The newest class of stellar former McIntosh Chiefs will be inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame the first weekend in October.
The Class of 2015 includes two-time individual state champion wrestler Alan Kan (’98), individual state champion golfer Todd Ormsby (’91), four-time region champion soccer player David McCurdy (’89), and twin state champion soccer team members Julie Augustyniak Tuff and Nancy Augustyniak Goffi (’97). The 1994 state champion girls soccer team will also be recognized.
The Hall of Fame weekend kicks off Friday, Oct. 2, with a pregame reception for the inductees, their families and members of the 1994 state championship soccer team. During halftime of the Northgate-McIntosh football game, the inductees and soccer team members will be introduced on the field.
The banquet dinner and induction ceremony take place Saturday, Oct. 3, 6 p.m. at The Loft at Due South in Peachtree City. A limited number of tickets to the dinner and ceremony are still available for purchase at $30 each; contact Lee Landrum at email@example.com as soon as possible.
Some of the outstanding accomplishments of the inductees are as follows:
ALAN KAN began wrestling in eighth grade and ended his first season with a South Metro championship and a second-place finish at the Kid’s State Wrestling Championship. As a Chief he was a four-year varsity wrestler and led McIntosh to three region championships and the 1997 team state title. He was a four-time AAAA wrestling individual finalist and a two-time state champion in as well as a high school All-American. During his senior year, Alan won the individual state championship, was selected South Metro Wrestler of the Year and the AAAA GHSA Wrestler of the Year, and had a perfect record of 55-0. Alan graduated as the winningest wrestler in GHSA history with an impressive record of 193 high school wins, a title he held for many years. While a Chief, Alan represented the U.S. in international style wrestling. Alan was ranked as one of the top wrestlers in the country at his weight class, a multiple winner of the USA Wrestling Southeast Regional Championships, selected on the USA Wrestling Cadet and Junior Traveling Teams, and a member of Team Georgia in the Cadet and Junior Nationals. He received a wrestling scholarship to Indiana University and wrestled varsity as a true freshman. As a Hoosier, Alan finished his season with a winning record and also won the prestigious St. Louis Open Wrestling Tournament, besting many wrestlers who later became NCAA All-Americans. An elbow injury forced Alan to stop wrestling and he transferred to the University of Georgia, where he graduated cum laude with a double major in finance and risk management and insurance and went on to law school at Georgia State. Alan currently lives in Atlanta where he is a partner at his own firm, Kan Clark, LLP, which represents small and large clients on a variety of business and commercial matters. He’s been selected as a “Rising Star” of the Top Attorneys in Georgia by Atlanta Magazine for 2013, 2014, and 2015.
TODD ORMSBY won the individual state championship in golf in 1991. While at McIntosh, Todd helped the Chiefs win four team region championships and one state runner-up finish. He was also a two-time individual region champion. Todd was a three-time AJGA (American Junior Golf Association) Champion and in 1990 he was named a first-team Rolex AJGA All-American, alongside golf notables Tiger Woods, Stewart Cink and Notah Begay. That year he was the sixth-ranked junior golfer in the United States. Todd was an AJGA Canon Cup Team member and selected as third-team Rolex AJGA All-American in 1991. He went to North Carolina State University on a golf scholarship and was two-time All-ACC while there. He was the Wolfpack’s MVP in 1995 after winning the College of Charleston Invitational in 1995 and leading N.C. State to its best NCAA Men’s Golf Tournament finish (eighth). Todd was also the 1994 Eddie Wiggins Classic Champion and the 1995 Rice Planters Amateur Champion. Professionally, Todd played on the Hooters Tour and the Tear Drop Tour from 1996 to 1999. He played in two Web.com golf tournaments, making the cut in 2013. Todd has also had multiple mini-tour victories. In 2006, Todd was the Georgia PGA Assistant Player of the Year. In 2013 he was the Georgia PGA Section Champion and in 2014 he was a Peters Cup championship team member. Todd currently lives in Hogansville and is the director of golf at the Highland Country Club in LaGrange.
DAVID McCURDY was a four-year varsity letterman in soccer and for all four of those years the boys soccer team was the region champs. He was the team’s MVP two times and the team’s captain two times. He had the distinction of playing every minute of every game all four of his years at McIntosh. In 1988, he was selected as an All-Metro Alternate and in 1989, he was the All-Star Team captain. David also earned a varsity letter in cross-country and he was a member of the region champions his senior year. He also played with the Datagraphic Soccer Club and helped lead them to state championships in 1987, 1988, and 1989. David went to N.C. State on a soccer scholarship and was a four-year starter and three-time Scholar-Athlete. He helped the men’s Wolfpack soccer team to reach the Final Four in 1990 after they had won the ACC Championship. In 1991 and 1992, the team made the Elite Eight and a #1 National Ranking by Soccer America. David was a member of the Georgia state select soccer team in 1992 and 1993. David also played semi-pro soccer in Raleigh, N.C. More recently, he was a member of the Datagraphic Over-30 State Championship team in 2000, 2001, and 2002. In 2005, David was part of the Disney World 3v3 Championship team. David is the co-founder of Team Miles For Smiles (miles-for-smiles.org) which raises funds and awareness for the cure of Angelman Syndrome. David earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering in 1993 and a master’s in management from Georgia State. He is currently a regional vice-president with Transamerica and resides in Denver, Colo.
JULIE AUGUSTYNIAK TUFF and NANCY AUGYSTYNIAK GOFFI were both four-year varsity letter winners in girls soccer while at McIntosh. Julie scored the winning goal to lead the Lady Chiefs to win the 1995 state championship. Both were also three-year varsity letter winners in softball and one year in track, where both were part of the record-setting 4×100 relay team. Julie and Nancy also played JV basketball for two years. During their time at McIntosh, both also played for the Atlanta Lightning and Tophat Soccer Club, and they competed in the Youth National Soccer Championships in 1998, where their team placed third. Both went to Clemson University on Soccer scholarships and were four-year starters for the women’s varsity soccer team. Both were key players when the team won the ACC Championship in 2000 and ended the season ranked fifth in the NCAA. Both also played professional soccer after college on the Atlanta Beat and overseas in Germany and Sweden. At Clemson, Julie played midfielder and was selected to the 1999 All-ACC team and the 2000 All-ACC tournament team. She was team captain during the 2000 season and in 2002 she was tapped to be on the ACC 50th anniversary team. Julie is currently tied for first place in career starts in all Clemson history with 89 and second all-time in games played. She has made three NCAA Elite Eight appearances with the Lady Tigers. Julie was also on the Clemson Student Athletic Advisory Board and graduated in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences, and a minor in German. She is currently the girls varsity soccer coach at the Atlanta International School. Nancy was a standout member of Lady Tigers defensive line. She was named to the All-ACC Tournament Team in 1998 and 1999 and earned All-Southeast Region and All-American status in 2000. Nancy was selected as one of the Top 50 Players in ACC history and graduated in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in health sciences. She is being inducted into Clemson Athletic Hall of Fame Oct. 9. Nancy is currently the director of operations for the women’s soccer team at the University of South Carolina.