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Call for Volunteers

The Niagara Track & Field Hall of Fame is looking for people interested in track and field to become involved with the organization. The Niagara Track & Field Hall of Fame offers many programs, including:

  • Annual election of new members to the Hall of Fame
    • Additional items, materials, and information are being collected on a continual basis.
  • Annual Awards Program
    • Watch lists are produced from January through June for each of our eight annual awards.
  • Athlete of the Month / Athlete of the Season
  • Performance of the Season / Performance of the Year
  • Operates a Virtual Museum
    • The virtual museum contains collections from members of the Hall of Fame as well as information and materials collected in support of the nomination process.

The hall of fame induction ceremony and the presentation of our eight Annual Awards occurs at our annual awards banquet, which is held September every year (typically on the Saturday after Labor Day).

There are other programs that are in development and / or planning stages and will be implemented when they are ready and the Hall of Fame can support them.

Note: The Niagara Association consists of State of New York west of and including counties of Oswego, Onondaga, Cortland, and Broome. Volunteers are NOT required to live in the Niagara Association. However, we are looking for volunteers from all areas of the Niagara Association.

Volunteers

Persons interested in joining the Hall's endeavors should contact Marc Grosso, President, Niagara Track & Field Hall of Fame by sending: .

About the Niagara Track & Field Hall of Fame

The Niagara Track & Field Hall of Fame was formed in 1997 and elected its inaugural class in 1998. Since then, the Niagara Track & Field Hall of Fame has elected a class every year. The Class of 2010 is the thirteenth class to be elected. The total number of individuals elected is now 53. Between the forty-seven (47) male and six (6) female members are nine coaches, three contributors, and forty-one athletes.

The members of the Niagara Track & Field Hall of Fame represent all event groups include thirty-nine US Olympians, winners of fourteen (14) Olympic Gold Medals, five (5) Olympic Silver Medals, and two (2) Olympic Bronze medals. Members have set nine (9) Olympic Records, thirty-seven (37) World Records, forty-nine (49) US Records, and four (4) NCAA Records. They won two (2) World Championships, six (6) Pan-AM Championships, fifty-three (53) US Championships, eleven (11) NCAA Championships, and one hundred seven (107) Conference Championships for their college or university. The careers of the members cover the period from the 1860’s to 2000.

This group represents the best the sport has to offer in the last 150 years.

The Niagara Track & Field Hall of Fame is a 501(c)(3) Not-for-profit organization that is provisionally chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York. It was founded in August 1997 and elected its inaugural class in 1998. With the election of the Class of 2015, our 18th class, there are now 76 members elected to this hall of fame.

The activities of the Niagara Track & Field Hall of Fame are overseen by its Board of Trustees. The Board consists of local, regional, and national representatives with an interest in and extensive knowledge of the operation of Halls of Fame.

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