The Dansville Central School District held its annual Athletic Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Friday, January 10th.
This year’s inductees included:
Val Fadziewicz (Coach), better known as “Fadz,” was a long-time coach of Mustang runners. Coach Fadziewicz ended his coaching career with the following accomplishments: Girls Cross Country: 193 wins, 38 losses, 2 Sectional titles, and 3 League championships; Boys Cross Country: 159 wins, 72 losses, 1 Sectional title, and 1 League championship; Indoor Track: 1 Sectional championship; Outdoor Track: 175 wins, 32 losses, 1 Sectional title, and 6 League championships.
Aaron Morrow, graduating class of 1992. Aaron was an all-star athlete at Dansville. In football, Aaron was selected 1st Team All-Greater
Rochester, 2nd Team All-State and an All-County All-Star. Aaron set records for most yards receiving in a season and is 2nd all-time for most
receptions in a season. Aaron was a part of the 1990 and 1991 Livingston County Division I football championship teams, as well as the 1991 Section V football championship team. In basketball, Aaron was selected as an All-County All-Star.
Phyllis & Larry Greene –For 21 years the dynamic duo of Phyllis & Larry Greene taught life lessons and modeled the characteristics of
perseverance, determination, competitiveness and forgiveness. Phyllis & Larry played a transformative role in the lives of many young women and helped them grow into fine adults.
As coaches, they were fierce advocates for the sport of cheerleading. Under their leadership the Mustang Cheerleaders won countless invitationals, 12 League championships, 5 Sectional championships, 1 NYS championship and 1 National championship.
In their final year of coaching together, Phyllis & Larry, were recognized as the 2018-2019 Section V – Coaches-of-the-Year. Altogether, the duo were awarded 8 Coaches of the Year.
The Dansville Athletic Wall of Fame currently consists of 62 members.
Information to nominate an individual can be found at: https://www.dansvillecsd.org/Page/2543
A “Moment of Silence” was held at the beginning of the Athletic Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony for long-time Dansville Mustang, Gary “Lark” Lemen. “Lark unfortunately passed away this past December. His legacy as a true Dansville Mustang will live on forever. Lark was a 1965 Dansville Graduate and worked for Dansville Central Schools as a custodian for 40 years. He was the first member inducted into the Dansville Athletic Wall of Fame in 2000.
Chairmen of the Athletic Wall of Fame Committee, Dave Moodie stated, “Dansville Athletics has a proud tradition of talented athletes and coaches who were fierce competitors that achieved championship level accomplishments. The members of this year’s induction class, exemplify the standard of excellence that is required to become a Mustang Wall of Fame Member.
Inductees from left to right: Aaron Morrow and Larry Greene