Basketball

Ruth Riley

From pro athlete to humanitarian

by Karen Croake Heisler

Football

Drue Tranquill

Giving something back

by Denise Skwarcan

Track and Field

Jessica Harris

Making Mom Proud

by John Heisler

Jerome Bettis

Football

Jerome Bettis

The Bus Never Stops

Anders Bjork

Hockey

Anders Bjork

Mr. B & Room 208

Chase Claypool

Football

Chase Claypool

Until We Meet Again

Bob Elliott

Football

Bob Elliott

The Ultimate Players’ Coach

Howard Engel

Football

Howard Engel

His Service Never Ends

Sam Grewe

Football

Sam Grewe

Grewe Crew

Brian Hainline

Tennis

Brian Hainline

Making the Case for Sport

Jessica Harris

Track and Field

Jessica Harris

Making Mom Proud

Red Mack

Football

Red Mack

A  Football Life—and Much More

Pete McCormick

Basketball

Pete McCormick

Merging Faith and Fields of Play

Tyler Newsome

Football

Tyler Newsome

That Life-Changing Moment

Ara Parseghian

Football

Ara Parseghian

The shining light of Irish Camelot: Flickered out

Joe Piane

Cross Country

Track and Field

Joe Piane

'Hold me in Your Thoughts'

Monica Robinson

Tennis

Monica Robinson

The Light Keeps Burning

Byron Spruell

Football

Byron Spruell

Flipping Field to Court

Dick Tighe

Football

Dick Tighe

Nobody from Notre Dame Won More

Pete Weber

Hockey

Pete Weber

Live With a Laugh

Casey Africano

Softball

Casey Africano

Serving the world

Mike Danch

Mike Danch

He was always there

Jeff Faine

Football

Jeff Faine

Big man, big heart

Anthony Fasano

Football

Anthony Fasano

Writing the ‘next chapter’

Thom Gatewood

Football

Thom Gatewood

Lots more than football

Mike Heaton

Football

Mike Heaton

What a relief it was

Demetrius Jackson

Basketball

Demetrius Jackson

He came the long, hard way

Mike McGlinchey

Football

Mike McGlinchey

Alongside Jim and Dan

Jo Minton

Cheerleading

Jo Minton

Holding strong

Kristina Nelson

Basketball

Kristina Nelson

She’s heartstrong

Eva Niklinska

Fencing

Eva Niklinska

Warming hearts

Brian O'Gara

Baseball

Brian O'Gara

A life-changing event

Ara Parseghian, Roger Valdiserri, Art Decio, Jim Gibbons

ROMEO

The Notre Dame lunch bunch

Brady Quinn

Football

Brady Quinn

Converting on third and goal

Jude Rhodes

Football

Jude Rhodes

From Kenya and back

Corey Robinson

Football

Corey Robinson

Leading from all corners

Katie Schwab

Basketball

Katie Schwab

Keeping the faith

Molly Seidel

Track and Field

Molly Seidel

Not done yet

Drue Tranquill

Football

Drue Tranquill

Giving something back

Marty Allen

Football

Marty Allen

He found a million ways to help

Les Bodnar

Football

Les Bodnar

He cared for all the Irish

Stan Bowman

Hockey

Stan Bowman

Building on South Bend experiences

Tim Brown

Football

Tim Brown

Raider role model

David Bruton, Jr.

Football

David Bruton, Jr.

Fostering Love for Reading in Denver

Gene Corrigan

Gene Corrigan

Seeing the big picture

Gerry Faust

Football

Gerry Faust

Notre Dame never left him

John Hiltz

Basketball

John Hiltz

Letting it fly

Lou Holtz

Football

Lou Holtz

The motivation never endsa

Anna Kottkamp

Rowing

Anna Kottkamp

Best of the Best

Tim McCarthy

Football

Tim McCarthy

His final football safety message

Jim Morse

Football

Jim Morse

A lifelong Notre Dame fling

Ara Parseghian

Football

Ara Parseghian

A different sort of battle

Richard Pierce

Richard Pierce

Some words to remember

Karen Robinson Keyes

Basketball

Karen Robinson Keyes

Staying connected with the Irish

Jack Snow

Football

Jack Snow

His cause continues

Aaron Taylor

Football

Aaron Taylor

Living to serve

Elizabeth Tucker

Soccer

Elizabeth Tucker

The Ultimate Student-Athlete

Bill Wagasy

Football

Bill Wagasy

Seal duty sets his course

Nic Weishar

Football

Nic Weishar

Weishfest becomes a family affair

Molly & Kevin Anderson

Lacrosse

Molly & Kevin Anderson

Parenting without limitations

Tricia Bellia

Tricia Bellia

She helps keep Irish athletics on straight and narrow path

Dr. Angelo Capozzi

Baseball

Dr. Angelo Capozzi

Putting smiles on lots of faces

Bobby Clark

Soccer

Bobby Clark

Grassroot Soccer: A different Irish soccer holiday

Matt Dooley & Olivia Kacsits

Rowing

Tennis

Matt Dooley & Olivia Kacsits

Notre Dame game-changers

Pat Eilers & Kyle McCarthy

Football

Pat Eilers & Kyle McCarthy

An unlikely tandem

Gary Grassey

Basketball

Gary Grassey

Back to the future

Zach Hillesland

Basketball

Zach Hillesland

Always Irish: Former Notre Dame players find they can recreate their youth

Kevin Kuwik

Basketball

Kevin Kuwik

‘Her flight never showed up’ 

John Lattner

Football

John Lattner

His trophy life

Jack Lloyd

Football

Jack Lloyd

You can’t miss that voice, but now you will

Dave Lucia

Hockey

Dave Lucia

He coaches a special team

Katherine McManus

Lacrosse

Katherine McManus

She both gives and receives

Joe Mendelson

Baseball

Joe Mendelson

Seeking that extra edge for the Irish

Mark Monahan

Football

Mark Monahan

He stars in ER

Dick Nussbaum

Baseball

Dick Nussbaum

What hasn’t he done for Notre Dame, South Bend and the state of Indiana? 

Ruth Riley

Basketball

Ruth Riley

From pro athlete to humanitarian

Joe Schmidt

Football

Joe Schmidt

Still living the dream

Molly Shawhan

Lacrosse

Molly Shawhan

Big brother prompts her major in service

Justin Tuck

Football

Justin Tuck

His own version of rushing to read

Frank Alloco

Football

Frank Alloco

Lofty dreams and buried blessings

Mike Anello

Football

Mike Anello

Taking St. Baldrick’s to Boston

Bob Bayliss

Tennis

Bob Bayliss

He mentored hundreds

Mike Brey

Basketball

Mike Brey

Committed to Coaching vs. Cancer

Nick Buoniconti

Football

Nick Buoniconti

He helped turn tragedy into triumph

Brian Casey

Swimming

Brian Casey

Making a splash in higher education

Sylvester Cashen

Football

Sylvester Cashen

A labor of love

Alex Coccia

Fencing

Alex Coccia

He has a point

Mike Decicco

Fencing

Mike Decicco

National academic advising trailblazer

Fred and Gavin Ferlic

Basketball

Fred and Gavin Ferlic

Making South Bend a better place

Jim Gibbons

Baseball

Football

Jim Gibbons

A man for all seasons

Ted Hesburgh

Ted Hesburgh

He set the standard

TJ Jones

Football

TJ Jones

Making his father proud

Chuck Lennon

Basketball

Chuck Lennon

He served generations of Irish alumni—and athletes

Sharon Petro

Fencing

Sharon Petro

She knows motivation

David Rivers

Basketball

David Rivers

Making it back

Danny Spond

Football

Danny Spond

When the game plan changes

Nan Tulchinsky & Chuck Webber

Basketball

Nan Tulchinsky & Chuck Webber

Courtside every night

Roger Valdiserri

Roger Valdiserri

He told the Notre Dame story

Terri & Sherri Vitale

Basketball

Tennis

Terri & Sherri Vitale

They’ve made the V Foundation a passion

John Axford

Baseball

John Axford

From Bartending to Baseball

Rocky Bleier

Football

Rocky Bleier

From Vietnam to the Super Bowl

Shannon Boxx

Soccer

Shannon Boxx

Lupus No Obstacle to Gold Medals

David DiLuca

Tennis

David DiLuca

A change in priorities

Wayne Edmonds

Football

Wayne Edmonds

He Paved the Way

Monica Gonzalez

Soccer

Monica Gonzalez

Where Soccer and Leadership Flourish 

Bill Hanzlik

Basketball

Bill Hanzlik

Makes his sport his service

Dan Harshman

Football

Dan Harshman

He made a career of giving back

Tommy Hawkins

Basketball

Tommy Hawkins

Breaking barriers at Notre Dame

Bill Hurd

Track and Field

Bill Hurd

A Vision for All the World to See

Molly Kinder

Football

Molly Kinder

From the Irish Guard to a World of Good

Edward A. “Monk” Malloy

Basketball

Monk Malloy

From Hoops Star to President

Scott Martin

Basketball

Scott Martin

Through his father’s eyes

Paul Matthew

Football

Paul Matthew

One Serious Commuter

Mike McCoy

Football

Mike McCoy

His passion is empowering youth

Ed O'Rourke

Basketball

Ed O'Rourke

He lived for Irish hoops

Digger Phelps

Basketball

Digger Phelps

A Local Commitment

Father John Smyth

Basketball

Father John Smyth

A lifetime of service

Dennis Stark

Swimming

Dennis Stark

A Special Olympics Champion

Rod West

Football

Rod West

The Man Who Saved New Orleans

Lindsay Brown

Soccer

Lindsay Brown

An NCAA title one day, Nepal the next

Craig Counsell

Baseball

Craig Counsell

Major-league veteran made a career of giving back

Greg Crawford

Greg Crawford

Taking community service on the road

Tom Crotty

Soccer

Tom Crotty

Taking the ‘Grassroot’ approach

Deanna Gumpf

Softball

Deanna Gumpf

When life throws you a curveball

Tory Jackson

Basketball

Tory Jackson

It’s a long way from Saginaw to South Bend

Paqui Kelly

Football

Paqui Kelly

She fought the battle and won—twice

Joe Kernan

Baseball

Joe Kernan

From shortstop to Vietnam to governor, then back to South Bend

Mike Lee

Boxing

Mike Lee

A Bengal Bouts champion and so much more

Patricia McAdams

Basketball

Patricia McAdams

Irish women’s basketball fanatic overcomes the odds

Muffet McGraw

Basketball

Muffet McGraw

She won games—and she and her program won over a whole city

Alan Page

Football

Alan Page

He dedicated his life to education

Joe Rogers

Hockey

Joe Rogers

You thought goaltending was already difficult enough

Haley Scott

Swimming

Haley Scott

Her Irish swimming saga remains an inspiration

Carol Lally Shields

Basketball

Carol Lally Shields

A visionary in more ways than one

Lefty Smith

Hockey

Lefty Smith

Never a cause that wasn’t good enough

Jay Standring

Football

Jay Standring

50,000 kids have called him their coach

Tom Suddes & Terry Johnson

Boxing

Tom Suddes & Terry Johnson

Championing the Bengal Bouts is their life

Manti Te'o

Football

Manti Te'o

Way more than a 4,327-mile journey

Tim Welsh

Swimming

Tim Welsh

They call him coach, but that’s only the beginning

Tim Abromaitis

Basketball

Tim Abromaitis

He hits the daily double in combining athletics and academics at Notre Dame

Steve Boda

Football

Steve Boda

The ultimate Notre Dame football historian

Paul & Linda Demo

Softball

The Demoes

Parents of Irish softball player deal with tragedy in memorializing their daughter

Kevin Dugan

Lacrosse

Kevin Dugan

Sport and service combine to produce hit program in Africa

Pat Garrity

Basketball

Pat Garrity

From the NBA to an MBA

Danielle Green

Basketball

Danielle Green

She knows what sacrifice is all about

Teddy Hodges

Fencing

Teddy Hodges

Heart of a champion

Joe Montana

Football

Joe Montana

It’s hard to be anonymous when your name is Joe Montana

Skylard Owens

Basketball

Skylard Owens

He’s come a long way, baby

Joe Piane

Cross Country

Track and Field

Joe Piane

The dean of Notre Dame head coaches has seen a million changes through the years

Ted Robinson

Tennis

Ted Robinson

Once a WSND DJ, now NBC Sports’ tennis expert

Adam Sargent

Lacrosse

Adam Sargent

Former Irish lacrosse standout still contributing to Notre Dame programs

John Scully

Football

John Scully

“Here Come the Irish” is his baby

Jen Sharron

Softball

Jen Sharron

Ex-Irish softballer knows show business

Nicholas Sparks

Track and Field

Nicholas Sparks

From Irish track and field runner to best-selling author

Chris Stewart

Football

Chris Stewart

He lays down the law on and off the field

Laurie Wenger

Football

Laurie Wenger

“Play Like A Champion Today”—a simple phrase became big business

Monty Williams

Basketball

Monty Williams

You know Phil Jackson and Doc Rivers, and now you know Monty Williams, too

Mariel Zagunis

Fencing

Mariel Zagunis

What would your life be like if you'd won two gold medals?

Jimmy Zannino

Football

Jimmy Zannino

Rudy without a helmet