Nomination Criteria

INDUCTION CATEGORIES

Athlete

Team

Coach/Administrator

Contributor 

   

Nomination Criteria for Athlete

  • Must include biographical sketch and at least one letter of support
  • Five years since last time competed if a college/university graduate; ten years since last time competed if not a college/university graduate
  • And at least one of the following for consideration

            NAIA National Player of the Year

            Conference Player of the Year

            NAIA National Champion

NAIA 1st Team, 2nd team, 3rd Team, honorable mention All-American

            NAIA National record Holder (single season or career)

            Conference record holder (single season or career)

            1st team, 2nd team, 3rd team, honorable mention All-Conference

            HSSU career record holder

   

Nomination Criteria for Team

  • Must include historical perspective and information with documents detailing why the team should be considered for induction and at least one letter of support
  • Team is not eligible until five years after the outstanding season
  • Team should have had an outstanding season in terms of wins/losses and post-season accomplishments or have had some other significant achievement as a team (EX: NAIA National championship; undefeated regular season, NAIA Top 10 ranking, National Championship runner-up; National Championship Semifinal)
  • The induction of a team will not prohibit the separate induction of one or more members

               

Nomination Criteria for Coach

  • Must include biographical sketch and at least one letter of support
  • Must have coached a minimum of five (5) seasons at HSSU and have been separated from HSSU at least 5 years; if coached at HSSU for 20 years, then coach is immediately eligible for nomination
  • And at least one of the following for consideration

            Must have career winning record of .600

            Conference/Regional Coach of the Year

            Conference/Regional Championship

  • Conference Post-Season Championship

            National Championship

            National Coach of the Year

            All- time winningest HSSU coach

            Led team to National Championship

  • Must have left the university in good standing
 

Nomination Criteria for Administrator

  • Must include biographical sketch and at least one letter of support
  • At least five years of service to HSSU
  • Must be separated from HSSU for a period of 5 years
  • List of athletic accomplishments should include direction of program under administrator; facilities developed; persons hired; programs developed; conference/national achievement/involvements; length of distinguished service
  • Must possess sportsmanship, good character and integrity
  • Must have left the university in good standing

   

Nomination Criteria for Contributor

  • Must include biographical sketch with information supporting service to HSSU and at least one letter of support
  • At least five years of distinguished service to HSSU athletics
  • An advocate for HSSU athletes
  • Must be nominated by an athlete, administrator, coach, alum of HSSU
  • Does not have to have been a Harris-Stowe Sate athlete
  • Does not have to have been a Harris-Stowe state graduate
  • Other evidence of service to the institution, conference, NAIA  
 
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