Welcome to the Greater Evansville Sports Hall of Fame

The Greater Evansville Sports Hall of Fame Banquet is celebrated annually to bring awareness to all the great players, coaches, and ambassadors to multiple sports programs in the Greater Evansville Area.  Other individual halls include Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, and Semi-Pro Baseball.

All past and current Hall of Fame Inductees are invited to join us to acknowledge those who made an impact to sports in our area.

Dedicated to:

Players

 

Coaches

 

Media

 

Administrators

 

Featured Hall of Famers

Don’t just take it from us, these individuals made an impact!

Darrell was born in Owensboro, Kentucky and attended Daviess County High School. He is an American motorsports analyst, author, national television broadcaster, and successful NASCAR driver.
Darrell Waltrip

Born and raised in Evansville, Indiana. Lilly attended F.J. Reitz High School and graduated from Indiana University in 2019 with a degree in Physical Education. At the Rio 2016 Olympic Games earned 2 gold medals  (4x100m medley, 100m breast).
Lilly King

Chip comes from Paducah, Kentucky and has had over 31 Open Championship Appearances. Aki can now be found at USBC Headquarters on the International Bowling Campus in Arlington, Texas. Chip Aki

GESHOF Sports Hall of Fame Inductees

CLASSSPORTCATEGORYFIRST NAMELASTNAMECITYSTATEHIGH SCHOOLCOLLEGEPRO
2018BowlingBowlerChipAkiPaducahKYTilghman HSWichita StateYes
2018TennisPlayerElissaKimNorth HS
2018Cross CountryCoachDr. BillStegemollerSullivanINUnion HSIU
2018MotorsportsDriverDarrellWaltripOwensboroKY
2018MotorsportsDriverMichaelWaltripOwensboroKY
2018OtherCoach / AdministrationPattiBuchtaOtwellINPike Central HSWabash, Oakland, and UE
2018OtherCoachJonSiau
2018OtherCoachRuthWaller
2018OtherGymnastBreashaPruitt
2018SoccerPlayerDavidNicholsonEvansvilleINIU
2018SoccerCoachFredSchmalzSt. LouisMOLaboure HSQuincy & Western Illinois University
2018SoccerPlayerJoshTudelaEvansvilleINNorth HSIUYes
2018SoccerPlayerTimViethEvansvilleINReitz Memorial High SchoolDuke
2018SoccerPlayer/CoachBillViethEvansvilleINReitz Memorial HSSt. Louis Univ.
2018SoccerPlayerAngieWerne LensingEvansvilleINNorth HSUE
2018SoftballCoachSueKunkleEvansvilleIN
2018SoftballPlayerRandyBarnhill
2018SoftballCoachBillWisuri
2018SoftballCoachGordonWoodMononINNorth White HSVincennes
2018Softball - Fast-PitchPlayerGwenLewisHobartINHobart HSISU
2018Softball - Fast-PitchPlayerBeckyLisSomervilleNJCastle HSSIU
2018Softball - Fast-PitchPlayerMary Lou "Tommie"Taylor
2018Softball - Fast-PitchCoachMikeWilson
2018Softball - Fast-PitchPlayerVirginiaMattingley
2018SwimmingSwimmerLillyKingEvansvilleINFJ Reitz HSIUYes
2018TennisPlayerMacieElliottReitz MemorialSouthern Methodist University
2018TennisPlayerStephanieHazlettEvansvilleINHeritage Hills High SchoolUniv of FloridaYes
2018WrestlingWrestlerCraigWeinzapfelEvansvilleINMater DeiPurdue
2018TennisPlayer/CoachLouiseOwenEvansvilleINCentral HSEvansville College
2018TennisPlayerLanaeRenschlerNewburghINCastle HS
2018TennisPlayer/CoachBrianRitzEvansville DayPurdue
2018TennisPlayer/ReferreeLeeSublettNorth HS
2018TennisPlayerMargoStevensonReitz Memorial HS
2018Track & FieldRunnerBryceBrownEvansvilleINHarrison HSTexas Tech
2018Track & FieldRunnerMarkBuseHuntingburgINSouthridge High SchoolIU
2018Track & FieldRunnerBudGarland
2018Track & FieldRunnerBethReidFort BranchINGibson Southern High SchoolPurdue
2018Track & FieldCoachCharlieSieskyBosse HS
2018Track & FieldOfficialEdRusk
2018Track & FieldOfficialRubyRusk
2018VolleyballCoachLindaCrickUE?
2018WrestlingWrestlerMattCoughlinEvansvilleINMater DeiIU
2018WrestlingCoachMikeGoebelEvansvilleINMater Dei(Evansville) Indiana State University
2018WrestlingWrestlerJasonGreerPrincetonINPrinceton HS
2018WrestlingWrestlerDarrenGrimwoodHarrisonPurdue
2018WrestlingWrestlerJoshHardyPrinceton HS
2018WrestlingWrestlerJeffHarpReitz
2018WrestlingCoachRandyHelfrich
2018WrestlingWrestlerSamLambEvansvilleINBosse HSIU then UE
2018WrestlingWrestlerBlakeMauerMater DeiOhio State
2018WrestlingWrestlerThadOldhamChandlerINCastleIU
2018WrestlingWrestler/CoachGregSchaeferEvansvilleINMater DeiIU
2018WrestlingWrestlerAndySchneiderMount Vernon HS
2018Cross CountryRunnerToddRellerBeardstownILUSI
2018OtherGESHOF Board of DirectorsKellyDearmond

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If you would like to donate any memorabilia or have information for the Greater Evansville Sports Hall of Fame, please contact us today.