Nominees must exemplify the highest standards of
sportsmanship, ethical conduct and moral
All candidates will be judged on their
significant and/or long term contributions to
athletics. They must have excelled in his or her
field of sport, whether athlete, coach, contest
official or "other" category, and who through
such achievements have gained state or national
without significant or unusual accomplishments,
does not constitute appropriate credentials for
Arlington Sports Hall of Fame consideration.
Candidates may be living or deceased.
To further explain, athletes would be considered
for their achievements in amateur or professional
athletics on a collegiate, state, national, or
international level. Coaches would be considered
on the basis of their coaching achievements at
the Arlington youth league level, public or
private school, collegiate, state, national, or
international levels. Contest officials would be
considered on the basis of their service at the
high school, collegiate or professional levels.
The "Other" category is for individuals who have
made contributions in some other capacity,
including but not limited to such areas as sports
administration, sports medicine, sports media,
and sponsorship of athletics.
The categories of athlete, coach, contest
official and others are included on the
nomination form for expediency in understanding
the primary area in which an individual is to be
considered for his or her achievements in
athletics. The grouping is meant to assist those
making the nominations in understanding the type
of information required. Once nominees are
inducted, they are not categorized, but all are
recognized as members of the Sports Hall of Fame.