The purpose of the Northern Michigan University Sports Hall of Fame is to recognize elite athletes, alums, staff, and contributors who have distinguished themselves in the field of athletics, either by virtue of their performance on athletic teams representing the University or by meritorious efforts on behalf of athletics either as an undergraduate or in years after leaving the University. Consideration will also be given to those who have made other significant contributions to the athletic program at Northern Michigan University.
The nominee must be a former NMU student-athlete or team. Faculty, staff and others who have made a significant contribution to Northern’s athletic program, or have given significant contributions to NMU athletics, may also be considered.
The nominee must have departed Northern Michigan University five years; The nominee must have demonstrated good citizenship.
Coaches, administrators, faculty, staff, or other contributors
Are not bound by a time limit; Current NMU coaches and staff are not eligible for consideration; The nominee must have demonstrated good citizenship
For consideration, a team must have demonstrated national prominence; No more than one team will be recognized in any given year; Five years must elapse before a team could be so recognized; Team nominations and inductions include all student-athletes and coaching staff.
Current Members of the Northern Michigan University Sports Hall of Fame