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 2023 Hall of Fame inductees!

Kristyn King ’89

Kristyn King was enshrined into the Rockford University Athletic Hall of Fame as a member of the class of 2023. King spent the better part of four decades associated with Rockford University and its athletic department, dating back to her four-year career as a member of the Regent softball team in the late 1980s. Read more about her amazing work with RU athletics. 

Tom Flood ’82

Tom Flood was inducted into the Chuck DeWild Hall of Fame in 2023, after a four-year career as a member of the Rockford University baseball team. The Regents’ baseball program steadily improved throughout Flood’s four seasons in a Rockford uniform. After winning just 23 combined games in 1979 and 1980, Rockford recorded its first twenty-win season in program history in each of the next two years. Read more about his impressive RU baseball career. 

Know an alum, coach, or employee with an exceptional athletic record? Nominate them today.

2023 Hall of Fame inductees, Kristyn King ’89 & Tom Flood ’82

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