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Thank you for your interest in completing a nomination to be considered for the Pana Sports Foundation Hall of Fame. Be sure to read all eligibility and criteria for each category below. Forms must be submitted by June 15th, 2024.  Printed forms are available at TCCU Credit Union in Pana.


Please complete all sections of the form to the best of your ability. All information submitted shall be retained by the Pana Sports Foundation Hall of Fame Selection Committee. Nominators can upload supporting materials (newspaper clippings, magazine articles, yearbook photos, etc.) on the form. It is up to the nominator to prove that the candidate meets the requirements of the Athletic Hall of Fame. It is very important to include as thorough a history as possible, justifying in detail why your nominee is deserving of membership in the PSF Hall of Fame.



▪ Eligible 10 years after graduation from PHS (i.e.; 2008 grad for 2018 induction)

▪ Must be a PHS graduate - selection committee will have discretion in unique, special circumstances (i.e.; death, accident).

  • Must have lettered in one or more varsity sports.

▪ Athletic ability, sportsmanship, character, leadership, contribution to the team, and the games he/she participated in. A similar standard of ethics shall have characterized the years following their time at Pana High School, to the best of the committee’s knowledge.

▪ Awarded All-Conference, All-State, any individual or team championship, any record or winning streak, the league leader in the recognized statistical category, college scholarship, etc. All-star teams, tournaments, and awards were less common in earlier eras, and documentation of achievements might not exist, especially for older nominees. This should be taken into consideration.

  • The committee may also consider post-graduate activities including college and professional experience.


  • Any coach with 10+ years of coaching experience at PHS is eligible (the Committee may make exceptions as to years experience in unique, special circumstances).

  • The nominee must be inactive or have volunteer status.

  • Accomplishments (individual or teams) must have merited league and/or statewide recognition, as well as made significant contributions to the athletic programs at PHS.

  • Coaching ability, loyalty to PHS, leadership, character, athletic expertise, significant contribution to their teams and to the sports they coached must have been demonstrated.

  • The same ethical and life standards expected of his/her athletes shall also characterize the life of the coach.


  • Championship teams having attained record status.


  • Exceptional leadership, character, loyalty to PHS and the passion for, and support of, the success of Pana athletics are paramount.

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