Class of 2023

Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt

Sports Ministry

A beloved and inspirational figure, Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt’s impact on the world of sports ministry is immeasurable. As the chaplain of Loyola University Chicago’s men’s basketball team, she captured the hearts of fans and players during their miraculous run to the Final Four in 2018.

Beyond the basketball court, Sister Jean’s unwavering support and spiritual guidance have touched the lives of countless athletes, coaches, and fans. Her presence embodies the true spirit of sportsmanship, uniting individuals of all backgrounds through the love of the game.

Inducted into The Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame, Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt’s exceptional contributions to sports ministry are celebrated. Her legacy serves as a shining example of the positive impact that faith, dedication, and kindness can have in the world of sports and beyond.

Join Us in Celebrating Chicagoland's Sporting Excellence.

Join us in celebrating Chicagoland's sporting excellence by supporting the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Together, we can preserve the legacies of exceptional athletes, coaches, and sports contributors, inspire future generations, and foster a strong sense of community pride.