Induction Guidelines

The Board of Directors will induct a minimum of two individuals or teams per year to the Golden Eagles Athletic Hall of Fame.

Eligibility for Nomination

  • Alumni are eligible for nomination eight years after graduating.

  • Teams are eligible five years following their recognized season.

  • Former or retired coaches are eligible for nomination one year after leaving St. Joseph’s.

  • Individuals who are neither players nor coaches but have made significant contributions to the College’s athletic program are also eligible.

Selection Criteria


  • exemplified the highest ideals of college athletics, sportsmanship and the spirit of St. Joseph’s motto Esse non Videri - To be, not to seem

  • been a bona fide student and an outstanding athlete

  • made a significant impact on a particular team, made a significant impact on the overall athletic program or exhibited outstanding athletic ability while attaining significant athletic accomplishments


  • won a national, regional or an NCAA statistical championship

  • had an outstanding record during regular-season competition


  • attained significant career accomplishments

  • contributed significantly to the personal development of his/her players and the team

  • Active coaches may be nominated if they have served over 20 years at time of nomination

Other Individuals:

  • made an outstanding contribution to support the overall athletic program of St. Joseph’s College

Nomination Process

Nominations must come from St. Joseph’s College alumni, coaches, faculty, administration or staff. Emphasis is placed on the entire person for all nominees.

The Board of Directors must receive nominations by June 15 for induction in the upcoming fall. A nomination is only considered upon receipt of a fully completed nomination form.

the Golden Eagles Hall of Fame Nomination Form

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