four appearances in the state championship game.
Although he stepped down from the boys’ program in 2002, his legacy continues... Read More

Bruce McAllister

Born and raised in Orlando Bruce graduated from Edgewater High School, where he ran track and played varsity football all three years. He received the All-County Award his senior year and played his final State Playoff Game in the Gator Bowl.

Bruce graduated from Mercer University with a degree in Economics. While at Mercer he was president of SAE Fraternity his senior year, and he now serves on Mercer’s Athletic Board.

Bruce and his wife Nancy have three children, Elizabeth, Meg, and Charlie, all proud graduates of Winter Park High School. Bruce’s greatest accomplishments and contributions to Winter Park High School were experienced through his children, His life’s greatest sporting experience was watching his daughter Elizabeth win a National Championship her freshman year at Stotesbury in Philadelphia with Winter Park Crew... Read More