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AAAD & USADB Hall of Fame Inductees

There are four categories: 1) Players 2) Coaches 3) Leaders and 4) Officials whom we recognize individuals who made contributions toward AAAD/UASDB. Under the Contributors section, those individuals were recognized for their significant contributions to the game of basketball outside of AAAD/USADB. The first induction was in 1953 and first woman was inducted in 1992. (Updated 11/6/2023)

YearLast NameFirst NameTeams/Leadership RolePlayerCoachLeaderOfficial
1953*DownesNoahMaryland, Gallaudet, AAUX
1953*NeesamFrederickWisconsinX
1954*FoltzEdwardMiss, Okla, Kan, Ark.X
1954*BurnsS. RobeyIllinoisX
1954*LewellynT. CarltonVirginiaX
1954*KrugerArtFounder & AAAD PresidentX
1955*RockwellWalterGallaudetX
1956*RiddleWillieSouth Carolina, GallaudetX
1956*BensonHarryMarylandX
1957*MillerCharlesOhioX
1957*WarshawskyLeonardAAAD PresidentX
1959*WorzelJosephSemi-ProfessionalX
1962*DyerLouisColorado, Gallaudet, AAUX
1962*BaynesHarry L. AlabamaX
1962*ElliottThomas W.Founder & AAAD PresidentX
1963*EcholsNathanielSt Mary's, Buffalo, AAUX
1963*HillTroy E. AAAD PresidentX
1964*CusackHughAAAD PresidentX
1965*LahnNathanIowaX
1965*FleischmanAlexander E. AAAD PresidentX
1966*PetersonNickNebraskaX
1966*WhismanCharleyAAAD PresidentX
1967*FriedmanMaxAAAD PresidentX
1968*RobertsEarlMichiganX
1968*CarneyEdward C.AAAD PresidentX
1969*ShafranekBenNew YorkX
1969*AkinE. ConleyTenneesseeX
1969*JacobsHarryAAAD PresidentX
1970*AcunaAngelArizona, Mexico, Olympics, ProfessionalX
1970NortonKenOklahoma, CaliforniaX
1970*JordanJeraldAAAD PresidentX
1971*BrownGeorge K. North CarolinaX
1971*BarrackJames A.AAAD PresidentX
1972*JacksonJohnArkansas, Little Rock, WGDX
1972*BehrensJamesMarylandX
1972*BilgerCharlesKansasX
1972*FraserWilliamMWAD president and leaderX
1973*RussellJosephMississippi, WGDX
1973*DownesLeonardMaryland, Semi-ProfessionalX
1973*McVeyEarly R.HoustonX
1973*AllenGordonSWAAD officerX
1974*NuttClydeArkansas, Little Rock, WGDX
1974*LauritsenWesleyMinnesotaX
1975*RodmanEdwardNew JerseyX
1975*SchreiberHerbAAAD PresidentX
1976*LorelloCarlNew York, GTACX
1976*LovelandEdward PaulUtah, LACDX
1976*TubbLonnieLittle RockX
1976*ConnellRichard 'Duke'AAAD PresidentX
1977*Marxer-ClarkLarryIowa, Des MoinesX
1977*DavisCecil B. MississippiX
1978SchymanWilliamDePaul, Maccabiah, Pro, WGDX
1978*CordanoWaldoWisconsinX
1978*RollerWinfieldColorado, Gallaudet, Goodyear SilentsX
1978*McVernonJamesMarylandX
1978*BuckmasterJohnAAAD PresidentX
1979TuttleMarvin WalterIowa, Des MoinesX
1979CaswellRichard E. AAAD PresidentX
1980MillerJohn C.Gallaudet, DCCD, WGDX
1980*BergDennisMinnepaulX
1980*CohenAbramRhode IslandX
1980*GreenstoneMarvinLACD manager & leaderX
1981MilliganKevinSt. Mary's, Buffalo, GallaudetX
1981*WernimontDennisIowa, Gallaudet, Council Bluffs, WGDX
1981*JanczakChesterMilwaukeeX
1981*ShirleyOscarConnecticutX
1981*HopkinsRobertCAAD president & AAAD chairpersonX
1982*CosgroveDennisWashington, GallaudetX
1982*TeareFay T.NebraskaX
1982*NelsonArthurAAAD PresidentX
1983DorrellMikeWPSD, Gallaudet, DCCD, WGDX
1983HeckHilaryMilwaukeeX
1983*SladekFrankArizonaX
1984MacFaddenJamesHollywood HS, Gallaudet, DCCD, WGDX
1984*SmithJess M.Indiana, TenneesseeX
1984FinklesteinNormanAAAD Vice President and EAAD PresidentX
1985SchwallWilliamSt. Mary's, Milwaukee, Chicago, WGDX
1985Amati, Sr.QuentinSt Mary's, GTAC, Union LeagueX
1985*NuttHoustonU of Kentucky, Oklahoma, A&M, Little Rock, WGDX
1985*CrinoAnthonyWPSD, Youngstown, PittsburghX
1985*CohenSamuelLexington, Union League, Hebrew PelicansX
1985*SkinnerLillianFirst Women officerX
1986JohnsonRonald G.Minnesota, Minnepaul, WGDX
1986LyonsDonaldCSD, UNLV, Oakland, Hollywood, WGDX
1986*MaucereBennieLos Angeles, HollywoodX
1987FuechtmannRalphMinnesota, Minnepaul, WGDX
1987*O'DonnellRobertSF State University, Oakland, WGDX
1987BrownAlexanderClarkeX
1987*TuttleMarvin O.North CarolinaX
1987BuellEdward AAAD Chair & leaderX
1988CouthenAlbertConnecticut, Gallaudet, WGDX
1988HendrixGaryWashington, Gallaudet, LACD, Oakland, WGDX
1988MontezLeeTexas, HoustonX
1988*PordumDanBuffalo, Union League, Staten IslandX
1988*CurtisG. LeonAAAD PresidentX
1989KaesslerPaulClarke, New York, Gallaudet, Union League WestchesterX
1989*SpearsWayne "Billy"Ok, Burbank, LA, Ephpheta, LACDX
1989*SimpsonWilliamWGD ChairX
1990AntalJackWPSD, Pittsburg, LA, Ephpheta, Union League, WGDX
1990*MortensenLyleAAAD PresidentX
1991*GrantLeon OrlientNorth Carolina, LA, Carolinas, WGDX
1991*NuttFayFordyce, Little Rock, WGDX
1991AndersonGlennMotor City, Union League, Gallaudet, Pelicans, WGDX
1991ZulaufColeEAAD President & AAAD Publicity DirectorX
1992*FineDannyPelicans, GTAC, Union League, WGDX
1992LoganJaniceOregonX
1992WildingGeorgeNWAAD President & AAAD Vice PresidentX
1992*GallowayVictorAAAD PresidentX
1993*BelskyMartinAAAD PresidentX
1993*WhiteJohn F. "Jack"AAAD Chair & leaderX
1994*RenshawJamesLACD, OaklandX
1994MorrisonScottLincoln, CCD (Chicago)X
1994*DavidsonWilliam C.FAAD President & leaderX
1995BrownLonFAAD President & leaderX
1995CarricoJoseph F.AAAD Chair & MAAD presidentX
1997HealyCraigEast Bay (Oakland)X
1997BullinerJohn F.Basketball OfficialX
1998KirkGuy T.Basketball OfficialX
1998*RayMaxAAAD Vice President & SEAAD VPX
1999*PlattDennis R. NWAAD President & AAAD Vice PresidentX
2000RubianoAlexanderMilwaukee & ChicagoX
2000*CarrE. GeneAAAD Chair, SWAAD PresidentX
2001DuveGeneBasketball OfficialX
2001PedersenMelvinEast Bay (Oakland)X
2005*BlehmSteveWest Virginia, GallaudetX
2008BrownCraigNorth Carolina, CCAD, WGDX
2008AshfordMichaelDelevan, Lincoln, CCD (Chicago), WGDX
2008MattsonRonaldCCD (Chicago)X
2009Dike-JohnsonJodeeEast Bay (Oakland), WGDX
2010*FleischerLawrence R.AAAD PresidentX
2015Hamblin-LorenzPaulaArizona, Chicago, Little Rock, WGDX
2015HydeBarbaraUniv. of Arizona, Arizona, East Bay, WGDX
2015HuserAmandaMinnepaul X
2015JohnsonRonaldMinnepaul, WGDX
2015*JohnsonRondaGallaudet, Minnepaul, WGDX
2015MillerRonda JoGallaudet, Minnepaul, WGD, WNBAX
2015PlattShirleyAAAD Secretary, First Female CommissionerX
2015WetzelMarshaDivision 1 OfficialX
2015WummerSaraPhiladelphia (SAC)X
2018*AndersonHubertCCAD, DC Diplomats, Carolinas X
2018*EmersonRonaldCapital City (DC), Houston X
2018StultzMichaelColumbia (MO) MWAD, Lincoln, Arizona, WGDX
2018WoodsDarnellCCAD, MWAD, Maryland Stars, NoVa, Austin Toros, WGDX
2019FullerBennieX
2019SmithKevinX
2019BirrenkottJanelX
2019GreenstoneMyronLeaderX
2019DenneyCarlCoachX
2019FaberSarahX
2019StringfellowShawnX
2019MillerChrisBasketball OfficialX
2019BippusBrianX
2019MosleyMauriceX
2019TorresMichael "Doc"X
2019JonesAnthonyX