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About Indiana Soccer Hall of Fame

Established in 1992 The Hall of Fame “belongs” to the Indiana soccer community and not to anyone organization or group of individuals. It honors individuals whose outstanding achievements and significant accomplishments have had a long-lasting effect upon the sport of soccer in Indiana and merit the highest recognition.

Goals & Objectives
  • To promote the sport to both the soccer community and to the general public
  • To honor those who contributed to the growth of soccer in Indiana
  • To provide future generations with exemplary citizenship role models
  • To build and bring public attention to the sport of soccer
2021 Hall Of Fame Newest Inductees

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Ezra HENDRICKSON

Ezra Hendrickson, a native of Layou, St. Vincent, got his soccer start with club soccer at Western High School in Russiaville before he completed an impressive collegiate career at Drake University. While with the Division 1 Bulldogs, Hendrickson tallied All-Conference honors three times and an All-American recognition as a senior.

Hendrickson was drafted fifth overall in the 1997 MLS Supplemental Draft by the New York/New Jersey MetroStars before moving on to join the LA Galaxy. With the Galaxy, Hendrickson served as a consistent starter for seven seasons before taking his career to Dallas. After stops in Charleston, D.C., Los Angeles, and Columbus, Hendrickson called it a career and launched into coaching.

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Dennis GRACE

Dennis Grace began his playing career at The Behrend College – now Penn State Erie – before claiming two letters as a member of Jerry Yeagley’s Indiana Hoosier sides in 1974 and ‘75. Grace quickly launched his coaching career as he took the reins of The Bloomington Cosmos for a handful of years.

Grace made the jump to collegiate coaching with two seasons as an assistant at Indiana before taking a head coaching position at Tri-State where he earned Mid Central Conference coach of the year honors. After stops at Indiana State-Evansville, Bloomsburg State, and Clemson, Grace returned to the Hoosier state as he took the helm of the University of Notre Dame men’s program in 1984.

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Rick WEBER

Rick Weber was a proponent of soccer in the Evansville community for over 30 years. His efforts to support soccer in the area saw no bounds as Weber served in countless roles.

A 1970 graduate of Reitz High School, Weber served as a member of the Reitz High School Soccer Booster Club Board of Directors and was integral in the forming of the Mater Dei High School Soccer Booster Club.

Weber was instrumental in the success of local, state-wide, and national soccer tournaments that took place in Evansville. Through his efforts he assisted in bringing the State Cup Finals to the city. Additionally, Weber served on the Indiana Youth Soccer Association Board of Directors as district commissioner and secretary.

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