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Jonathan F. Seamon
Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame
TYPE
Meritorious Service
YEAR INDUCTED
2002
Jonathan Seamon was an integral part of Lipscomb Athletics for over twenty-five years. Among his many accomplishments, Jonathan served as Director of Athletics from 1991-2000. After graduating in 1977, Jonathan returned to the Lipscomb campus in 1979 working as Director of Sports Information and Public Information. In 1987, Jonathan was appointed Assistant Athletic Director before becoming Assistant Vice President for Athletic Administration in 1989. In 1991, Jonathan assumed the daily operations of the Lipscomb Athletic Department, being named Director of Athletics, a position he would serve in until his retirement in 2000. During his tenure Jonathan became nationally recognized as one of the top Athletic Administrators in the NAIA. Jonathan served the NAIA on several committees including the Council of Athletic Administrators, serving as Chairman in 1998-99. In 2000 Jonathan was honored by the NAIA by being inducted into the NAIA National Hall of Fame. During Jonathan's career at Lipscomb he became known as "The Voice of the Bisons" serving as radio announcer since his first days on the Lipscomb campus in 1973. After leaving Lipscomb, Jonathan devoted his entire time to serving as a Family Life Minister, a position he has held since 1984. Jonathan Seamon will always be remembered for helping establish a standard of excellence for Lipscomb Athletics.
Hall of Fame Nominations

Nominate Someone to the Athletic Hall of Fame

To nominate an individual for the Lipscomb University Athletic Hall of Fame please forward nomination material to Philip Hutcheson, Lipscomb University Athletics, One University Park Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37204-3951. The formal deadline for nominations is December 1 of the year prior to induction. To nominate an individual for the Lipscomb University Athletic Hall of Fame please provide as much data as possible in support of your nomination.

Nominees must fall into one of three categories with the following criteria taken into consideration:

  • Athlete: Career statistics; Conference, Regional, All-American and National honors; Leadership, service and continued support of Lipscomb University are all taken into consideration for each nominee.
  • Coach: Career record; Length of tenure, number of all-conference, all-region, all-american and scholar-athletes, as well as, impact made on the school. Post Lipscomb success is also taken into consideration for the Coach category
  • Meritorious Service: Truly exceptional contributions and service to the athletic program by one who does not qualify for the athlete or coach category.