Welcome to the National High School Track & Field Hall of Fame where we honor and celebrate the accomplishments, contributions, and character of high school track & field’s finest student athletes, coaches and contributors. We inducted our second class this past March (see above photo) and on Dec. 20, 2019 have announced our new Class of 2020 to be inducted next March 12! Check out the new inductees, as well as the first two classes!
The National Scholastic Athletics Foundation (NSAF) has been thrilled to establish the National High School Track & Field Hall of Fame, recognizing the greatest in the storied history of the sport from the early 20th century to the present day. The mission of the National High School Track & Field Hall of Fame is to honor and celebrate the accomplishments, contributions, and character of high school track and field’s finest student athletes, coaches and contributors.
Each of these three classes of candidates — 2018, 2019 and the newly announced (Dec. 20, 2019) Class of 2020 — were selected by a committee of leading historians and experts from the high school track and field community.
The third class of 10 inductees will be inducted Thursday, March 12th, 2020 at the New York Athletic Club, following the Class of 2019 (17 inductees) and inaugural Class of 2018 (30 inductees). BUY CEREMONY TICKETS HERE
Introducing The 2020 Class
(full bios coming soon)
Bob Peoples — Class of 1937, Classen HS, Oklahoma City, OK
Jim Brewer — Class of 1957, North Phoenix HS, Phoenix, AZ
Charlette Cooke — Class of 1966, Compton HS, Compton, CA
Jerry Proctor — Class of 1967, Muir HS, Pasadena, CA
Francie Larrieu — Class of 1970, Fremont HS, Sunnyvale, CA
Craig Virgin — Class of 1973, Lebanon HS, Lebanon, IL
Houston McTear — Class of 1976, Baker HS, Baker, FL
Candy Young — Class of 1980, Beaver Falls HS, Beaver Falls, PA
Coaches & Contributors
Barney Hyman — New Utrecht HS, Brooklyn, NY
Dr. Norb Sander Jr. — The Armory Foundation, New York, NY