Nominations are open through Wednesday, October 24 to be included in the pool of candidates for the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2019. Former student-athletes whose last season of competition was 2012-13 or earlier are eligible to be nominated.
Nominations are accepted year-round. However, to be included among this year’s candidates, nominations will need to be submitted by October 24.
Former athletes, coaches, administrators and support personnel at Valparaiso University are eligible for nomination to the Athletics Hall of Fame, as well as former students who have had outstanding careers in athletics-related fields after leaving Valpo. Individuals are eligible for nomination five years after completing their eligibility at Valpo and teams are eligible for nomination 10 years after the season in which they excelled. Current University employees may be nominated after a minimum of 20 years of service to the University, while former employees with less than 20 years of service may be nominated five years after completion of their tenure.
Nominations should include the nominee’s name, sport(s) and year(s) of participation along with support information explaining what distinguishes the nominee for the Hall of Fame. Nominations can be e-mailed to Aaron.Leavitt@valpo.edu. They can also be faxed to 219.464.5762.
Nominations received after October 24 will be included in the pool for the Class of 2020.