Nomination – Selection Criteria

Five years must have elapsed since a candidate participated in athletics on their respective teams. (Not  professional athletes)

Those selected, must have resided or participated within Newark, New Jersey. These provisions do not apply to coaches, administrators, and representatives of the schools or organizations that do not have a residency requirement.

The “Performers” category – Athletes who represented Newark  high schools and/or colleges and were residents of Newark will  be selected.

The “Achievers” category – will consist of athletes from college, professional ranks, coaches, administrators, or any other individual who has distinguished themself by contributing to Newark athletics.

Candidates are chosen for their athletic ability, participation and contributions made to sports/athletics and/or community.

The slate of new Inductees will be selected by the Newark Athletic Hall of Fame Selection Committee and ratified by the board.

Nominees for 2024 that are not elected, will remain on the NAHF Nomination List for (3) years.