Hall of Fame

LIFE MEMBERSHIP

Criteria for Life Membership:

  • Outstanding and sustained service to hockey in Australia at national and/or international levels,
  • Conspicuous achievement in significant areas of endeavour, which enhanced hockey at the national and/or international level.

Nominations:

  • The nomination window will open at the Hockey Australia General Council meeting in November and close on the 1st of February each year.
  • Nominations will be received by the Hockey Australia Hall of Fame Committee, recommendations from these nominations will presented to the Hockey Australia Board of Directors for approval.
  • Approved nominees will be presented to the Hockey Australia Council at the Annual Council meeting in May for ratification.
  • Nomination forms should be submitted to ha@hockey.org.au via the member association in which the nominee resides.
  • Life Membership Nomination Form

Hockey Australia Life Members


AWARD OF MERIT

Criteria for Award of Merit:

  • Dedicated and sustained commitment to the development of hockey in Australia,
  • Devoted and successful service to hockey and the promotion of the basic values, which underpin our sport.

Nominations:

  • The nomination window will open at the Hockey Australia General Council meeting in November and close on the 1st of February each year.
  • Nominations will be received by the Hockey Australia Hall of Fame Committee, recommendations from these nominations will presented to the Hockey Australia Board of Directors for approval.
  • Approved nominees will be presented to the Hockey Australia Council at the Annual Council meeting in May for ratification.
  • Nomination forms should be submitted to ha@hockey.org.au via the member association in which the nominee resides.
  • Award of Merit Nomination Form

Hockey Australia Award of Merit recipients 


HALL OF FAME

In 2008, Hockey Australian launched its Hall of Fame with its inaugural 22 inductees, recognising those athletes and coaches who have achieved excellence on the international playing field and, by their achievements, significantly enhanced the image of the sport.

Criteria for the Hall of Fame:

  • Outstanding achievement in hockey competition at the highest level available;
  • Players must be accepted as a product of the Australian hockey system or have established their reputations while resident in Australia;
  • Players must have retired from top level competition for five (5) years, (for officials this is not the case);
  • Merit is the overwhelming consideration for induction into the Hall of Fame as a player or official;
  • An inductee may be inducted posthumously.

Nominations:

  • Recommendations from the Hockey Australia Hall of Fame Committee will be presented to the Hockey Australia Board of Directors for approval.

Hockey Australia Hall of Fame inductees


LEGEND

Legendary status will be bestowed on Hockey Australia Hall of Fame members whose achievements have inspired and motivated others and whose standing and renown have reached ionic status over the years. These are the crème de la crème of hockey.

Criteria for Legend Status:

The condition for gaining induction can transcend performance and take into account character, sportsmanship and their extraordinary reputation world- wide.

It recognizes and salutes the enduring contribution of these people whose names will always be synonymous with the highest level of hockey

  • Legends will come from existing Hall of Fame inductees
  • Persons can only be considered for legend Status after 3 years in the Hall of Fame
  • At any time, there should be no more than 10 percent of Hall of Fame members inducted as Legends

Nominations:

  • Recommendations from the Hockey Australia Hall of Fame Committee will be presented to the Hockey Australia Board of Directors for approval.

Hockey Australia Legends


PRESENTATION

Hockey Australia will endeavour to present recipients with their award at a Hockey Australia run event in their home state.