Field Hockey Canada is excited to open up nominations for the upcoming 2020 class of Hall of Fame Inductees. Please see below for nomination criteria. Visit our resources below for more information. Nominations are open until October 31, 2020.
The Field Hockey Canada Hall of Fame was created in 2014 to recognize those who have made a significant contribution to the sport of field hockey in Canada. The Field Hockey Canada Hall of Fame Committee was established by the FHC Board of Directors to lead the activities of the FHC Hall of Fame.
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- Terms of Reference
- Nomination Criteria
- Hall of Fame Inductees
- Nomination Form
Nominations will be accepted in the categories of Athlete, Coach, Official, and Builder.
- Must be a Canadian citizen or have lived in Canada for over 25 years.
- Must demonstrate exemplary values and personal characteristics.
- Must have made a defining contribution to the sport of field hockey and/or indoor hockey in Canada
Additionally, Nominees will be assessed according to the specific criteria established for each category as follows:
- Retired from playing at the international level for at least five years
- Attained a significant record of achievement on the field of play while playing for Canada
- Brought honour and recognition to Canada both on and off the field of play
- Played for Canada in the Olympic Games, the World Cup, Pan Am Games, Commonwealth Games or other high level international competition.
- Through dedicated efforts and expertise over a period of at least five years raised the Canadian team performance significantly in international competition.
- Recognized as a leader in the sport of field hockey both internationally and domestically.
- Provided leadership to the development of high performance coaches in Canada over a period of at least four years.
- Coached Canadian teams in the Olympic Games, World Cups, Pan Am Games, Commonwealth Games or other high level competitions.
- Recognized for expertise as an outstanding umpire or technical official at the international level for a period of more than five years
- Been appointed as an official for at least 75 international matches including the Olympic Games, World Cups, Pan Am Games, Commonwealth Games or other high level competitions
- Provided strong leadership to the development of top level international officials in Canada over a period of at least four years.
- Contributed significantly and extraordinarily to the growth and development of Canadian field hockey over at least a 10 year period
- A Builder may be active or inactive to be considered and will be evaluated on contributions and impact.
How to Make a Nomination
Each nomination must include, at a minimum, a Field Hockey Canada Hall of Fame Nomination Form completed by the Nominator, a curriculum vitae of the Nominee and at least one letter of support from someone other than the Nominator who has good knowledge of the Nominee’s contribution to hockey in Canada. Additional material such as media information related to the Nominee’s contribution will be accepted.
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