Gilbert "Gil McAllister (Class of 2011)

Gil came to Richmond from Norfolk, where he was born in 1943 joining the United States Marine Corps after high school and rests since may 2012 in Virginia Veterans Cemetery honoring his service as a Marine Sergeant in Vietnam. Gil was an exemplary VHSL and USSF official, who took the tools he honed as a successful referee into the classroom as a USSF State Instructor rising to the position as State Director of Instruction. Both on and off the pitch he trained and mentored countless referees in Central Virginia and beyond. In 2001 he took over responsibility as Chairman of the State Referee Committee, in which capacity he served until his retirement from exemplary service to the development of soccer in Virginia.