Rick "Doc" Walker, a veteran of nine NFL seasons, distinguished himself on the football field with his blocking and timely pass catching. Doc was a starting tight end for Coach Joe Gibbs’ 1982 World Champion Washington Redskins. He developed the concept of the Skins “Fun Bunch” and was an original member of the famed offensive linemen known as the “HOGS.” Playing for coach Dick Vermeil’s UCLA Bruins, Rick received Lineman of the Year honors in 1977 and became a Rose Bowl Champion. Also that year, the Associated Press (AP) honored Rick as an All American.
As a broadcaster, Rick has been a college football television analyst for ESPN, The Big East Network, and The ACC, as well as a color analyst for the NFL on CBS-Westwood One Radio. Currently, Rick is the sideline reporter for the Washington Redskins. He also co-hosts “ Inside the Locker Room” on ESPN 980 (Washington D.C.) He is also the host of Doc Walker’s ProView on MASN.
Selling Power Magazine chose Rick “Doc” Walker as one of the region’s top motivational speakers. Rick is currently President of ABC Technical Solutions Inc. in Washington D.C. As an event chairman he has helped support Providence Health Foundation, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the Alzheimer’s Association and the Arthritis Foundation.
Mike O'Connor is a former MLB pitcher with Washington Nationals (2006 & 2008) and New York Mets (2011). Mike spent parts of three seasons in the MLB as both a starting and relief pitcher. Mike played professionally from 2002-2013 with the Montreal Expos, Washington Nationals, San Diego Padres, Kansas City Royals, New York Mets, New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins organizations. He was drafted by the Montreal Expos in the seventh round in the 2002 MLB draft after graduating from the George Washington University. During his time at GW he was named All-Conference and helped guide the team to the 2002 A-10 Championship as the closer. Mike is one of three players from the George Washington University to reach the MLB. Mike grew up in Ellicott City, MD and graduated from Mt. St Joseph High School in Baltimore, MD.
Mike works with BB&T Insurance Services in Columbia, MD and helps provide businesses solutions to mitigate their risk. Mike has stayed involved with baseball by coaching and providing pitching instruction to youth baseball players.
Brian Kowitz is a former professional baseball player for the Atlanta Braves, Detroit Tigers, and the Toronto Blue Jays. During his tenure with the Braves, Mr. Kowitz was part of the 1995 team the won the World Series. Mr. Kowitz was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 9th round of the 1990 amateur draft following a successful collegiate career at Clemson University where he was twice named All ACC and earned the ACC Player of the Year in 1990. To date, Mr. Kowitz is 1 of 45 players in Clemson history to reach the Major Leagues and 1 of 12 Clemson Baseball Players to win the ACC Player of the Year award. Currently, Mr. Kowitz works in as an Insurance Planner for the Heller Kowitz Insurance Advisors. Mr. Kowitz is a licensed life and health and property and casualty insurance agent and practices in the Lutherville, Maryland office at Greenspring Station. Mr. Kowitz advises clients on all lines of insurance from Life, Disability, and Long Term Care to Property and Casualty.
Tiffany Faucette has eleven years of worldwide professional golf experience competing on the Ladies European Tour, the Duramed Futures Tour, the Asian Tour, and some events on the LPGA Tour. She competed in two majors on the LPGA Tour: The 2004 US Women's Open and the 2006 McDonald's Championship. Her professional experience was preceded by an impressive amateur career in which she was the number one ranked amateur in the Titleist/Golfweek Rankings in 1997.
Faucette was born in Daytona Beach, FL and played her college golf at Florida State University where she was captain her last two seasons. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing.
Tiffany currently is the Golf Academy Director at 1757 Golf Club in Dulles, VA, where she is regarded as one of the premier instructors in Virginia.
John Fitzgerald Booty
John Fitzgerald Booty played as a defensive back for eight years with five NFL teams, including the New York Jets, Philadelphia Eagles, Phoenix Cardinals, New York Giants, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Before playing in the NFL, John played football at Texas Christian University. Throughout his eight-year career, John played in 102 games with 37 starts. Since retiring, John has started and sold his own businesses, works as an NFL Analyst, is a guest motivational speaker and a community activist. He is an Honorary Member of the Washington Redskins Alumni Association and the recipient of the 2012 Sports and Fitness Industry Lifetime Achievement Award. He currently works with Gridiron Legacy and is a Partner with Hall of Fame Reporting.
Originally hailing from St. Louis, Missouri, Derrick Frost attended the University of Northern Iowa where he earned a bachelors degree in Business Economics. Upon graduating, he deferred his career in the financial services business to play in the National Football League. For six seasons, Mr. Frost played for the Cleveland Browns, Washington Redskins, and Green Bay Packers.
After retiring from the NFL in 2009, Mr. Frost launched his career in the financial services business with Fulcrum Securities, an independent broker/dealer. A year and a half later, Mr. Frost switched firms to Wells Fargo Advisors and worked as a Financial Advisor for their Private Client Group. In April 2013, Mr. Frost officially launched his own Registered Investment Advisory Firm, ProFusion Financial.
Derrick is a Former Players Board Member for the NFLPA, representing protecting the needs of former NFL players. He is also a motivational speaker and board member for the Michael Walton Foundation, an organization that develops intercity youths into influential leaders within their community.
Vincent Fuller is currently a second year law student at Fordham University School of Law, where he is concentrating in in the areas of Corporate and Intellectual Property Law. Prior to arriving at Fordham Law School, Vincent spent five-months as a Congressional Fellow in the office of Congressman Danny K. Davis, who serves the constituents of Illinois’ 7th district. In September of 2013, Vincent began a 6-month internship at the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) working in the Former Players Services department helping current and former NFL players better transition through the many stages professional athletes encounter. Before working with the NFLPA, Vincent played seven NFL seasons as a defensive back, spending six seasons with the Tennessee Titans and one with the Detroit Lions. Vincent is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and graduate of Virginia Tech, with two undergraduate degrees in Business Information Technology and Marketing Management. Vincent’s three younger brothers, Corey Fuller (2012), Kyle Fuller (2014), and Kendall Fuller (current) have all attended Virginia Tech, while Corey Fuller (Detroit Lions) and Kyle Fuller (Chicago Bears) are entering their third and second years respectively in the NFL.
Seth Berenzweig, Executive Director