Sports Faith International

Sports Faith International

Congratulations 2017 Inductees


Gregory “Tom”Waddle

Boston College Varsity Club Hall of Fame
National Football League, Chicago Bears

Co-Host of Waddle and Silvy | Pro Football Weekly | NFL Network


Tom O’Hara

Olympian | St. Ignatius College Prep | Loyola University Chicago
Set World Record for Indoor Mile – Twice


Freddie Steinmark

University of Texas Championship Football Team
Author, Play to Win | War on Cancer


Fr. Smyth Award
Jordan Roberts

Running Back, St. Thomas University, Minnesota
St. John Vianney Seminary

NCAA D-III 2015 Offensive Player of the Year


University of St. Francis Varsity Football Team
Ft. Wayne, Indiana

2016 NAIA Championship
El Salvador Mission Trip Building Homes for the Homeless


All Star Catholic High School
Coach of the Year

Gene Pingatore

St. Joseph High School, Westchester, IL
  1000 Career Wins |“More Than Basketball”


All Star Catholic High School
Team of the Year
Immaculate Conception Catholic Prep, Elmhurst, IL
Varsity Football Team

2016 class 3A State Champion

              Sports Faith Hall of Fame

Induction Ceremonies


   Saturday, June 3rd, 2017
  5:00pm Holy Mass

Principal Celebrant
Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki
Diocese of Springfield
Episcopal Advisor, Sports Faith International
2013 Sports Faith Hall of Fame Inductee
                          Church of Saint Mary
175 East Illinois Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045



6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dinner and Induction Ceremony
Conway Farms Golf Club
425 Conway Farms Drive
Lake Forest, IL 60045