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Nominations Being Accepted for 2014 University of Denver Athletic Hall of Fame
Courtesy: Denver Athletics  
Release: 06/28/2007
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Purpose

The University of Denver Athletic Hall of Fame was founded to honor, pay tribute to and perpetuate the memory of those individuals who, either through participation, support or interest, have made outstanding contributions in the field of intercollegiate athletics and who have helped to bring recognition, honor, distinction and excellence to the University of Denver.

All varsity intercollegiate sport programs in the history of intercollegiate athletics at the University of Denver will be inducted.

 

Selection Process and Categories of Membership

The categories of membership are: athletes, athletic teams, coaches, administrators, support staff and any other persons who have made outstanding contributions to varsity athletics at the University of Denver.

Nominations for Membership in the Athletic Hall of Fame
are sumitted by all supporters of the University of Denver Division of Athletics and Recreation (Alumni, Parents, Donors, Season Ticket Holders, Staff, etc.) by clicking the following link: 2014 DU Athletic Hall of Fame Nomination Infomation.  

Nominations will be accepted through May 31, 2014.

A selection Committee made up of current DU Hall of Fame members and Division of Athletics and Recreation staff will vote on the finalist for induction.

 

The Selection Committee will accept as nominees those individuals who satisfy the following categories and qualifications:

 

Former Student-Athletes (Male and Female)    

 

  1. Outstanding contribution to intercollegiate athletics at the University of Denver.
  2. Recipient of at least two varsity letters or equivalent accomplishments as verified by the Department of Athletics.
  3. Five years since last year of intercollegiate athletics eligibility.    

 

Former Coaches

 

  1. Outstanding contributions to their sport program(s) at the University of Denver.           
  2. Minimum of three years tenure in the Department of Athletics.        
  3. Retirement, death or departure from the Department of Athletics of at least three years.

 

Former Athletes, Administrators and Support Staff

 

  1. Outstanding contributions to intercollegiate athletics at the University of Denver.     
  2. Minimum of five years tenure in the Department of Athletics. 
  3. Retirement, death or departure from the Department of Athletics of at least three years.

 

Special Category for Teams

 

Eligibility for teams for induction to the Athletic Hall of Fame shall be based on outstanding accomplishments at the conference or independent level of competition. An athletics’ team shall be considered as one inductee and the induction of a team shall not prohibit the separate induction of one or more members of an inducted team. For teams to be eligible to be inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame, five years must have passed since the last year of competition.

 

Special Category for Individuals

Eligibility for individuals who have brought distinction and honor to the University of Denver shall be eligible for induction to the Athletic Hall of Fame. Special achievements should be based on significant contributions to the ideal of intercollegiate athletics at the University of Denver and involvement and support of the intercollegiate athletics program.

Click here to access online nomination form!

The 2014 DU Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place on Saturday, November 1, 2014 as part of the University's Sesquicentennial celebrations. Travel and lodging discounts are available to DU alumni and supporters from our many sponsors. Click here for a complete list.

 

For additional research assistance on your nominee, please contact DU Historian Steve Fisher via email (sfisher@du.edu) or phone (303-871-3428).

 

For information concerning the DU Athletic Hall of Fame please contact Senior Associate Athletic Director for External Relations Jeff Howard via email at jeff.howard@du.edu or via phone at 303-871-7893.

Previous Inductees

 

Class of 2012  | Ceremony Photos

Class of 2010 | Ceremony Photos

Class of 2008

Class of 2007

Class of 2006

Class of 2005

Class of 2004

Class of 2003

Class of 2002

Class of 2001

Class of 2000

Class of 1999

Class of 1997

Class of 1996 (inaugural)

 

 


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