SEPA Soccer Hall of Fame

SEPA Soccer Hall of Fame nominations now being accepted

Applications are now being accepted for nomination into the Southeastern Pennsylvania Soccer Hall of Fame, class of 2017, which will be presented at our annual banquet on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

The banquet will mark the 70th anniversary of the HOF. Founded in 1947 as the Philadelphia Oldtimers Soccer Association, its members formed the National Soccer Hall of Fame in 1950.

Nominations are also being accepted for the following award categories:

  • Male team coach of the year
  • Female team coach of the year
  • Male player of the year
  • Female player of the year
  • Club of the year
  • Referee of the year
  • Young referee of the year (new award)

As an added feature at this year’s banquet, the SEPA Hall of Fame will be honoring all living inductees of our Hall of Fame.

How to nominate someone for the Hall of Fame

Please follow these guidelines when nominating someone for the Hall of Fame. Nominations are accepted for someone who has contributed to the game of soccer in Southeastern Pennsylvania as a player, coach, referee, administrator, promoter or any combination of these.

Nominations must be typed and limited to one page if possible. Please list all soccer and any non-soccer accomplishments with corresponding years. The nominee’s accomplishments should be listed in the bullet style as per the following example:

  • John Smith was an all-city selection at Walt Whitman High School 1996-1998.
  • He is the all-time leading goal scorer for the University of Kensington.
  • Etc.
How to nominate for the award

Nominations should be short and typed in the bullet style. They should list specific reasons why the nominee qualifies for the particular award.

How to submit nominations
  • You may mail the nomination to: SEPA Soccer Hall of Fame, P.O. Box 16114, Philadelphia, PA 19114
  • You may email the nomination as an attachment to
  • You may hand deliver the nomination to Bob Kozlowski, Gordon Dunlop, Jr. or any member of our Board of Directors.

These instructions are also available on our website under the “Nominations” tab:


The deadline for all nominations is March 1, 2017.

Please note

The nominating person must list his or her name and phone number in case we need to contact them for clarifications.

The inductions, along with other awards, will take place at our annual banquet. Please mark your calendar as our 70th Hall of Fame banquet will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Caanstatters Volklfest Verein, 9130 Academy Road, Philadelphia, PA, 19114.

Details and ticket information will be available shortly by email and on our website and Facebook page.

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