NFCA Hall of Fame Nomination Process
Nominations may be made by any NFCA member in good standing. Nominations should be submitted using the official NFCA Hall of Fame nomination form.
- If you are an NFCA member please login and submit our online form: NFCA Hall of Fame Nomination Form
- If you are an administrator and would like to nominate an NFCA member coach for the Hall of Fame please download and complete this form: NFCA Hall of Fame Nomination Form (Non-Members ONLY)
Hall of Fame Guidelines:
|1.||Anyone may nominate a qualified candidate for the NFCA Hall of Fame provided that the candidate meets all of the criteria listed below|
The candidate’s name must be submitted prior to October 1, 2022 to be considered for the 2023 Hall of Fame class. The candidate’s name and final nomination will be due November 1, 2022 to be considered for the 2023 Hall of Class.
|3.||The form must be completed and all additional materials must be submitted prior to November 1, 2022 to be considered for the 2023 Hall of Fame class.|
|4.||The nomination must be amply supported by additional articles, information, and materials about the candidate.|
|5.||The nomination must contain three letters of recommendation.|
|6.||Eligible nominees must meet the following criteria:
*Exception: Individuals who meet all other criteria may be inducted into the Trailblazer Category without 20 years of coaching experience.
Trailblazer Category: recognizes an NFCA member who has contributed above and beyond to the sport of softball through exceptional service, leadership, coaching and/or participation.
Hall of Fame Process:
|1.||All nominations must be completed and submitted by November 1, 2022.|
|2.||Completed submissions will be downloaded by the NFCA Liaison and sent to the Chair of the Hall of Fame Committee.|
|3.||The Hall of Fame Committee Chair will do a preliminary review and send every nomination to members of the Hall of Fame Committee.|
|4.||At the NFCA 2022 Convention the Hall of Fame Committee will convene and select the 2023 inductees from the pool of candidates.|
|5.||The 2023 inductees for the following year will be announced during the 2022 Hall of Fame Banquet.|
|6.||Candidates not selected during their year of submission will remain in the pool of candidates for the next five consecutive years.|
|7.||Candidates not selected within the next five consecutive years must be removed from the pool for one year before they may be re-nominated.|
|8.||Awards may be made posthumously.|