List of Cal Poly Pomona People - Alumni - Athletics


Alumni Notability Relationship to Cal Poly Pomona Citation
Dan Beebe Former commissioner of the Ohio Valley Conference from 1989–2003 and Big 12 Conference from 2007-2011. Student athlete
Jonathan Bornstein American professional footballer who plays as a left midfielder/defender for the United States men's national soccer team and Chivas USA in the MLS. Student athlete
Chi Cheng Olympic Bronze medalist, World Record setter and Taiwan political leader, considered by many as the top female Asian athlete of the 20th century. Student athlete (B.A. Kinesiology 1971)
Glenn Davis Davis, nicknamed "Mr. Outside", won the Maxwell Award in 1944 and the Heisman Trophy in 1946. He was also among the runners up in 1944 and 1945. Davis also was named the Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year in 1946. Student athlete
Fred Ford American football halfback for the Buffalo Bills and Los Angeles Chargers of the American Football League. Student athlete
Roman Gabriel Former NFL starting Quarterback for the Los Angeles Rams and Philadelphia Eagles. Served as coach of the football team during its last years. Football coach
Don Nomura Baseaball agent dealing primarily with Japanese baseball players such as Hideo Nomo. Student Athlete
Violet Palmer First female referee in U.S. professional sports, current NBA referee and member of 1985 and 1986 NCAA championship teams. Student athlete
Mark Peel (chef) He's a James Beard Foundation Award-nominated chef and founder of the La Brea Bakery. Student
Kim Rhode Medalist in five separate Olympic Games, including three Gold medals, for double trap shooting. Student athlete
Everett Sharp American football offensive tackle in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins. Student athlete
Al Smith American football linebacker for the Houston Oilers in the National Football League. Student athlete
Art Williams Former professional basketball player who won an NBA Championship with the Boston Celtics in 1974. Student athlete
Walter Ray Williams Jr. Professional ten-pin bowler who holds the all-time PBA titles record with 47; seven-time PBA Player of the Year; also a six-time world horseshoe pitching champion. He has won an ESPY Award on six occasions. Student (B.S. Physics 1984)
Jim Zorn NFL player; NFLPA's NFC Offensive Rookie of the Year (1976); starting quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks during their first seven seasons (1976–1983); head coach of the Washington Redskins in the National Football League (2008–2010). Student athlete
Dave Mirra X Games multiple medalist, World Record setter, considered by many as the top BMX rider of the 20th century. Student athlete (1995)

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