St. Paul Academy and Summit School Athletics Hall of Fame
Committee Structure and Selection Guidelines

Shared below is information on the structure of the Athletics Hall of Fame Selection Committee and guidelines used by the group to determine inductees for the upcoming year.

Committee Information: The Athletics Hall of Fame Selection Committee is comprised of alumni/ae and former administrators/coaches. The group has between 5-7 individuals and is tasked with reviewing and selecting the individuals, coaches, and teams who will be inducted into the Athletics Hall of Fame. This committee is provided with information on all individuals who have been nominated for consideration for the Athletics Hall of Fame and uses the criteria below to help guide their selection process.

Athlete Criteria to Consider:

  • Candidate must be a graduate of St. Paul Academy, Summit School, or St. Paul Academy and Summit School.

  • Individuals must have graduated at least 20 years ago in order to be considered.

  • Individual must be nominated in order to be included for consideration

  • If possible, induct nominees in reunion year.

  • The following information is reviewed and considered during deliberations: number of sports played, captainship, team MVP, League MVP, All-Conference Awards, All-State honors, Athena Award Honoree, Athletic Bowl recipient, Joe Schwab and Sarah Converse Award winners, and other athletics related accolades.

  • The opportunities and athletics programs available to Summit School alumnae and athletics offering for women prior to the passage of Title IX in 1972. You can view the History of Athletics Page to learn more about the history of athletics at Summit School.

  • Outstanding achievements following graduation may also be considered.

Coach and Administrator Criteria:

  • Candidates must have coached or administrated at St. Paul Academy, Summit School, or St. Paul Academy and Summit School for five years or more to be considered for nomination.

  • Candidates have successfully guided student athletes in life skills as well as excellence on the field.