University School of Milwaukee is proud to recognize decades of outstanding athletic tradition by inducting former Milwaukee Country Day School (MCDS), Milwaukee Downer Seminary (MDS), Milwaukee University School (MUS), and University School of Milwaukee (USM) student athletes, coaches, teams, and distinguished athletic program contributors to its Athletic Hall of Fame. The Athletic Hall of Fame was established to forever commemorate a long legacy of exceptional performance and contribution by former USM and predecessor school athletes, coaches, teams, and distinguished contributors, and to recognize the important role of athletics within the culture of the school.

Athletic Hall of Fame

2022 Induction Ceremony

USM welcomed its third class of inductees into the Hall of Fame during an induction ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. Watch the entire induction video, or view the individual inductee videos below.

Congratulations to all members of the Athletic Hall of Fame on their incredible contributions to athletics and USM!

Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

Athletic Hall of Fame Nominations


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Hall of Fame Committee

Steve Becker MCDS'64
Colin Fritz '09
Jenny Gruesser Jansen '84
Jaime Erickson McGaver '99
Tom "Butch" Richardson
John "J.S." Stephens
Jay Wigdale '78
Mike Williams '70

USM Staff

Sue Baker, physical education teacher and volleyball coach
Ivan Guzman, assistant director of athletics
Vanessa Nerbun, executive assistant to the head of school
Will Piper '96, assistant director of alumni relations and annual giving
Tim Williams, director of athletics