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Three Men With Ties to Eastern Florida State to Join Space Coast Hall of Fame
Jan. 29, 2014 - Three men connected to Eastern Florida State College are part of the 2014 Class of the Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame which will be housed on the Melbourne Campus.
Nominees were considered for the 2014 class in four categories: professional sports, college sports, high school sports and amateur sports. Special honorary recognition also was bestowed upon individuals and teams making significant contributions to sports on the Space Coast.
Among those to be inducted on May 9 at the Cocoa Beach Country Club are:
• Jack Kenworthy, Lifetime Achievement: Baseball letterman at the University of Florida; assistant and head baseball coach at Brevard Community College (now Eastern Florida State) for 14 years and then an academic department chairman responsible for physical education, health, dance, social science and psychology who spent 30 years total at the college. He served on the Florida Community College Activities Association Baseball Committee and was the state baseball committee chairman for five years. Kenworthy also was a physical trainer at Health First Pro Health and Fitness on Merritt Island; race director for the Space Coast Marathon for three years; marathon training coach for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Team in Training from 1997 to 2002; runner; handball player; baseball umpire; and official basketball scorekeeper for Florida Tech.
• Mike Cadore, Football, Prep Category: A former high school, collegiate and professional football player, Cadore is a public safety program coordinator at Eastern Florida State College.
• Taylor Jordan, Baseball, Prep Category: A Merritt Island High graduate, Jordan pitched one season, 2009, for BCC and then manager Ernie Rosseau. Jordan now pitches in the Washington Nationals system.
The Space Coast Hall of Fame is re-locating to the athletics building at Eastern Florida State's Melbourne Campus. Among its members are BCC graduate and former All-American baseball player Bruce Bochy, who has won two World Series titles in the last four seasons as manager of Major League Baseball's San Francisco Giants, and former long-time BCC head baseball coach Rosseau.