Joe Walton – Football, 2006 Inductee

  • Enjoyed a 60-year football career; playing, scouting and coaching
  • Two-time All-American at the University of Pittsburgh and played eight years in the NFL with the Redskins and Giants. Following an injury, he scouted four seasons for the Giants
  • Coached professional and college football for 43 seasons; assistant coach with the Giants, Redskins, Jets and Steelers. Was Head Coach with the Jets for seven seasons, making the playoffs twice
  • The Founder and Head Coach of the Robert Morris College football program for 20 seasons; winning six Northeast Conference Titles and two Division 1-AA Championships

Wil Robinson – Basketball, 2004 Chapter Inductee

  •  Will was a high school All-American leading Laurel Highland to the 1968 State Championship
  • In 1972 he had the highest scoring average (29.4) in West Virginia University history breaking the record held by Jerry West
  • He scored 1,850 points at WVU; trailing Jerry West – 2,309, Hot Rod Huntley – 2,180 and Da’ Sean Butler – 2,095
  • He holds the West Virginia Coliseum record for points in a game by a Mountaineer Player – 45 against Penn State in 1971

Arthur J Rooney Jr. – Football Scout, 2010 Chapter Inductee

  • Arthur J. Rooney, Jr is the second son of Pittsburgh Steeler Founder, Arthur J. Rooney Sr. He played football and graduated from North Catholic High School and St. Vincent College
  • He began his employment with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1961 and from 1966 – 1987. He oversaw the Steeler’s Scouting Department
  • During that time the Steelers won four Super Bowls and was the NFL 1970’s – “Team of the Decade”
  • Nine players drafted by Art during that time period became Pro Football Hall of Famers

Gerald “Jerry” Conboy – Coach Basketball, 1989 Chapter Inductee

  • Won over 700 games as a high school and college coach
  • 303 wins at South Hills Catholic; four Catholic League Titles, Two state Titles and four Coach- of- the Year Awards
  • 304 wins at Point Park College; 14 consecutive NAIA District 18 playoffs and two NAIA National appearances
  • Ended his career as a high school coach winning 196 games; two section titles, a WPIAL Championship and one state semi-final appearance