Alabama High School Sports Hall of Fame 


25th Induction Ceremony & Banquet at the Renaissance Hotel & Spa at the Convention  Center in Montgomery March 23, 2015 (Jay Sailors photo)

Nominee Categories

Coach: a person who has experienced outstanding achievement as a coach in AHSAA member schools. A retired coach is eligible for nomination after a minimum of 15 years of service to AHSAA member schools. An active coach is eligible after a minimum of 30 years of service to AHSAA member schools. (Service as a coach in the Alabama Interscholastic Athletic Association will be accepted to meet this requirement.)

Administrator: a person who has experienced outstanding achievements or made contributions to athletic or sports excellence while serving as an administrator in AHSAA member schools.  A retired administrator is eligible for nomination after a minimum of 15 years of service to AHSAA member schools. An active administrator is eligible after a minimum of 30 years of service to AHSAA member schools.

Old-Timer: a person who has had a minimum of 15 years of service to AHSAA member schools and has been out of coaching for 30 years or more.

Other: A person who has made outstanding contributions to high school athletic programs as a game official, media representative or other type of supporter.


Nominee Regulations

1. A nominee remains on the active list for three years, and then must be re-nominated in order to be considered again.
2. An inductee, if physically able, must appear in person at the induction ceremonies in order to be officially inducted.

Purpose

         Many individuals have made, and continue to make, outstanding contributions to the schools of Alabama through their extraordinary efforts as coaches, administrators, officials, news media, or supporters. 
        Because their extra efforts, dedication and desire have enabled them to excel in achievement, this excellence should stand out as shining examples for others to emulate.  In order to recognize this excellence, the Alabama High School Sports Hall of Fame has been established.

Nomination Procedure

Nomination Form (Deadline Oct. 16)

1. AHSAA member schools, Hall of Fame Committee members and district boards may make nominations.
2. The principal of the member school making the nomination must sign the nomination form. Forms are available online in the member schools’ section (Form 30) and also at the AHSAA State Office.
3. A member school may make only one nomination per year.
4. A school whose nominee is selected for induction will be required to purchase a banquet table for 8 people in support of it nominee.
5. Nominations, accompanied by resumes and other supporting material, must be made in writing to the secretary/treasurer of the Hall of Fame Committee in are of the AHSAA, P. O. Box 242367, Montgomery, AL 36124-2367.
6. Two letters of recommendation should accompany each nomination, which should be submitted to the AHSAA prior to Oct. 16 of this year. Supportive data (newspaper articles, letters of documentation, etc.) may also be submitted.