Harker alums Joelle Anderson ’17, Ryan Cali ’10, Christopher McCallaCreary ’11, Rebecca (Chang) Kaloudis ’03 and Vivian Wang ’18 were inducted into the Harker Athletic Hall of Fame as part of Harker Day on Oct. 7. The inductees were recognized for their athletic performance as well as their dedication to becoming well-rounded student athletes. Anderson was unable to attend the ceremony but appeared in a special video message.
As a Harker student, Anderson was honored as the girls varsity soccer squad’s Most Valuable Player three times and was named West Bay Athletic League’s soccer forward of the year. She also was voted player of the week in Mercury News and Max Preps polls, and posted 101 goals and 35 assists over the course of three seasons. While at Pepperdine University, Anderson was selected for the All-West Coast Conference team five times, and was also a five-time All-West region selection. She was drafted 26th overall in the 2021 National Women’s Soccer League Draft and now plays professionally for the NWSL’s Houston Dash.
In his senior year, Cali was named both Harker’s male athlete of the year and boys varsity basketball MVP. His talents and work ethic also earned him recognition from the WBAL and Central Coast Section, and he was selected for the First Team All-West Bay and received an All CCS Honorable Mention. As team captain, he led varsity basketball to four seasons of 20 wins. After graduating, Cali played in two 20-win seasons at Foothill College. He later attended and graduated from Linfield University, and served as Linfield’s basketball assistant coach and strength and conditioning coach for three years after graduating. He now works as a personal trainer and established an online coaching business in 2023.
McCallaCreary was a prolific and dominant wrestler at Harker, posting an overall 104-30 record with 20 school wrestling tournament championships. In 2011, he became Santa Clara County champion in both freestyle and Greco-Roman and placed third in the state championship. McCallaCreary also impressed as a football player, rushing for 450 yards in 62 carries in his senior year and scoring four touchdowns. He later discovered a passion for music and went on to receive a diploma in audio engineering from SAE Institute of Technology in 2013. He now works as a musician and audio engineer in New York City and interns with EastSide Sound, one of the city’s longest-running recording studios.
Volleyball phenom Rebecca (Chang) Kaloudis was a huge asset to Harker’s early high school volleyball teams, being named MVP for all four years at the upper school, and led the team to its first CCS tournament appearance in 2000. Additionally, she was named MVP of the 2001 Milpitas Volleyball Tournament. As a soccer player, she also was named varsity MVP in 2000, 2001 and 2002. She went on to play Division I volleyball at the University of Pennsylvania, which was the 2003 Ivy League Champion. She is now a physician assistant in pediatric surgery at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Tampa, Fla., and lives in Lutz, Fla., with her husband and daughter.
Vivian Wang was a decorated swimmer at Harker, becoming the CCS individual champion three times and a CIF state championship finalist five times. She was also a four-time MVP for the Harker swim team as well as a WBAL All-League MVP and All-American. All seven of the school records she broke as a Harker athlete still stand. Wang later swam varsity at Princeton from 2018-22, during which Princeton was the 2022 Ivy League Champions and Wang was named to the First Team All-Ivy and Academic All-Ivy team. She also served as the Princeton swim team’s student-athlete wellness leader. Wang now lives in New Jersey where she works as an investment analyst in the asset management industry.
Harker’s Athletic Hall of Fame, launched Oct. 5, 2018, honors the dedication and sacrifice of Harker’s athletes, teams, coaches and sports supporters. Inductees are selected annually based on their exemplifying desirable character traits at Harker and beyond, and having distinguished themselves in competition representing Harker, their colleges, at the professional level or through long service to Harker in the field of athletics. All members of the Athletic Hall of Fame receive an award for display and have their names enshrined on the Hall of Fame wall in the athletic center on the upper school campus. For more information about the Hall of Fame, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.