2004 Hall of Fame Bios

Jeffrey Barndt – When Quakertown football history is assessed, the fullback mentioned frequently is Jeff Barndt.  The 1970 football team has become a legend. But Jeff was a big rebounder on the 1969-’70 championship basketball team as well as an outstanding javelin and shot put athlete.  Jeff graduated in 1971 after earning 3 letters in football and track and 2 in basketball.  As a senior he was co-captain of the football team which beat Pennridge for the championship when, in tandem with Ken Schroy, they ran wild on Thanksgiving Day.  He was named 1st team All Bux-Mont after rushing for more than 1000 yards.  He played in the 5 county all-star and charity game that year.  Upon graduation, his football and academic prowess allowed him to attend Dartmouth where he played football.

William Dervrich – One of the best lineman to play at QHS, Bill began in Midgets and continued through his entire life to be associated with football.  He played offense and defense and was 2nd team All Bux-Mont in his junior year.  His senior year he was Honorable Mention All-State and All-American on offense.  He was also team captain.  He played in the 1970 Hope Chest All-Star game at Franklin Field.  Bill was a fine wrestler, being 11-1, sectional champ, All Bux-Mont, and MVP of the team at 180 lbs. He was named Outstanding Athlete in 1970.  At West Chester he enjoyed a fine career playing on 2 championship teams as a guard and was All-Conference 1st team plus MVP his senior year.  He was inducted into the Hall of Fame there in 1997.  He began a coaching career at Shikellamy High in 1976 in football and wrestling.  His position as strength coach at Iowa started in 1980 and brought him in contact with great players on Big Ten Championship teams, in Bowl games, All-Americans and NFL players.  Presently is Director of Football Operations at Iowa.

Jerry Kratz – Graduated from Sell-Perk High in 1953.  He earned letters in baseball, basketball, football and volleyball.  He received All Bux-Mont recognition in baseball, basketball and football.  In his senior year, Jerry was awarded the Senior Athlete of the Year award.  He played for various American Legion and independent hardball leagues.  He played 5 decades of fast-pitch softball in Lansdale church and independent leagues.  He also played independent basketball in the Bux-Mont and North Penn areas.  He coached Little League baseball and church teams in the North Penn area.

Stanley R. Magargal  - Stan was a halfback in football, guard in basketball and a key runner on the 440 relay team for track at Sell-Perk High in the early ‘40s.  Before graduation, he enlisted in the Navy in February of 1944.  While serving on the U.S.S, Miantonomah in the English Channel, the ship was sunk and he was killed on September 25, 1944.  After being buried at the U.S. Cemetery at St. Andre, Le Havre, France, his body was later interred at the Gettysburg National Cemetery.  His parents accepted his high school diploma for him.

R. Brooke Moyer – His early career began in Hilltown High where he participated in soccer, basketball, and baseball.  There he was a scoring leader in basketball and center fielder on a championship baseball team.  At Pennridge in 1954, he was All Bux-Mont 1st team in basketball and 2nd team in baseball.  As an outfielder for the Perkasie Legion he batted over .300 for 3 years.  They were district champs for 2 years.  He played for the all-star team that played in Connie Mack stadium against another all-star team.  He played football his senior year for the first time and earned his letter.  He participated in community and church league in basketball and softball as a pitcher.  Brooke was a coach, teacher and administrator at Souderton Area School District from 1958-1993.

Joseph Musso – Joe Musso arrived on the scene at Quakertown High in the mid-1940’s and put a kick into the football program as head coach until 1951.  He had come from the same position at Catasauqua.  He graduated from Park Ridge in New Jersey and Kutztown University; played all sports in high school, and football and basketball in college.  He is in the Athletics Hall of Fame for both schools.  At Quakertown, he introduced wind sprints, timed play development, and football camp improvements to team discipline.  He went on to become principal at Northern Lehigh School District.

Gail Crouthamel Nonnemaker – Gail was an all-around athlete, playing 3 sports and earning 10 letters in 4 years at Pennridge High.  She was co-captain of the field hockey team her senior year, played well in softball and basketball and helped win championships for the basketball team her junior and senior years.  She received the award for the Outstanding Girl Athlete at graduation in 1956.  At East Stroudsburg she participated in field hockey and led the team in her senior year as captain and MVP.  She also was a doubles player on the varsity tennis team.

Fred Richter – Fred’s passion was and is basketball.  As a kid, he was known for dribbling a ball around town.  His high school career in the mid-1960’s garnered him All Bux-Mont honors in his junior and senior years, and 1st team in 1967.  Always a prolific scorer, he amassed 794 points in his 3 years and was MVP of the team twice.  At East Stroudsburg he continued his success as a scorer averaging over 11 points per game and was MVP his junior year and co-captain 2 years.  The team won 20 games his senior year.  Then, as coach and student of the game, he mentored Central Bucks East and Quakertown High boys and girls from 1981-1990, with a championship in his 2nd year.  As a coach at DeSales University, he has won 252 and lost only 113.  His guidance and recruiting has led to at least 4 championships in their conference.  Fred has been teaching social studies at Quakertown High for 33 years.