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  • 2008 Induction Class
Christopher “Gump” Whiteside '80

At Germantown Academy....

• Played varsity soccer for three years and varsity ice hockey for four years

• Captain of the soccer team in 1979

• Three-time captain of the ice hockey team

• Received the Nahill Award for Soccer

• Named to the All-Inter-Ac soccer team three times

• Selected All-City honorable mention for soccer in 1979

• Four-time member of the All-Inter-Ac ice hockey team

• Selected All-City for ice hockey

• Leading scorer for the ice hockey team for four years

• Named Philadelphia Inquirer Athlete of the Week

• Recipient of the Germantown Academy Beard Memorial Prize

• Three-time winner of ice hockey team’s Most Valuable Player honor

• Played in the first Flyers Cup


Post-Germantown Academy....

• Attended Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and played varsity ice hockey for

four years

• Member of the 1983 RIT National Championship Team

• Won the 1984 ECAC Championship – Division III

• Captained the RIT ice hockey team in 1985

• Led RIT to 1985 Ice Hockey National Championship



• Germantown Academy Varsity ice hockey coach, 2000-09

• GA Middle School varsity soccer coach and GA Middle School varsity baseball coach since 2001

• USA Hockey Associate Coach-in-Chief – Atlantic District

• USA Hockey Coach-Player Development Program Atlantic District