Hall of Fame

Meet our Samaritan Advantage Health Plans' Athlete4Life heroes. Each one is living proof that age is no barrier to staying fit and competitive.


Gold-medal-winning, regional, national and international rowing competitor who trains 6 days/week either on the river or hiking and biking. Former OSU high jumper and pro track athlete who now competes in volleyball and stays fit with swimming, cardio and weight training.


Soccer player and current Lebanon High School JV soccer coach who inspires others with his love of the game. Softball player and coach who is a Slowpitch Softball Hall of Famer and former local high school athletic director who has helped many others to compete and excel.


Life-long runner who has achieved many marathoners' dream of a sub-3-hour marathon and recently finished the McDonald Forest 50K ultramarathon. A retired Physical Education teacher, athletic Director and coach who has spent her entire life dedicated to competing and playing sports, and promoting opportunities for girls/women in public school sports.




Active racquetball competitor who also manages to ride his bike six days a week, between 25 and 70 miles at a time. Former college gymnast and now triathlete who has been competing for the past 15 years, including his first Iron Man Competition in November, 2009, in spite of three open heart surgeries.


Tennis legend who has ranked nationally in the Top 50 for the past 30 years. Rower extraordinaire who has been a part of gold-medal rowing teams for 7 consecutive U.S. Master NW Regional Championships, the 2006 U.S. Rowing Masters National Championship, the 2007 Canadian Masters National Championships, and most recently, the 2009 Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston.


New triathlete who placed second in her age group at her first competition during the summer of 2009. Life-long runner and cyclist, who launched his 2009 competitive career with a win at the annual Pole, Pedal Paddle Competition in Bend, OR, and a run at the Hood-to-Coast Relay.