International Sports Hall of Fame

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International Sport Hall of Fame
LocationChicago, Illinois, USA

The International Sports Hall of Fame (ISHOF) is a section 501(c)(3) Nonprofit organization established in 2012 by Dr. Robert M. Goldman to honor the world's greatest athlete legends in all categories of sports.

The ISHOF's mission is to inspire future generations of athletes by honoring the sports heroes of today.


Potential Induction Candidates are selected on their past and present contributions to the sports world and their charitable works mentoring youth and inspiring future generations of athletes with a "giving back" mindset

Induction ceremonies[edit]

The Hall of Fame Induction ceremonies are held annually at the world's largest sports festival, the Arnold Schwarzenegger Sports Festival, first weekend of March hosting 200,000 attendees and over 22,000 competing athletes in over 80 sports.[1][2][3][4]


Class of 2012

Class of 2013

Class of 2014

Class of 2015

Class of 2016

Class of 2017

  • Lou Ferrigno - Mr. Universe, Movie-TV Actor
  • Herschel Walker - Heisman Trophy & College Football Hall of Fame
  • Bill Kazmaier - 3x World's Strongest Man. World PL Champion
  • Dr. Thomas Rosandich - Founder-U.S. Sports Academy
  • Apolo Ohno - Olympic Speed Skating Champion

Class of 2018

Class of 2019

Class of 2020

Advisory Board[edit]

Global Advisory Board

  • Fairfax Hackley: Senior V.P./ISHOF
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger -7 Time Mr. Olympia
  • Dr. Joseph Maroon - Team Neurosurgeon-NFL Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Dr Nick DiNubulie - Former Team Orthopedic Consultant-NBA Philadelphia 76ers
  • Prof Dr. Eduardo DeRose - International Olympic Committee Medical Commission
  • Randy Couture - UFC World Champion
  • Earl 'The Pearl' Monroe - NBA Hall of Fame
  • Mark Henry - World's Strongest Man/WWE World Champion
  • Thomas P. Rosandich - Founder- U.S Sports Academy
  • Dr Thomas Allen - Clinical Professor Center for Exercise and Sports Medicine University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine
  • Alan Goldberg - Founder - Action Martial Arts Magazine
  • Rob Fletcher - America's Next Great Trainer
  • James Lorimer - Co-Founder Arnold Schwarzenegger Sports Festival
  • Dan O'Malley - Professional Boxer/Wrestler
  • James Manion - President IFBB Pro League
  • Dr. James Stoxen - Team Doctors
  • Dr Rafael Santonja - President IFBB
  • Min Zhu - Deputy Chairman-China Collection Sports Committee
  • Dr Ronald Klatz - Co-Founder-National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
  • David P. Webster - Strong Man Competition Official
  • Rick Collins: Attorney


  2. ^ "The 2018 Inductees To The International Sports Hall of Fame". GENERATION IRON FITNESS NETWORK.
  3. ^ "International Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2019". COLUMBUS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.
  4. ^ "International Sports Hall of Fame at The Arnold Sports Festival". DIGITAL JOURNAL.

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