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Markham Sport Hall of Fame



Celebrating our Past, Inspiring our Future

The City of Markham is proud to announce the launch of the Markham Sport Hall of Fame to honour, celebrate, preserve and share the outstanding accomplishments and contributions of those who have brought regional, national and international recognition to Markham through their involvement in sports.

It takes great talent for one to achieve excellence in sports, especially on the world stage and in Markham we have many individuals who have achieved this level of recognition.

The City of Markham is home to many great athletes, including but not limited to Steven Stamkos, Andre De Grasse, Michelle Li, Milos Raonic, Sara Wells and many more.




Let The Nominations Begin!

Have a local sports hero or team you wish to nominate into the Markham Sport Hall of Fame? Great! We want to hear from you.

Successful candidates must have a widely recognized direct connection to the City of Markham such as, but not limited to:

  • Born in Markham; or
  • Grew up in Markham; or
  • Resided, employed, or trained in Markham at time of achievement(s); or
  • Long-time resident of Markham; or
  • A member of a team completing for Markham

Nomination Categories include:

  • Athlete (Current/Legend)* - Open to male or female, able body or para
  • Team (Current/Legend)* - Open to male, female or mixed, able body or para
  • Builder (Current/ Legend)* - includes: founders, financial contributors, media, coaches/managers

*Current is defined as inductees sport accomplishment or contribution completed within the past 5 years. Legend is defined as inductees sport accomplishment or contribution completed 5 or more years.


2018 Nomination Period:

April 11 - July 15, 2018


Submit your nomination:

1. Download and complete the MSHOF Nomination Form PDF by clicking the button below:

2. Email your completed MSHOF Nomination Form PDF and any supporting documentation to mshof@markham.ca. Please note that we cannot accept emails that are greater than 5MB. Please include “MSHOF 2018 Nomination” in your email subject line.

Alternatively, you may choose to mail your completed Nomination Form and supporting documentation to:

Markham Sport Hall of Fame (MSHOF)
City of Markham, Attn. S. Chait
101 Town Centre Blvd.
Markham, ON L3R PW3

Please note Nominations must be received no later than July 15, 2018.

Only completed forms will be submitted to the Markham Sport Hall of Fame Selection Committee. Decisions of the Markham Sport Hall of Fame Selection Committee shall be final.



Nomination Kick-Off Event

Event: Markham Sport Hall of Fame Nomination Kick-Off Event
Date: Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
Location: Markham Pan Am Centre (Pool Deck), 16 Main St. Unionville

We kicked off our inaugural nomination campaign at the Markham Pan Am Centre on the Pool Deck. Guest athletes in attendance included:

  • 2018 Clarkson Cup Markham Thunder Champions - Jamie Lee Rattray, Megan Bozek, and Lindsay Grigg
  • Pan Am Badminton Championship Gold Medalist, Michelle Tong
  • Canadian Olympic Ice Dancer, Paul Poirier
  • The Markham Aquatic Club, and
  • Students from Bill Crothers Secondary School