Ventura College Athletics

VC Athletics Announces 13th Hall of Fame Honorees

VC Athletics Announces 13th Hall of Fame Honorees

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is pleased to recognize the following five distinguished honorees at the 13th Annual Athletic Hall of Fame and Student Athlete recognition ceremony. The event will take place on Sunday May 19, 2019 at the Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach Hotel at 4:00 pm. Those interested in attending can purchase tickets online.

Dick James, Football Coach, Athletic Director, 1970-79, 1990-2004
     * Longest tenured football coach in VC history, 13 seasons, 1970-79, 1990-92.
     * All-Time Wins Leader for VC Football 1976-2018.
     * Coached VC Football to WSC Championship, 1976.
     * Served as Athletic Director, 1995-2004.
     * VC Athletics Won 46 WSC championships during tenure as AD.
     * VC Athletics won six WSC Supremacy Awards while AD.

Nadean Hudson '88 (Swimming, 1987-1988)
     * Six-time individual All-American, two-time relay All-American
     * National Champion, 200-yard individual medley, 1987
     * State Champion, 200-yard individual medley, 1987 & 1988
     * Two-time WSC Female Athlete of the Year, 1987 & 1988
     * Voted Ventura County Sports Hall of Fame Female Collegiate Athlete of the Year, 1988

Juan Carlos Osorio '04 (Tennis 2004)
     * CCCAA Singles Champion, 2004, first state champion in school history
     * Ojai Singles Champion, 2004
     * Ojai Doubles Champion, 2004
     * Transferred to Florida Gulf Coast University

Pat Raguse, Coach, Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, Women's Athletic Director, 1963-1994
     * Pioneer in women's athletics at Ventura College.
     * Coordinated Women's "Recreation" team sports.
     * Participated in formation of Southern California Collegiate Athletic Conference for women.
     * Assisted with assimilation of women's athletics into the CCCAA and WSC, 1978.

Joey Ramirez '94 (Basketball 1992-1994)
     * 1st Team All-State, 1994
     * Western State Conference MVP, 1994
     * 2-time first team All-Western State Conference
     * Twice led Pirates to the CCCAA State Championship game.
     * Twice led Pirates to Western State Conference North Division title.
     * Led Pirates to two-year combined 73-5 record.
     * Transferred to Pepperdine University, finished playing career at UC Riverside.

Tickets will be $40 per person and can be purchased online HERE. Please contact Mary McDonough Giles for more information about this event.