Hall of Fame Award

The Hall of Fame Award honors outstanding individuals who make significant contributions to maintaining physical and health education, physical activity, dance and sport as important parts of the total educational program.

The recipient(s) shall:
  • Currently be a member of SHAPE America and shall have held such membership for at least five (5) years.
  • Successful career as a faculty member, coach, director of athletics, leader in an educational sport organization or researcher or administrator in a college or university setting or school district.
Award Criteria
  • Significant contributions to maintaining physical or health education, physical activity, sport or dance as an equitable and integral part of the total education program or recognized leadership of a quality physical/health education or physical activity program.
  • Furthers the image of physical or health education, healthy physical activity, sport and dance.
  • Symbolizes the educational and developmental potentials of physical education, healthy physical activity, sport and dance.
  • Educational contributions of national significance through the medium of physical or health education, healthy physical activity, sport or dance and identified sub-disciplines through teaching and/or administration.
  • Evidence of social and humanitarian concerns.
  • Service to the profession at the national, regional, and/or state levels.

To Submit a Nomination:

Read the general requirements. Include the following in the award submission:

  • Curriculum vita (CV) not to exceed 10 pages. Reviewers will not read more than 10 pages.
  • Two (2) letters of support from nominators. Letters should specifically address the criteria for the award and how the person qualifies.
  • Biographical sketch (250-300 words)

Deadline is October 15. Submit via mail or email to:

SHAPE America Awards
1900 Association Drive
Reston, VA 20191
[email protected]

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