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2019 Ontario Squash Hall of Fame Nomination Information

SELECTION CONSIDERATIONS FOR NOMINEES

In the space provided, please provide the Board of Governors with specific and comprehensive information on your nominee and his or her contributions to squash in Ontario.

To help you prepare your nomination form, we suggest that you look at the biographies of the current members of the Ontario Squash Hall of Fame – ontariosquashhalloffame.com

Please note that the Board of Governors expects nominations to be completed as per the criteria below. It will review all nominations but understand that it is looking for the quality of the individual nominated and the quality of the nomination; not the quantity of submissions for one individual.

The Board of Governors may at its discretion, return a nomination if it is missing critical information.

Player

• Any Ontario resident who has achieved extraordinary success as a competitor in amateur or professional squash. Player nominees shall not be considered until after a two (2) year waiting period following retirement from major open championship competition.

• Any player and/ or builder who has been inducted into the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame is automatically eligible for induction into the Ontario Squash Hall of Fame provided they meet the Ontario residency requirements.

If you are nominating a player, you will need to provide at a minimum, the following information as it applies to your nominee:

1. Number and dates of Ontario titles won (singles, doubles, masters)
2. Number and dates of Canadian titles won (singles, doubles, masters)
3. Number and dates of World or international titles (singles, doubles, masters) or singles level achieved at a world level – i.e. quarter-finals, semi-finals, finals
4. Years on which they represented Team Ontario
5. Years on which they represented Canada
6. Any major Games medals (Commonwealth, Pan Ams)
7. Highest world ranking achieved
8. Other titles

Builder

• Any Ontario resident who has made an extraordinary contribution to the game in a singular role as a volunteer leader, coach or official; or a dual role as a player/volunteer leader, player/coach or player/official.

(a) Volunteer Leader

If you are nominating a player/volunteer, you will need to provide at a minimum, the following information as it applies to your nominee:

1. On which Squash Ontario volunteer committees have they served (i.e. Masters, Juniors,) and the dates. Please include position(s) held (for example, Chair, President, Board Member, etc.)
2. On which Squash Canada volunteer committees have they served (i.e. Masters, Officiating,) and the dates. Please include position(s) held (for example, Chair, President, Board Member, etc.)
3. On which World volunteer committees have they served and the dates. Please include position(s) held (for example, Chair, President, Board Member, etc)
4. On which Regional or League volunteer committees have they served and the dates. Please include position(s) held (for example, President, Executive Committee, etc.)
5. On which International or World Committees have they served and the dates. Please include position(s) held (for example, President, Executive Committee, Chair)
6. Awards or honours received

(b) Coach

If you are nominating a coach, you will need to provide at a minimum, the following information:

1. Coach’s NCCP level
2. Ontario athletes coached and Ontario rankings the athletes have achieved
3. Canadian athletes coached and Canadian rankings the athletes have achieved
4. Ontario or Canadian teams coached
5. Successful club programming (i.e. strong houseleagues, strong junior programming)
6. Contributions to coaching development provincially, nationally, internationally
7. Awards or honours received

(c) Official (Referee)

If you are nominating an official (referee), you will need to provide at a minimum, the following information:

1. Level of officiating (refereeing) certification
2. How long has your nominee been refereeing?
3. Major events at which your nominee has refereed (Ontario Championships, Canadian Championships, World Championships)
4. Number of times your nominee has refereed the finals of Canadian and World Championships
5. Has your nominee been invited to referee at PSA events?
6. Number of Super Series finals refereed
7. Contributions to officiating development in Ontario
8. Awards or honours received

(d) Player/Volunteer Leader

If you are nominating a player/volunteer leader, you will need to provide at a minimum, the following information as it applies to your nominee:

1. On which Squash Ontario volunteer committees have they served (i.e. Masters, Juniors,) and the dates. Please include position(s) held (for example, Chair, President, Board Member, etc.)
2. On which Squash Canada volunteer committees have they served (i.e. Masters, Officiating,) and the dates. Please include position(s) held (for example, Chair, President, Board Member, etc.)
3. On which World volunteer committees have they served and the dates. Please include position(s) held (for example, Chair, President, Board Member, etc)
4. On which Regional or League volunteer committees have they served and the dates. Please include position(s) held (for example, President, Executive Committee, etc.)
5. On which International or World Committees have they served and the dates. Please include position(s) held (for example, President, Executive Committee, Chair)
6. Awards or honours received Number and dates of Ontario titles won (singles, doubles, masters)
7. Number and dates of Canadian titles won (singles, doubles, masters)
8. Number and dates of World or international titles (singles, doubles, masters) or singles level achieved at a world level – i.e. quarter-finals, semi-finals, finals
9. Years on which they represented Team Ontario
10. Years on which they represented Canada
11. Any major Games medals (Commonwealth, Pan Ams)
12. Highest world ranking achieved
13. Other titles

(e) Player/Coach

If you are nominating a player/coach, you will need to provide at a minimum the following information as it applies to your nominee:

1. Coach’s NCCP level
2. Ontario athletes coached and Ontario rankings the athletes have achieved
3. Canadian athletes coached and Canadian rankings the athletes have achieved
4. Ontario or Canadian teams coached
5. Successful club programming (i.e. strong house leagues, strong junior programming)
6. Contributions to coaching development provincially, nationally, internationally
7. Awards or honours received
8. Number and dates of Ontario titles won (singles, doubles, masters)
9. Number and dates of Canadian titles won (singles, doubles, masters)
10. Number and dates of World or international titles (singles, doubles, masters) or singles level achieved at a world level – i.e. quarter-finals, semi-finals, finals
11. Years on which they represented Team Ontario
12. Years on which they represented Canada
13. Any major Games medals (Commonwealth, Pan Ams)
14. Highest world ranking achieved
15. Other titles

(f) Player/Official (Referee)

If you are nominating a player/official (referee), you will need to provide at a minimum the following information as it applies to your nominee:

1. Level of officiating (refereeing) certification
2. How long has your nominee been refereeing?
3. Major events at which your nominee has refereed (Ontario Championships, Canadian Championships, World Championships)
4. Number of times your nominee has refereed the finals of Canadian and World Championships
5. Has your nominee been invited to referee at PSA events?
6. Number of Super Series finals refereed
7. Contributions to officiating development in Ontario
8. Awards or honours received
9. Number and dates of Ontario titles won (singles, doubles, masters)
10. Number and dates of Canadian titles won (singles, doubles, masters)
11 Number and dates of World or international titles (singles, doubles, masters) or singles level achieved at a world level – i.e. quarter-finals, semi-finals, finals
12. Years on which they represented Team Ontario
13. Years on which they represented Canada
14. Any major Games medals (Commonwealth, Pan Ams)
15. Highest world ranking achieved
16. Other titles

Please note that to be inducted into the Ontario Squash Hall of Fame as a Builder in a single role (volunteer leader or coach or official), the individual must be outstanding in their role.

Please note that to be inducted into the Ontario Squash Hall of Fame as a Builder in a dual role as a player/volunteer leader, player/coach or player/referee, the individual must show excellence in both roles.

If you have any questions or require clarification for your nomination, please don’t hesitate to contact any of the Ontario Squash Hall of Fame Board of Governors.

Chair, Anne Anne.Smith@krcc.on.ca
Rob Brooks (905-760-2220)
Sherry Funston sherryfunstontheelder@gmail.com
Penny Glover penny.glover@sympatico.ca
Peter Hall peterhallsquash@gmail.com
Tony Swift tonyswift@rogers.com

Nomination deadline for 2019 is 7 January 2019.

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