Athletic Hall of Fame

The Orlando Lutheran Academy Athletic Department in association with The Crusader Club is pleased to announce the creation of The Orlando Lutheran Academy Athletic Hall of Fame. The OLA Athletic Hall of Fame is created to recognize, promote and honor the memory of student-athletes, coaches, and athletic boosters who brought attention, fame, glory and loyalty to The Orlando Lutheran Academy over the years.  The goal is to keep alive the glory days of the past and inspire current OLA athletes.


Against some adverse odds over the school's 30+ years, OLA athletic programs have produced state, regional, district, and conference championship teams and student-athletes, as well as numerous Prep and Lutheran All-American, All-State, All-County and All-Conference student athletes.  Along the way, student-athletes with leadership, self-discipline, unselfishness, and courage have rallied their teams to achieve the things that looked impossible.  We also celebrate individual boosters who stand out for their extraordinary support of the OLA core values of integrity, excellence and service.


The Orlando Lutheran Academy Athletic Hall of Fame will be sponsored by the OLA Athletic Department, with full support of The Crusader Club, and charged with keeping the Crusader tradition and spirit alive.


Nominating Criteria and Nomination Form


Candidates may be eligible on the basis of one of the following:

  • An athlete must have attended The Orlando Lutheran Academy as part of a class that graduated at least ten years prior to selection.
  • A coach or athletic director must be retired from that position and have made a significant impact on the school's athletic program during his or hers years of service.
  • A contributor (team doctor, pastor, administrator, booster, etc.) must have made a significant impact on The Orlando Lutheran Academy athletic programs.

Consideration and Voting:

  • Nominations are considered for a period of three years.
  • Candidates may be nominated again, if not selected for induction.
  • Candidates should be nominated based on their impact on OLA athletics during their career, tenure, etc.
  • Nominating forms, including any facts, figures, stats, special honors, contributions or other significant information should be submitted to the OLA Athletic Hall of Fame for assistance to the selection committee.
  • Nomination forms should be submitted no later than January 31, 2009.

Click Here for Nomination Form


Return completed nomination forms to:


The Orlando Lutheran Academy Athletic Department

c/o Athletic Hall of Fame Committee

550 N. Econlockhatchee Trail

Orlando, FL 32825


For more information contact:

Bryan Fulford

Athletic Director

(407) 275-7750 ext. 12

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