Redwood High School


The Redwood Athletic Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for
2015 inductees.

2014 Redwood Athletic Hall of Fame...

Leslie Airola Murveit '73 was the #1 tennis player for 3 years. She led her team to two undefeated MCAL championship seasons. She was also a member of the MCAL championship volleyball (69-70) team and #1 badminton player on the MCAL championship badminton team (71-72). She went on to be #1 varsity player at the University of California at Berkeley, won several Pac 8 championships, and  was appointed to the Women’s “C” Society winning the “All Cal Award”.

Crissy Cerkel Peluso '85 was a member of the varsity track team for four years, varsity basketball team for 3 years, and volleyball team for two years. On the court, she was selected first team all league(84),second team (85), and honorable mention all Bay area for basketball and first team all league for volleyball(85). On the track and field team she set school  records in the long jump, triple jump, and 300 meter hurdles. She won eight events at the MCAL track and field championships, seven events at NCS championships, one event at the MOC, and qualified for three events at state championships. After graduating, she was a member four year member of the University of California at Berkeley track and field team.

Ryan Myers '92 was a 4 year member of the varsity swimming team, a  MCAL individual and relay champion, a six time NCS finalist, and All American in swimming in 1992 (50, 100 and 200 Freestyle). He held numerous school (one is still standing today), MCAL, MCAL championship league records, and a national record. He also participated in numerous national championships. Ryan was a four year starter on the varsity water polo team. He led the team in scoring and was team captain his senior year. Ryan earned all league honors in 1990 2nd team and 1991 Honorable Mention. He received the E.E. Boyden award in 1992. After graduating, Ryan was letterman on the University of California at Berkeley swimming team.

Cory Shakarian '90 lettered three times in each of the three sports he played, and was all-MCAL in football (1988, ‘89), basketball ('90) and baseball ('88, '89, '90), as well as being team captain and team MVP in each sport in his senior year. In 1990 he was also named the Marn Athletic League's male outstanding student athlete from Redwood. He is member of the Marin County Athletic Hall of Fame. After graduating he played baseball for one year at COM and two years at Michigan.

Doug Basham, Coach Track and Cross country, was head varsity track and field and cross-country coach from 1966 until 1992 and 2003-2005. He coached the Libyan and Philippine Olympic track teams, and was head coach of the track and field and cross-country teams at the University of Idaho During his tenure at Redwood, his cross-country teams won to 34 MCAL championships and 4 NCS championships including national rankings in 1973(#3) and 1975(#2). In track and field, the teams he coached won 18 MCAL championships and 2 NCS championships. He has continued to coach in his retirement and is still often seen on the track which was named after him. Doug is a member of the MCAHOF.

Lynn and Henry Moody, Special Recognition. The Moody's have had a long commitment to Redwood and the Community, and were parents of two Redwood grads. They were the volunteer force and "stick-to-itiveness" behind the eight year saga resulting in the community fields. Their vision and skills created the team that developed these fields. Henry was the fund raiser and Lynn was the facilitator with Redwood coaching staff and the many community people and businesses.

2013 Redwood Athletic Hall of Fame...
Russel Smith
     Russ Smith              Scott Munn           Jerry Piro            Peter Woodring

Russell Smith ‘66 played on Redwood's first league championship teams in basketball (starting guard, leading scorer and 1st team all league senior year) and baseball (1st team all-league outfielder junior and senior years). In 1966 he was one of KTIM's outstanding athletes. At COM he played 2 years of basketball, all conference in 1968, 1 year of baseball and 1 year of golf and then 2 years of basketball at UC Davis, graduating with a degree in civil engineering.

Scott Munn ’88 was a member of the 1987 Varsity 4’s national championship rowing team, 1988 Varsity 8’s national championship rowing team, third in the Junior World varsity 8’s rowing team, and won numerous races against the premier high school rowing teams. After high school he placed fourth in 1992 Olympic 8’s team, Pac 10 champion in varsity 8’s at Washington, and World champion in 1995.

Jerry Piro ‘70 was first team all league for two years in basket ball, league MVP, and 3rd team all NorCal. He was also first team all league in baseball. At Santa Clara University he played four years of basketball and was two-time team captain. After college he played professionally in Europe, head basketball coach at Marin Catholic, Branson and most recently Redwood. He is a 1993 inductee in to the Marin County Athletic Hall of Fame.

Peter Woodring ‘86 was a four-year varsity soccer player, two time first team all league team captain, league MVP and All NorCal in 1984 and 1985. At Cal, Peter was a four year varsity member, team captain three years, team MVP and All far West. He played in Germany with the first and third divisions, on the US National team, the Danish Premier League and finally with the New England Revolution in the MSL.

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Stanlee J. Buchanan - Teacher/Coach 1965-95
Mike Hoffman '61
John Boro '70
Steve McGee '72
Jim Hanretty - Special Recognition


Rick Weil '60
Butch Brear '61
Kevin Wilson '67
Ken Johnson '68
Dick Hart-  
Basketball Coach


Pete Carroll ('69)
Jim Peters ('69)
Mike Connor ('73)
Darrell Elder ('74)
Buddy Biancalana ('78)
Rod Berry ('78)
Caren Choppelas Horstmeyer ('80)
Ken Flax ('81)
Laura Starrett Schmitt ('82)
Chad Kreuter ('82)
Patty Gibian Monge ('84)
Kristen McKnight Moore ('94)
Bob Troppmann
Al Endriss
Special Contribution
Phil Roark
Don Kreps

Updated 6.26.2014