June 7th, 2019 — The St. Francis DeSales Athletic Department is currently seeking nominations for the Fifth SFD Athletic Hall of Fame Class. Nominations received prior to July 1 will be considered for the 2019 Hall of Fame Class, which will be inducted on September 14th.
Old nominations are still with the department, and will be in consideration for this years Hall of Fame Class.
St. Francis DeSales Athletic Hall of Fame recipients are chosen by a committee, who will base their selections on a level of excellence in a particular sport (e.g. captain, team MVP, All-district, All-Ohio, etc.), especially as it relates to other teammates and the level of competition during the candidate's era. Consideration is also given to candidates who participated in multiple sports during their careers, even if their level of success varied in those sports. Finally, the committee attempts to select candidates that result in a class of inductees that appropriately represent the broad range of sports at St. Francis DeSales High School.
The criteria for selection is listed below.
Must be a graduate of St. Francis DeSales High School (Athlete)
Must be a past coach at St. Francis DeSales High School (Coach)
Current head coaches who have coached at St. Francis DeSales for a minimum of 5 years
Must be 10 years removed from high school graduation (Athlete)
Must have demonstrated admirable athletic performance and honors
Any exceptions as determined by the committee