Welcome to the Norwich Sports Hall of Fame Website!

Hello and welcome to the Norwich Sports Hall of Fame.

We are a non-profit organization that was established in January of 1968. We are sponsored by the Thamesville Athletic Club of Norwich. Annually, we recognize extraordinary athletic accomplishments made by local individuals by inducting them into the Norwich Sports Hall of Fame.

Not only are the achievements of talented athletic individuals recognized, the SHOF recognizes those individuals that provide outstanding community service in the realms of developing, coaching and mentoring of athletics by honoring them with the Joseph Kapteina Service Award.

We also recognize a “Sports Person of the Year” to an individual who has recognized athletic achievement and may have contributed in other civic endeavors.

Thanks to the generosity of the Thamesville Athletic Club, we recognize two graduating seniors, one from the Norwich Free Academy and one from the Norwich Technical School who plan to continue their formal education by presenting them with an athletic scholarship. They are selected based on their outstanding achievement in athletics. Academic success, good sportsmanship and citizenship, along with financial need are also considered.

Our organization also takes great pride in encouraging and fostering youth athletics. Each summer we are able to help underprivileged children by sponsoring their participation in summer sports camps. We are able to do this through the generosity of public and local business donations.

Please take a moment to wander about our website.

Perhaps you know someone that is an outstanding candidate and should be nominated as a SHOF inductee or Kapteina service award recipient. Feel free to fill out a nominating form and submit it or maybe you would like to support our efforts by making that all important donation.

We would love to see you at the banquet in June to honor the next exceptional group of individuals that become a part of Norwich sports history.

Thank you for visiting and come back again!