Sanford Health Hy-Vee
Carson Wentz
Lt Col Dan Rooney
CEO of Folds of Honor
Chad Greenway
NFL - Minnesota Vikings
Matt Cullen
Gigi Marvin
NWHL - Boston Pride/ USA Olympic Team
Courtney Thompson
2 Time Olympic Medalist in Volleyball
Chad Greenway
Chad Greenway
NFL - Minnesota Vikings
  • Originally from Mount Vernon, SD
  • Three-time South Dakota All-State while at Mount Vernon High School
  • Was named the Gatorade Football Player of the Year as a senior in 2001
  • Attended and played football for the University Iowa from 2002-2005
  • Drafted in the first round as the 17th Overall pick by the Minnesota Vikings in 2006
  • In 2010 was the combined tackles leader for the NFC
  • Voted Second-team All-Pro in 2012
  • Two-Time NFL Pro Bowler (2012, 2013)
  • Was named “Whizzer” White NFL Man of the Year in 2015
Butch Lumpkin
Golfer/Tennis Player
  • Originally from Atlanta, Georgia
  • Earned a scholarship to play soccer and tennis at Mercer University
  • Exceled as an athlete in seven different sports
  • Can Hit a Golf Ball 280 yards is able to tee the ball up with his feet
  • Won the USPTA President’s Award for his outstanding contributions to tennis
  • Won the Independent Tennis Pro of the Year for Georgia
  • Played in the BMW Golf event in South Carolina and was featured on the Golf Channel
Ben Nguyen
Integrated MMA
  • From Sioux Falls, SD and attended Washington High School
  • Decided to pursue Taekwondo during middle school and MMA progressed after that
  • Began his mixed martial arts career while working as a computer technician during the day
  • Debuted professionally in the MMA in 2006
  • Trains in Brisbane, Australia
  • Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
  • Green Belt in Judo
  • 3rd degree Black Belt in Taekwondo
  • Nitro Bantamweight Champion
  • K-Oz Bantamweight Champion
  • Number one Bantamweight in Australia in 2015
Gigi Marvin
NWHL - Boston Pride/ USA Olympic Team
  • Originally from Warroad, Minnesota and attended Warroad High School
  • Let’s Play Hockey Ms. Hockey Award in 2005
  • Finished her high school career ranking 5th in Minnesota state career scoring
  • Attended and played for the Minnesota Gophers and was a two-time top-10 finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award (2008, 2009)
  • Has participated in the World Championship 7 different years, receiving 5 gold and 2 silver medals
  • Gigi is a three-time Olympian, 2010, 2014, 2018. Team USA won Silver Medals in 2010 and 2014 and a Gold Medal in 2018, all against Canada
  • Awarded with the 2016 NWHL Defensive Player of the Year Award
Kyle Rudolph
NFL - Minnesota Vikings
  • Originally from Cincinnati, OH
  • Attended Elder High School in Cincinnati where he was named first-team All American by USA Today as a senior in 2007
  • Was invited to play in the 2008 U.S. Army All-American Bowl after his senior season of high school
  • Also played basketball in high school and is the school’s the second leading scorer and holds the record for most career rebounds
  • Attended and played football for the University of Notre Dame
  • Was the first freshman to ever start a season opener for Notre Dame as a tight end
  • Drafted by the Minnesota Vikings 43rd overall pick in 2011
  • Selected for the 2011 NFL All-Rookie Team
  • Selected for the Pro Bowl his second season in the NFL (2012)
  • Named MVP of his first Pro Bowl in 2012 and attended a second Pro Bowl in 2017
Johnny Bench
  • Originally from Binger, Oklahoma
  • Played baseball and basketball and was the Valedictorian of Binger-Oney High School
  • Drafted in the 2nd Round of the 1965 MLB draft by the Cincinnati Reds
  • At age 20, he was the NL Rookie of the Year, 1st time the award was won by a catcher
  • Won the NL Golf Glove Award for Catchers in 1968
  • During the 1960’s, he served in the United States Army Reserve (478th Engineer Battalion). This unit included several of his teammates…notably…Pete Rose
  • 14-Time All-Star
  • Two-Time World Series Champion (Big Red Machine) – 1975, 1976
  • Two-Time National League MVP
  • Ten-Time Gold Glove Award Winner at Catcher
  • Cincinnati Retired his #5 in 1984
  • Inducted into the MLB Baseball Hall of Fame in 1989
  • A member of the All-Century Team
  • Colleges best Catcher receives the Johnny Bench Award
  • Arguably the Greatest Catcher of All Time
Bill Walton
NBA - Boston Celtics/Portland Trailblazers
  • Originally from La Mesa, CA and attended Helix High School
  • At age 17 was chosen to play for the United States Men’s National Basketball Team at the 1970 FIBA World Championship
  • Attended and played basketball for UCLA
  • Won 2 NCAA National Championships with UCLA (1972, 1973)
  • Recipient of the James E. Sullivan Award in 1973 for being the top amateur athlete in the US
  • Awarded the USBWA College Player of the Year and the Naismith College Player of the Year for three consecutive years while playing at UCLA
  • Drafted number one overall by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 1974 NBA Draft
  • Won 2 NBA Championships with the Trail Blazers (1977) and the Celtics (1986)
  • Only player to have ever won an NBA Finals MVP, Sixth Man Award, and Regular Season MVP
  • Both UCLA and the Portland Trail Blazers retired his #32
  • Inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame and the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame in 1993
  • Selected for the NBA’s 50th Anniversary All-Time Team
Kent Hrbek
MLB - Minnesota Twins
  • Originally from Bloomington, Minnesota where he attended Kennedy High School
  • Drafted in 1978 by the Minnesota Twins in the 17th round
  • Selected for the All-Star game in 1982
  • Two time World Series Champion (1987,1991)
  • Was one of only 7 Twins players that was a part of the 1987 and 1991 World Series Teams
  • Kent’s #14 was retired by the Twins in 1995
  • Inducted into the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame in 2000
  • Played 14 seasons in MLB
Tim Laudner
MLB - Minnesota Twins
  • Originally from Brooklyn Park, MN and attended Park Center Senior High School
  • Was offered a pro baseball offer by the Cincinnati Reds and a football scholarship to the University of Minnesota directly out of high school
  • Attended the University of Missouri and played baseball
  • Earned All-Big 8 honors his junior season at Missouri
  • Was drafted by the Twins in the 3rd round in 1979
  • Played nine seasons with the Twins
  • World Series Champion in 1987 with the Twins
  • Named to the American League All-Star team in 1988
Tony Sanneh
USA and MLS Soccer Player

From Saint Paul, Minnesota, Tony Sanneh graduated from the Saint Paul Academy and Summit School where he was a two-time All-State team recipient. He played his college career at University of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and became the all-time scoring leader with 53 goals and 32 assists.

His professional career began in 1994, one year out of college, with the USISL’s Milwaukee Rampage. He scored 14 goals and tallied 14 assists in his first year. He went on to play for a variety of teams in the MLS, including D.C. United, where he scored two goals in the first two MLS Cups, leading the United to consecutive MLS titles.
Tony became an important part of the USA national team in the 2002 FIFA World Cup. He played every minute of every game in the tournament and made a crucial assist to Danny McBride in the USA’s first game of the tournament leading to a 3-2 upset over Portugal.

He retired after the 2009 MLS season and now runs his own soccer camps in the Midwest and U.S. Virgin Islands. In 2013 Tony organized a match between a Minnesota Thunder Legends team and the Stegman’s Old Boys of Minneapolis for sponsorship with the Free Beer Movement to raise money for his Sanneh Foundation.

  • United States National Team member from 1997-2005
  • CONCACAF Gold Cup winner
  • All-time scoring leader at University of Milwaukee Wisconsin
  • 43 National Game Caps
  • Currently lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ryan Bader
Bellator – MMA/UFC
  • Originally from Reno, Nevada
  • Attended Robert McQueen High School and won two wrestling state championships and ranked fourth in the country
  • Attended and wrestled for Arizona State University
  • Three-time Pac-10 champion (2003, 2004, 2006)
  • Two-time All American (2004, 2006)
  • Won the Ultimate Fighter Light Heavy Weight during season 8
  • Top 5 Light Heavyweight contender with UFC
  • Tied for the 2nd most wins in UFC Light-Heavyweight history
  • First fighter in Bellator history to hold belts in two divisions simultaneously
  • Holds a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
  • Bellator Light Heavyweight World Champion and Bellator Heavyweight World Champion
Adam Thielen
NFL - Minnesota Vikings
Andy North
Ben Nguyen
CJ Hamm
NFL - Minnesota Vikings
Jocelyne Lamoureax
Johnny Bench
Kirk Hinrich
Logan Storley
Robert “The Chief” Parish
Courtney Thompson
Chad Greenway
Minnesota Vikings
Rebecca Lobo
Jose Canseco
Mike Miller
Keyshawn Johnson
Marty McSorley
Kris Tschetter
Tim Laudner
Minnesota Twins
Bobby Knight
Mike Modano
Alan Page
Minnesota Vikings
Kent “Herbie” Hrbek
Minnesota Twins
Chad Greenway
Minnesota Vikings
Mike Miller
Michael Irvin
Wide Receiver - Dallas Cowboys
Ralph Sampson
Houston Rockets
Mike Miller
Guard - Cleveland Cavaliers
Tim Laudner
Minnesota Twins
Neal Broten
Kent Hrbek
Minnesota Twins
Chad Greenway
Linebacker - Minnesota Vikings
Mike Miller
Guard - Memphis Grizzlies
Terrell Davis
Running Back - Denver Broncos
Dave Winfield
Christian Laettner
Forward - Duke Blue Devils / NBA
Bret Saberhagen
Pitcher - Kansas City Royals
Joe Theismann
Quarterback - Washington Redskins
Ryan “Darth” Bader
Ultimate Fighter - Professional Mixed Martial Arts
Chad Greenway
Linebacker - Minnesota Vikings
Michael Cooper
Guard - LA Lakers
Hunter Kemper
Olympic Triathlete
Prince Amukamara
Cornerback - New York Giants
Ryan Bader
MMA Fighter - UFC
Thurman Thomas
Running Back - Buffalo Bills
Ashley Hardee
Head Volleyball Coach - University of North Dakota
Jack Morris
Starting Pitcher - Minnesota Twins/Detroit Tigers/ Toronto Blue Jays
Chad Greenway
Linebacker - Minnesota Vikings
Clyde Drexler
Shooting Guard - Portland Trailblazers/Houston Rockets
Demaryius Thomas
Wide Receiver - Denver Broncos
George “The Iceman” Gervin
Shooting Guard - Various Teams
Ben Leber
Linebacker - Minnesota Vikings
Mike Schmidt
Third Baseman - Philadelphia Phillies
Christy Johnson-Lynch
Head Volleyball - Coach Iowa State
Anthony Robles
Three Time All-American Wrestler - Arizona State
Percy Harvin
Wide Receiver - Minnesota Vikings
Andre Dawson
Outfield - Chicago Cubs
Ryan Bader
Wrestling / UFC
Butch Lumpkin
Tony Dorsett
Running Back - Dallas Cowboys
Jared Reiner
Fran Fraschilla
Basketball Coach
Dusty Coleman
Dwyane Bowe
Wide Receiver - Kansas City Chiefs
Steve Lavin
Jimmy Powell
Jarrod Shoemaker
Chuck Foreman
Steve Garvey
Joe Krabbenhoft
Ryan Bader
Brad Johnson
Mike Miller
Chad Greenway
Eddie Royal
Jim Morris
Chad Greenway
Mike Miller
Roger Craig
JoJo White
Tim Raines
Ben Leber
Domoninque Foxworth
Peggy Kirby
Eric Wynalda
Mike Miller
John Thomas
Fergie Jenkins
Roy Firestone
Kris Tschetter
Vic Braden
Chad Greenway
David Thompson
Eric Piatkowski
Mike Tirico
Lincoln McIlravy
Frank Viola
Chad Greenway
Mike Miller
Kris Tschetter
Isaac Bruce
Champ Bailey
Wally Armstrong
Rocky Bleier
Michael Bennet
Isaac Bruce
Rollie Fingers
Mike Miller
David Wheaton
Harmon Killebrew
Kathy Whitworth
Dante Hall
Cheryl Miller
Michael Bennett
Chris Hovan
Dennis Green
Goose Gossage
Kevin Kaesviharn
Clinton Portis
Michael Bennett
Spud Webb
Roy Firestone
Michael Bennett
Rick Berry
Gayle Sayers
Marcus Allen
Kyle Vanden Bosch
Gary Anderson
James Lofton
John Havlicek
Warren Moon
Pete Rose
Brian Hansen
Eric Dickerson
Joe Morgan
Bill Walton
John Randle
Adam Vinatieri
Bryan Schwartz
Bob Gibson
Marcus Allen
Donn Clendenon
Corbin Lacina
Brian Hansen
Walter Payton
Bryan Schwartz
Brian Hansen