Hall of Fame Nominations Open

Coach Ben Colin

This August, the Dubuque Area Swimmin' Hurricanes will announce the inaugural class of Hall of Fame members. The Hall of Fame strives to honor the athletes and team contributors that have demonstrated excellence as team members. 

In order to establish the inaugural class, the selection committee is seeking nominations of former team members to be considered for induction from current and former team members, or family members of current or former team members. Nominations must be submited by June 1, 2021.To nominate a former athlete or team contributor, please complete and submit the Hall of Fame Nomination Form to Jake Gantenbein ([email protected]). Access the nomination form below:


Further information on the criteria and guidelines for selection are included in the Nomination Form and below: 


  • Maximum of two athletes and two team contributors inducted per class
  • Team members are only eligible to inducted once, even if a nominee was both an athlete and team contributor
  • Once an athlete or team contributor is nominated, their nomination is held in perpetuity and considered for induction each year
  • Any current or former athlete or team contributor, or a family member of a current or former athlete or team contributor, is able to nominate potential members for consideration
  • Each year, inductees will be chosen by the selection committee

Minimum Selection Criteria


  • Minimum of 3-years of participation on TeamDASH
  • 5-years removed from last competition as a member of TeamDASH
  • Demonstrated excellence as a member of TeamDASH
  • Top-6 individual finish at either the IASI Short Course or Long Course Championships

Contributors (including coaches, board members, parent volunteers, etc.)

  • At-least three year commitment to TeamDASH
  • Demonstrated excellence as a contributor to TeamDASH
  • Advanced the TeamDASH mission

Once the inaugural class is inducted, the members of the hall of fame will be displayed on the Pool of Fame page on the team website, accompanied by a collection of team records and history.