About This Year’s Inductees
Green Terror Hall of Fame 2013
Douglas “Doug” Barnes ’79 competed as a varsity striker and center midfielder on the soccer team during his four years at WMC. Barnes, who co-captained the soccer team twice, was named MVP and Offensive Player of the Year three times (1976, 1977, 1978). In 1978, he made first team All Middle Atlantic Conference, All Tourney Team at the Towson Invitational Tournament, and also earned an All South honorable mention. He considers himself lucky to have played Green Terror soccer with two of his brothers, Ken ’77 and Rick ’77; his younger brother Greg ’72 also played Green Terror soccer. A Biology major, Barnes was a member of Beta Beta Beta Honor Society. He also played varsity tennis for one year.
After college, Barnes played Division I soccer for the Baltimore Kickers for six years while attending University of Maryland Dental School. He and his wife of 30 years, Chris, have six children that all play soccer. He coaches youth soccer, basketball and baseball and is a FIFA licensed referee. The Soccer Association of Columbia presented him with the Male Coach of the Year award in 2010 and the Polly Carlin Award in 2011 for his service.
In Barnes’s professional life, he is professor and chair of the Department of General Dentistry and director of the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program at the University of Maryland Dental School. There, he works with the Department of Veterans Affairs and Health Care for the Homeless to provide free dental work to homeless veterans.
Jennifer Prowinski Bruno ’96 made first team all-conference catcher for all four seasons of her collegiate softball career. In 1996, the Exercise Science major was named Centennial Conference Player of the Year. She still maintains 14 Green Terror career records, including highest batting average (#5 at .425), highest slugging percentage (#8 at .590), highest on base percentage (#7 at .476), most runs scored (#11 at 90), most hits (#9 at 139), most total bases (#13 at 193), highest fielding percentage (#7 at .983), most triples (#6 at 13), and most runs batted in (#4 at 93). Bruno also played on two championship teams in 1994 and 1995.
Now a high school health and physical education teacher in southern Maryland, Bruno coaches varsity softball and basketball and is the varsity assistant coach for the field hockey team. She and husband, Lou, are proud parents of daughter, Hannah.
Franklin “Frank” Kidd III ’65 identifies among his greatest accomplishments the friendships and camaraderie he developed while a part of championship teams at WMC. He was a member of the Mason Dixon (1961, 1962, 1963) and Middle Atlantic (1962, 1963) Conference championship football teams and was selected for several awards in 1964: WMC Best Blocking Lineman, 1st Team All Mason Dixon Conference, All Maryland college football team, and Mason Dixon Conference Most Valuable Player. Kidd was co-captain of the track team (1964, 1965), lettering all four years. His 1963 old-style javelin record (194.0’) was left untouched for 10 years, and still earns him a fourth place ranking on the McDaniel College All Time Top Ten List. He is also ranked eighth on the All Time Top Ten List for 110-meter high hurdles (15.84 seconds).
A ROTC Cadet Commander at WMC, Kidd was commissioned to the U.S. Army upon graduation, where he was a starting member of the undefeated (9-0) U.S. Army 2nd Division football team in Korea in 1966. He was unanimously voted to the 1st Team Stars & Stripes All 8th Army All Star football team, leading the league in total touchdown receptions (10) and receiving yards (344). He also coached championship Army boxing and baseball teams. In 1968, Kidd signed a professional football contract with the Washington Redskins as a tight end, but was unable to compete due to military obligations.
Kidd, who is now retired after 30 years as a senior marketing manager with Shell Oil Co., manages his own facilities maintenance business.
John “JP” Patrick ’80, a soccer and lacrosse player, was a four-year varsity letterman and two-year captain in both sports. The Physical Education major was a member of the 1978 and captain of the 1979 Middle Atlantic Conference Championship lacrosse teams. In 1979, as a midfielder, he was selected to the All Middle Atlantic Conference lacrosse first team. Patrick was named to the 1980 North-South Lacrosse team, only one of three Division III players on the team that year and the second WMC player to have ever made this achievement at that time. His performance earned him several senior awards, including the Barry A. Winkelman Lacrosse Award, the Homer C. Earll Soccer Award, and the John D. Nawrocki Memorial Award.
Patrick served in the Army from 1981-1986, where he played soccer in the NSA/Ft. Meade league. During that time, he graduated from Airborne, Ranger, Counter Sniper and Jumpmaster courses. In 1984, at the rank of Captain, he served as Company commander of the US Army Marksmanship Unit. Patrick earned several military deocrations and badges, including the Meritorious Service Medal, the Bronze Excellence in Competition Rifleman’s Badge and the Overseas Service Ribbon.
In his post-military years, Patrick was a soccer coach and Cub Scout Den Leader. Patrick was named to the Alumni Association Fellowship of Champions in 1988. Now married with two children, Patrick is the Chief Operating Officer at Liberty Petroleum and lives in Bel Air, Md.
Vincent “Vinny” Pedalino ’02 was a champion wrestler and soccer player during his four years on the Hill, and a two-year captain in each sport. A member of the 2000 and 2001 Centennial Conference All Conference soccer teams, Pedalino played midfield/forward and also competed in the Wesley tournament, where he was named MVP in 1999. After being named WMC Rookie of the Year in 1999, the 125-lb. wrestler was a three-time Centennial Conference Champion, winning both team and individual titles (2000, 2001, 2002). Pedalino received the WMC Outstanding Wrestler Award in 2001. He was named All-American in 2000 and 2001 and for his performance in the Virginia Duals he earned the Outstanding Wrestler Award. With an 83-25 career record, Pedalino is ranked fifth in the Green Terror Top Ten for career wins.
After graduation, Pedalino entered the Ocean County Police Academy. He served in the Manalapan Police Department for one year before entering his current job at the Toms River Police Department. There, he has spent five years on the Emergency Service Unit.
Pedalino has coached youth and high school wrestling at the Toms River Wrestling Club since 2002. He and his wife, Samantha, just celebrated their fifth anniversary and are expecting their third child.
John Trainor ’65 started as a linebacker in football his freshman year and lettered all four years. He was a member of the Mason-Dixon ('61, '62, and '63) and Middle-Atlantic ('62 and '63) Conference Championship football teams. He was named Defensive Lineman of the Year in 1964 and 1965, and earned a Little All-American honorable mention in 1965 for his performance as linebacker.
While in naval flight school after his graduation from WMC (now McDaniel), Trainor played a full college schedule with the Pensacola Goshawks. During his service as a Marine Corps Naval Aviator during the Vietnam conflict, he flew more than 800 medevac missions and was awarded 40 Air Medals and a Distinguished Flying Cross. His squadron was awarded the Presidential Unit Citation. He spent his vacations as an assistant football coach at Rhodes College in 1975 and 1976 and, with his wife Margaret, served on the board of the Boys and Girls Club of Memphis for a dozen years. A retired FedEx pilot with 31 years flying all over the world, Trainor spends his time with a good book, working out at the gym, volunteering twice a month at the VA Hospital and shooting one of his 45's at the range, when he isn't polishing or putting miles on his Harley.