CSG Alumni


The following are athletes who competed in the California State Games and have gone on to have illustrious athletic careers.  CSG Alumni include Olympians and World Champions; MLB, NBA, NFL, and WNBA professional athletes; UFC Champions and X-Games Gold Medalists.  Which current CSG athlete will be next on this list?








Reggie Bush

  • CSG Sport: Track & Field
  • Athletic Acomplishments: Current NFL Running Back for  the San Francisco 49ers.  Was a member of the 2010 Super Bowl Champion New Orleans Saints. Has also played for the Detroit Lions and Miami Dolphins.  Heisman Trophy Winner.









Ronda Rousey

  • CSG Sport: Judo
  • Athletic Accomplishments: 2008 Olympic Judo Bronze Medalist; 1st Woman UFC Champion; #1 World MMA Ranking









Chuck Hayes

  • CSG Sport: Basketball
  • Athletic Accomplishments: Current Power Forward in the NBA for Toronto Raptors. Has also played for the Sacramento Kings and Houston Rockets.  Was a member of Team USA at the 2003 Pan-Am Games.









Angela Williams

  • CSG Sport: Track & Field
  • Athletic Accomplishments: 2004, 2008 Track & Field Olympian; Indoor World Champion; First person to win 4 consecutive NCAA Titles in the 100 meters









Tony Clark

  • CSG Sport: Basketball
  • Athletic Accomplishments: Former MLB 1st Baseman for the San Diego Padres.  Also played for for the Tigers, Red Sox, Mets, Yankees, and Diamondbacks.  Selected to play in the MLB All-Star Game in 2001. Currently the Executive Director of the Major League Baseball Players Association.


Stephen Neal

  • CSG Sport: Wrestling
  • Athletic Accomplishments: 1999 World Champion in Freestyle Wrestling; 3-time Super Bowl Champion with New England Patriots










Lyn-Z Adams

  • CSG Sport: Skateboarding
  • Athletic Accomplishments: 2004, 2007 and 2009 X-Games Gold Medalist in Skateboard Vert











Bryshon Nellum

  • CSG Sport: Track & Field
  • Athletic Accomplishments: Competed in the 2012 Olympics after suffering a devestating injury and having doctors tell him he never recover enough to be able to run as a World-class athlete.  He won a silver medal as a member of the 4x400 relay team, and was such an inspiration to his teammates that they selected him to bear the United States flag at the Closing Ceremonies of the Olympic Games.








Brandi Davis

  • CSG Sport: Basketball
  • Athletic Accomplishments: Former WNBA player for the Los Angeles Sparks








Janet Dykman

  • CSG Sport: Archery
  • Athletic Accomplishments: 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008 Archery Olympian









Ricky Williams

  • CSG Sport: Wrestling
  • Athletic Accomplishments: Heisman Trophy Winner at the Univeristy of Texas.  2002 NFL Pro Bowl MVP.  Former Running Back in the NFL for the Miami Dolphins, New Orleans Saints, and Baltimore Ravens








Tiffany Snow

  • CSG Sport: Field Hockey
  • Athletic Accomplishments:  2012 Olympian with USA Field Hockey; 2002 NCAA Field Hockey Player of the Year








Soren Thompson

  • CSG Sport: Fencing
  • Athletic Accomplishments: 2004, 2012 Fencing Olympian.  Gold Medalist at 2012 Fencing World Championships.  First California State Games athlete to be named National Congress of State Games Athlete of the Year.









Monique Henderson

  • CSG Sport: Track & Field 
  • Athletic Accomplishments: 2000, 2004, 2008 Olympian.  Won the Olympic Gold Medal in the 4X400 realy in the 2004 and 2008 Olympics.  Set the NCAA record in the 400 meter in 2005 that still stands today.









Brett Ormsby

  • CSG Sport: Water Polo
  • Athletic Acomplishments: 2004 Olympian with USA Water Polo team. 4-time NCAA All-American and 2004 NCAA National Water Polo Player of the Year









Luke Walton

  • CSG Sport: Basketball
  • Athletic Acomplishments: Former NBA player for the Cleavland Cavilliers and Los Angeles Lakers.  Won 2 NBA Championships with the Lakers.  Currently and assistant coach for the Golden State Warriors









Valarie Lafon

  • CSG Sport: Judo
  • Athletic Acomplishments: 2008 Judo Olympian, 3-time Pan American Judo Tournament Gold Medalist