Croatian American Sports Hall of Fame Banquet Announced For October 16th in Cleveland

The Croatian American Sports Hall of Fame (CAS-HOF) will hold its first ever Induction on Sunday, October 16, 2022 in Eastlake Ohio at the American Croatian Lodge. The CAS-HOF is run by the Hall of Fame Sports Committee of the National Federation of Croatian Americans Cultural Foundation (NFCACF) and who strongly believe that it is time to recognize those athletes and coaches of Croatian descent for their exemplary sports achievements.
The first ten honorees to the CAS-HOF are Fred Couples, Helen Crlenkovich, John Havlicek, Mickey Lolich, Roger Maris, Kevin McHale, George Mikan, Mark Pavelich, Joe Sakic, and Joe Stydahar.

We are pleased to announce that long time sports broadcaster, Jerome Jurenovich will serve at the Master of Ceremonies for this inaugural CAS-HOF induction banquet and ceremony.

The Induction Ceremony which includes dinner is $75 and $50 for 21 and under and the pre-paid reservation deadline is October 6, 2022.

For more information about the event, please send an email to Vedran Nazor at:

Also, for Cleveland area folks, please call Judi Zivic at 216-544-3907 to buy tickets or for more information.

All checks made out to NFCACF and please send to Steve Rukavina, 251 South 24th Street, Unit F, Philadelphia PA 19103