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HUNT SILCOCK

On December 29th, 2002 Hunt Silcock passed away. On January 3rd, 2003 Hunt's life was celebrated at St. Rita Catholic Church where a thousand members of his extended family attended. For those of you who were unable to attend, we have been able to provide you with a copy of the remarks by both his soccer coach, David Hudgell, and his Headmaster, Arnie Holtberg. To reach those remarks, click on Remarks in the Menu above..


This web site has been expanded to show some of the more humorous anecdotes relating to Hunt's life as well as other remembrances. To these contributors, our family is eternally grateful. Anyone who wishes to contribute to these anecdotes, remembrances or photos please email me at jimsilcock@hotmail.com .We need to remember Hunt in the energetic, mischievous, ever-smiling way he embraced his life. If he were here today he would want us to "stop crying and live life to the fullest."


One year after Hunt's death, the Hunt4Soccer Foundation was created as a way to remember Hunt. Hunt4Soccer is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing at risk children the opportunity to not only learn, play and enjoy the game of soccer, but to teach the importance of team effort, fair competition and good sportsmanship. The program works with after school programs and each of these programs' participants receives a soccer ball to keep upon completion of the program,s curriculum.  To date, Hunt4Soccer has provide over 90,000 soccer balls through its affiliated programs. Hundreds of thousands of children have played with Hunt4Soccer soccer balls. The Hunt4Soccer website is http://www.hunt4soccer.org .


St. Mark's School of Texas, Hunt's school, has created two awards in memeory of Hunt. The first is provided annually to a seventh grade student and the second to varsity soccer players. A list of recipients follows.



St. Mark's School of Texas - Hunt Silcock Award Winners - 7th Grade

YearNameClass
2005Jeff Perkins2010
2006Hayden Wolf2011
2007Brooks Jones2012
2008Reid Thompson2013
2009Case Brabham2014
2010Nathan Ondracek2015
2011Brannon Rouse2016
2012Teddy Koudelka2017
2013Blake Daugherty2018
2014Lyle Ochs2019
2015Colin Campbell2020
2016Aayan Khasgiwala2021

St. Mark's School of Texas - Hunt Silcock Varsity Soccer Award Winners

NameAgeDate
2008Charlie Neil and Michael Rubin2008
2009Johnathan Rivera and Whit Shaw2009
2010Davis Johnson and Misael Trejo2010
2011Will Johnson2011
2012Nick Mahowald2012
2013Daniel Hersch and Kareem Itani2013
2014John Garnsey and Jacob Wilner2014
2015Jack Fojtasek and Hilario Vargas2015
2016Sam Eichenwald and Charlie O'Brien2016