Trail Blazer Hall of Fame

The Hall of Fame Constitution & Guidelines

The Hall of Fame Nomination Form

The purpose of the Athletic Hall of Fame is to recognize individuals who have distinguished themselves by their outstanding performance, work, support, and/or contributions to John Wood Trail Blazer athletics. In addition to having demonstrated outstanding ability and having made a contribution to a sport, the inductees must possess such personal qualities as sportsmanship, character and integrity.

Plaques honoring the inductees are displayed on the Hall of Fame wall in the Student Activity Center.

2018 Induction Ceremony Set for
Saturday, February 3, 2018


If you would like to nominate a deserving individual or former team into the John Wood Athletic Hall of Fame, contact the Athletic Office at 217.641.4976 for additional information or complete the official nomination form.

Hall of Fame Class of 2017

Ryan Neisen, Men's Basketball

Josh Tols, Baseball

Megan Shirey, Women's Basketball

Hall of Fame Class of 2015

Dr. Bill Simpson, Former John Wood Community College President

Kory Hollensteiner, Baseball

Hall of Fame Class of 2014

Shawn Altgilbers, Baseball

Sarah Mitalovich, Volleyball and Women's Basketball

Hall of Fame Class of 2013

Greg Dowdall, Baseball

Michael Elbe, Director of Student Life and Athletics & Head Men's Basketball Coach

Ashley Winner, Softball

Hall of Fame Class of 2012

Joel Box, Men's Basketball

Chris Drake, Men's Golf

Johanna Stephens Voss, Women's Basketball

Hall of Fame Class of 2011

Terry Comiskey, Baseball

Danielle Hibbard Surprenant, Women's Basketball

Clint Walker, Men's Basketball

Hall of Fame Class of 2010

Mike Kurk, Soccer 

Cathy Schlager Lundberg, Softball 

Hall of Fame Class of 2009

Ryan Barnett, Baseball

Brad Crow, Men's Basketball

Tessa Thurman White, Women's Basketball

1994-95 Men's Basketball Team

Hall of Fame Class of 2008

Jessy Fletcher Stephenson, Women's Basketball

Kyle Pryor, Baseball

Kory Neisen, Men's Golf

Wayne Walker, Men's Basketball

1995-1996 Men's Basketball Team