Inductees into the Charles DeWild Hall of Fame include student-athletes, coaches, staff members, and special contributors. Student-athletes must have received their degree from Rockford University, graduated a minimum of five years before nomination, and obtained a minimum of all conference/all distict honors. Coaches and staff members may be nominated based on winning, awards received, or contributions/distinction brought to Rockford University through their service to the school. Special contributors must have made a significant impact through their work in external areas related to the Rcckford University Athletics Department.

Congratulations to our 2021 Hall of Fame inductees!

Paula Jones Zigler ’06/’09
Women’s Basketball: 2002-2006, Women’s Volleyball: 2002-2005, Softball: 2003-2006

Nick Colon ’07
Football: 2003-2006

Kristi Strunz Elgersma ’08
Women’s Basketball: 2004-2–6

Timothy Rowe ’08
Baseball: 2004-2007

Shaun Dascher ’09/’12
Baseball: 2007-2009

2021 Event Details

Charles M. DeWild Athletic Hall of Fame Brunch & Induction
Sunday, October 10, 2021
Regents Hall, Blanche Walker Burpee Student Center
10:30 a.m. – Brunch Social
11:00 a.m. – Program Begins, Brunch Served

*Please note that we will continue to monitor and follow all county health and safety protocols related to COVID-19. Should alternate plans be warranted, any registered individuals would be contacted as soon as possible with available options.

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