AHMAD RASHAD – Football
Recognized for his distinguished football career both as a player and coach, he excelled as a high school star in Spokane, as a collegian at WSU and a professional with the LA Rams. His coaching career included a Grey Cup title with Hamilton in the CFL plus head coaching roles with Calgary in the CFL and the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFL.
Bob Schloredt — Football
Bob Schloredt is one of the University of Washington’s all-time great quarterbacks. He led the Huskies to back-to-back Rose Bowl victories in 1960 and 1961. Twice he won All-America honors and he was two-time Rose Bowl MVP. In addition to numerous athletic honors, Schloredt is a member of the National Football Hall of Fame, the UW Athletic Hall of Fame and the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame.
PHIL & STEVE MAHRE – Skiing
During their acclaimed World Cup skiing careers, Phil and Steve traveled the world, earning recognition as two of the best skiers in the history of the sport. Together winning 36 World Cup events, Three World Championship medals, three Olympic medals, three Overall World Cup titles, and numerous other honors and awards. During that time they never lost sight of their roots. They both continue to call the Yakima Valley home and spend time there with family and friends.
After retiring from International skiing competition in the spring of 1984, they have continued to work in the ski industry, forming the Mahre Training Center, a ski clinic held exclusively at Deer Valley Resort in Utah, where people of all skiing ability can learn from two of the best skiers in the world. They continue to work in promotional and developmental positions with ski industry suppliers, while also pursuing other interests. Although this kept them busy, their competitive desires were beckoning once again. With renewed enthusiasm they joined the US Pro Skiing Tour during the winter months and pursued their new found passion of motorsports in the summer.
Although they no longer compete at the International level, winter months are spent in skiing circles, mentoring young ski racers, teaching their camps, or competing in made for TV events such as the Legends of Skiing at Vail, Colorado. These events feature Olympic and World Cup skiing greats from the past and present. Once a racer always a racer!!!
Their number one priority, spending time with their children and grand children keeps them busy as they pursue their dreams.