Notable UCF Alumni and Students

Civic/Education
NameAccomplishment
Bruce AntoneFormer Florida State Representative, 39th District
Dick BatchelorFormer Florida State Representative
Kevin BearyFormer Sheriff/Orange County
Kim BerfieldFormer Florida State Representative, 50th District
John C. BersiaPulitzer Prize Winner
Fernando "Frank" CaldeiroNASA Astronaut
Dr. Luther CarterPresident/Francis Marion University
Cari CoatsFormer Executive Vice President/Orlando Magic
Lee ConstantineFlorida State Senator, 22nd District
Steve CrisafulliFlorida State Representative, 79th District
Richard CrottyMayor/Orange County
Tyler M. FisherUCF's First Rhodes Scholar
Dr. M. Rony FrancoisFormer Secretary/Florida Department of Health
Alan GoochExecutive Director/Orlando Sports Foundation
Steve HoganChief Executive Officer/Florida Citrus Sports
Mike HornerFlorida State Representative, 32nd District
R. Glenn HubbardDean/Columbia University Graduate School of Business
Honorable Walter KomanskiCircuit Judge/Orange County Criminal Court
William W. ParsonsFormer Director/NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center
John "Q" QuinonesFormer Florida State Representative, 49th District
Robert C. SchenckFlorida State Representative, 44th District
Denver J. StutlerFormer Secretary/Florida Department of Transportation
Dwayne L. TaylorFlorida State Representative, 27th District

Corporate/Business
NameAccomplishment
Jim D. AtchisonPresident & COO/Busch Entertainment Corporation
William "Toby" CrabelFamed Commodities Trader
Brian FranceChief Executive Officer/NASCAR
J. Greg Hanson Ph. D.Executive V.P. Defense & Homeland Security/Criterion Systems
John HartMajor League Baseball Executive
James S. HuntExecutive Vice President & CFO, Walt Disney World Resort
Laurette T. KoellnerBoard of Directors/Sara Lee Corporation
Louis F. LentineInventor & T.V. Personality/Home Shopping Network, QVC
Nelson J. MarchioliChief Executive Officer & President/Denny's Corporation
Alex MartinsChief Operating Officer/Orlando Magic
Craig S. MillerFormer President & CEO/Ruth's Chris Steak House
Angel RuizPresident & CEO/Ericsson North America
Theresa J. SchefstadFounder, Pres., CEO & Dir. (Ret.), Raymond James Bank, FSB
Blaine SweattPresident (Ret.) of New Business Division/Darden Restaurants
Richard WalshChair/UCF Board of Trustees; Former Sr. V.P./Darden Restaurant
Cathy WeedenSenior Vice President/G.M. for Sun Sports/FSN Florida
Allen WeissPresident/Worldwide Ops./Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Brian WheelerFounder/COO of Tijuana Flats

Arts/Entertainment
NameAccomplishment
Francesca BattistelliChart-topping musician
David BlueActor, Ugly Betty
Katherine CarsonMiss Florida, 2002
Stephen ChristianLead singer/songwriter for Anberlin
Megan ClementiMiss Florida USA, 2010
Terence Trent D'Arby80's Music Star
Ericka DunlapMiss America, 2004
Angelo GarciaSinger/Songwriter for Menudo
Cheryl HinesEmmy-nominated Actress, Curb Your Enthusiasm
Hobie HubbardSinger/Songwriter for Sawyer Brown
Barry KerchDrummer for Chart-Topping Hard Rock Band Shinedown
Robert OpsahlLongtime WFTV News Anchor
Mark MillerSinger/Songwriter for Sawyer Brown
Daniel MyrickWriter, Director/Blair Witch Project
Floyd RadfordFormer Rhythm/Lead Guitar for Edgar and Johnny Winter
Eduardo SanchezWriter, Director/Blair Witch Project
Monica SpearMiss Venezuela, 2004
Rachel ToddMiss Florida, 2009
Daniel ToshPopular Stand-Up Comedian

Football
NameAccomplishment
Sean BecktonFormer Orlando Predators assistant coach
Sylvester Bembery#7 Greatest AFL Player of All-Time
Atari BigbyNFL Cornerback/Green Bay, Seattle, San Diego
Siaha BurleyTwo-Time AFL Offensive Player of the Year
Paul CarringtonFormer NFL Defensive End/Denver, Atlanta
Kenny ClarkFormer NFL Wide Receiver/Minnesota
Daunte CulpepperFormer NFL Pro Bowl Quarterback/Detroit, Oakland, Miami, Minnesota
Elgin DavisFormer NFL Running Back/New England
Steve EdwardsFormer NFL Offensive Lineman/N.Y. Giants, Chicago
Travis FisherFormer NFL Cornerback/Detroit, St. Louis, Baltimore
Ryan FlinnFormer NFL Punter/Green Bay
Bernard FordFormer NFL Wide Receiver/Houston, Dallas
Doug GabrielFormer NFL Wide Receiver/Oakland, New England
Michael GainesNFL Tight End/Carolina, Buffalo, Detroit, Chicago, Cleveland, Houston
Cornell GreenFormer NFL Off. Lineman/Super Bowl Champ/Buffalo, Oakland, Denver, Tampa Bay
Mike GruttadauriaFormer NFL Center/Super Bowl Champ/Arizona, St. Louis
Rick HamiltonFormer NFL Linebacker/New York, Kansas City, Washington
Alex HaynesFormer NFL Running Back/Denver, Carolina
Kemal IshmaelNFL Safety/Atlanta
Rashad JeantyFormer NFL Defensive Lineman/Cincinnati
Greg JeffersonFormer NFL Defensive Lineman/Philadelphia
Shawn JeffersonFormer NFL WR/Detroit, Atlanta, New England, San Diego
Darcy JohnsonFormer NFL TE/New York Giants, St. Louis
Ricot JosephFormer NFL Safety/Washington Redskins
Brandon MarshallNFL Pro Bowl Wide Receiver/Miami, Denver, Chicago
Bruce MillerNFL FB/San Franciso
Paul MirandaFormer NFL Cornerback/Seattle, Indianapolis
Latavius MurrayNFL RB/Oakland
Elton PattersonFormer NFL Defensive Lineman/Jacksonville, Cincinnati
Matt PraterNFL Placekicker/Denver, Atlanta
Jah ReidNFL OT/Baltimore
Josh RobinsonNFL CB/Minnesota
Asante SamuelNFL Pro Bowl CB/Super Bowl Champ/Phila., New England, Atlanta
Josh SittonNFL Offensive Lineman/Green Bay Packers
Kevin SmithNFL Running Back/Detroit
Bob SpitulskiFormer NFL Linebacker/Seattle
Mike Sims WalkerNFL Wide Receiver/Jacksonville
Torell TroupNFL DT/Buffalo
Ted WilsonFormer NFL Wide Receiver/Washington

Baseball
NameAccomplishment
Drew ButeraMajor League Baseball player/Minnesota Twins
Mike MarothMajor League Baseball Player/Toronto, Detroit
Chad MottolaFormer MLB player/Toronto, Baltimore, Florida, Cincinnati
Esix SneadFormer MLB player/New York Mets
Clay TimpnerFormer MLB player/San Francisco Giants

Soccer
NameAccomplishment
Michelle Akers FIFA's Woman Player of the Century (2002)
Amy Allmann Goalkeeper/1991 Women's World Cup champion
Winston DuBoseFormer NASL Player/Tampa Bay Rowdies, Tulsa Roughnecks
Ryan McIntoshFormer Major League Soccer Player/D.C. United
Karen RichterFormer National Goalkeeper of the Year/W-League player
Eric VasquezFormer Major League Soccer Player/Columbus Crew
Kim WyantFormer U.S. National Team GK/W-League player

Sports
NameAccomplishment
Aric AlmirolaNASCAR Sprint Cup Driver
Stephanie BestFormer Pro Softball Player/Rockford Thunder
Phil Dalhausser2008 Gold Medal Olympic Champion/Beach Volleyball
Robert DamronPGA Tour Golfer
Tyra HarperAVP Star Player/Beach Volleyball
Breanne JavierPro Softball Player/USSSA Pride
Mark JonesFormer NBA Player/Orlando Magic
Allison KimeFormer Pro Softball Player/Rockford Thunder
Cliff KresgePGA Tour Golfer
Stephanie NationPBA Tour Bowler
Tari PhillipsFormer ABL/WNBA All-Star
Jermaine TaylorNBA Player/Houston Rockets

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