It is an honor to be appointed to serve on the Global advisory board of the International Sports Hall of Fame!
“The International Sports Hall of Fame is a 501(c) Non Profit foundation established to honor the world’s greatest athlete legends in all sports. This is a global organization that believes recognition of these remarkable sports people should endure and be recognized long after their careers have ended. Just as important is what Hall of Fame candidates do later in life, in giving back to others and society, with charity work, and mentoring young people. The induction ceremonies are held annually every March at the Arnold Schwarzenegger Sports Festival, which is the world’s largest annual sports weekend, hosting 150,000 attendees and over 18,000 competing athletes. “
Dr. Stoxen’s responsibilities as a Global Advisory Board member include assisting in making recommendations for potential candidates for induction into the the International Sports Hall of Fame.
Founder of the International Sports Hall of Fame, Dr. Robert M Goldman Md, PhD, DO;
Dr. Robert M Goldman MD, PhD, DO founded the International Sports Hall of Fame to honor and recognize the world’s greatest sports legends, not only for their sports achievements while competitive, but also what they have done to give back and help others.
Dr. Goldman, a former world champion strength athlete with over 20 world records. click here and listed numerous times in the Guinness Book of World Records, has for 25 years, been Chairman of the International Medical Commission, overseeing sport medicine committees in over 184 nations, thus is no stranger to interfacing with sports legends past and present globally. He is also Chairman and co-founder of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M), the largest Preventative Medicine medical society in the world, as well founder and international President Emeritis of the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). Dr Goldman was inducted into the World Hall of Fame of Physical Fitness, was awarded the Healthy American Fitness Leader Award from the President’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sports and U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and was the recipient of the ‘Gold Medal for Science, the Grand Prize for Medicine, the Humanitarian Award, the Business Development Award, and awarded the 2012 LifeTime Achievement Award in Medicine & Science.
Other distinguished members on the Global Advisory Board of the International Sports Hall of Fame include:
Dr Allen is a Clinical Professor in the Center for Exercise and Sports Medicine at the University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine. Dr Allen is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine and holds a CAQ in Sports Medicine.
Randy Duane Couture, is an American mixed martial artist, Greco-Roman wrestler, and actor. During his tenures in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Couture became a three-time UFC Heavyweight Champion, two-time UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, an Interim UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, and was the UFC 13 Heavyweight Tournament Winner. Couture is the first fighter to hold two UFC championship titles in two different divisions (heavyweight and light heavyweight).
Former Team Orthopedic Consultant-NBA Phillidelphia 76ers
Special Advisor-Presidents Council Physical Fitness & Sports
Nicholas A. DiNubile, MD serves as A4M’s Vice President. Dr. DiNubile is an Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine in private practice in Havertown, Pennsylvania. He is the author of the bestselling book, FrameWork- Your 7 Step Program for Healthy Muscles, Bones & Joints, and also is Executive Producer and host of the award winning national PBS television special, “Your Body’s FrameWork..” Dr. DiNubile serves as Orthopaedic Consultant to the Philadelphia 76ers Basketball Team and Pennsylvania Ballet.
Member-International Olympic Committee Medical Commission
Past-president of the Brazilian Society of Sports Medicine (SBME)(two times), Honorary President of the Pan-American Confederation of Sports Medicine (COPAMEDE) and Honorary President, elected in Beijing 2006, of the International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS).
President-International Federation of Body Building & Fitness
President of the Spanish Association of Bodybuilding 1982/1990 Honour Medal of the Syrian Olympic Committee 1994 Honour Medal of the Pan-American Sports Organization Congress 1996 Honour Guest of the City of San Pedro Sula (Honduras 1997)
Master Alan Goldberg is an American Martial Artist; he is one of the most respected individuals in the world of martial arts today. Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York.
Graham is an entrepreneur and CEO of S. Graham & Associates, a Chicago-based corporate and educational marketing and consulting firm. He is also founder of AAD (formerly, Athletes Against Drugs), a non-profit organization that provides services to youth and has awarded over $1.5 million in scholarships since its founding in 1985.
Member-International Boxing Hall of Fame
Organizing Committee-Arnold Sports Festival
Mark Jerrold Henry is a two-time Olympian, winner of national and world titles in powerlifting and weightlifting, world record holder in powerlifting, is a strength prodigy, and many experts in the field consider him to be the most naturally gifted strongman in history. His best lifts in weightlifting and powerlifting, added together, comprise a total which is the best in history.
Co-Founder-National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
Dr. Ronald Klatz , who coined the term “anti-aging medicine,” is recognized as a leading authority in the new clinical science of anti-aging medicine. Physician founder and President of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine Inc. (“A4M”).
Dr. Klatz is the inventor, developer, or administrator of 100-plus scientific patents. In recognition of his pioneering medical breakthroughs, he was awarded the Gold Medal in Science for Brain Resuscitation Technology (1993) and the Grand Prize in Medicine for Brain Cooling Technology (1994). In addition, Dr. Klatz has been named as a Top 10 Medical Innovator in Biomedical Technology (1997) by the National Institute of Electromedical Information, and received the Ground Breaker Award in Health Care (1999) with Presidential Acknowledgment by William Jefferson Clinton from Transitional Services of New York.
Dr. Klatz has served as a contributor, editor, reviewer and advisor to Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Journal of Gerontology, Osteopathic Annals Medical Journal, Patient Care Medical Journal, Total Health for Longevity, and 50 Plus magazine. His columns on wellness and longevity have appeared in Pioneer Press (a division of Time-Life Inc), Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients, Spa Management Journal, The Wellness Channel, Fitness & Longevity Digest, Alternative Medicine Digest, Nutritional Science News, Healing Retreats & Spas, Skin Inc., and Longevity SA (for which he is served as Senior Medical Editor)
Dr. Klatz has co-hosted the national Fox Network television series Anti-Aging Update and served as national advisor for Physician’s Radio Network. He has appeared in interviews on CNN, USA Today TV, ABC News, NBC News, CBS News, Good Morning America, The Today Show, the Oprah Winfrey Show, Extra Daily TV News (partial list). Dr. Klatz has participated in articles appearing in the New York Times, USA Today, Chicago Tribune, Newsweek, Harper’s Bazaar, MacLean’s [Canada], Forbes Magazine, and Investor’s Business Daily (partial list).
Dr. Klatz is highly regarded by scientific and academic colleagues for his continuing medical education lectures on the demographics of aging and the impact of biomedical technologies on longevity. His scientific articles have been published in Resident and Staff Physician, British Journal of Sports Medicine. Medical Times/The Journal of Family Medicine, Osteopathic Annals, and American Medical Association News (partial list).
Co-Founder-Arnold Sports Festival. Jim Lorimer was born on October 7, 1926 in Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA. In 1949, Jim married Martha Jean Whittaker. They have 3 children and 4 grandchildren.“When I was 13 years old, I wrote to FBI director J. Edgar Hoover and asked for advice on becoming an agent. Mr. Hoover’s response was that I should first become an attorney or an accountant.
Jim is a Certified Personal Trainer by the National Academy of Sports Medicine. During the administration of President George H. W. Bush, Jim served on the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.
In 2002, Jim received the “Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic Lifetime Achievement Award” for his contributions to sports, his community and his nation. Iron Man Magazine presented its “Lifetime Achievement Award” to Jim in 2005.
Team Neursurgeon-NFL Pittsburg Steelers
Vice Chairman Neurosurgeon Univ of Pittsburgh
Joseph C. Maroon, M.D., serves as A4M’s Senior Vice President. Dr. Maroon is a board certified Professor and Vice Chairman of Neurological Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the Heindl Scholar in Neuroscience. A renowned neurosurgeon at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Dr. Maroon obtained his medical and neurosurgical training at Indiana University, Georgetown University, Oxford University in England and the University of Vermont.
Chairman-IFBB Professional League
President-National Physique Committee
James Manion is President of the National Physique Committee (NPC) of the USA, the American national affiliate of the 175-country-strong International Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness (IFBB).
Dan O’Malley is a coach, mentor, motivational speaker and businessman. He was a two sport professional athlete who competed in boxing and wrestling. During his athletic career, Dan faced many top contenders, Hall of Famers, and world champions, including former undisputed World Heavyweight Champion James “Buster” Douglas, the first man to knock out Mike Tyson. He was trained in the art of wrestling by Hall of Fame champion Buddy Rogers.
President & Chief Executive Officer
United States Sports Academy
Dr. Thomas P. Rosandich, founder, president, and CEO of the United States Sports Academy, has been a prominent leader in sport for more than 50 years. As a coach and as an educator, Dr. Rosandich traveled extensively, creating sports programs around the world literally from scratch and building the United States Sports Academy into the largest sports educational institution in the world.
Prof. Rano Izhar Rahmat a world-renowned expert on anti-aging and fitness performance, is the CEO-Asia of International Fitness Professional Association, Special Advisor to the World Anti-Aging Academy of Medicine and President of the Singapore Bodybuilding Federation – 1st athlete to be elected as President in 49 years since the establishment of the federation. He is a leading health and science speaker across United States and Asia.
Austrian and American former professional bodybuilder, actor, businessman, investor, and politician. Schwarzenegger served as the 38th Governor of California from 2003 until 2011 and the most successful Chairman of the Presidents Council on Physical Fitness & Sports in history He also founded the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sports.
President, Team Doctors
Dr. James Stoxen, D.C., owns and operates Team Doctors Chiropractic Treatment and Training Center. Team Doctors combines chiropractic care, therapy, active rehabilitation and strength training to prepare athletes for competitions.
World Champion Weightlifter
Founder-Stark Physical Culture Museum
Dr. Jan Todd, the Roy J. McLean Fellow in Sport History, is a professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education at The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Todd is a member of the Sport Management faculty, and teaches classes in sport history, sport philosophy, and sport and ethics. An active lecturer, Dr. Todd was named the Seward Staley Honor Lecturer for the North American Society for Sport History in 2008.
World Champion Weightlifter
Founder-Stark Physical Culture Museum
Dr. Terry Todd (born December 31, 1937), is a former Powerlifter, and Olympic weightlifter. Dr. Todd is co-founder of the H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports, co-editor of Iron Game History: The Journal of Physical Culture, and creator and event director of the Arnold Strongman Classic.
Scotland’s David Webster has one of the most remarkable bodies of work of anyone in the world of Physical Culture, which includes many competitive sports.
Deputy Chairman-China Collection Sports Committee
Deputy President-China General Chamber of Commerce Foreign Affairs Committee
Mr Zhu is well known to the China Olympic Committee and has one of the largest collections of International Olympic
and China Olympic Committee artifacts and memorabilia. He was very involved in the development and execution of the Beijing Olympic Games as Deputy of China’s government ‘Think Tank’/China’s International Studies Foundation.
The 2012 International Sports Hall of Fame inductees were:
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, 7 Time Mr. Olympia, bodybuilding champion, movie star and former Governor of the State of California.
Cory Everson, 6 Time undefeated Ms. Olympia, bodybuilding champion, & movie star.
Mark Henry, 2 time Olympian, winner of national and world titles in powerlifting and weightlifting, world record holder in powerlifting, His best lifts in weightlifting and powerlifting, added together, comprise a total which is the best in history.
Jack LaLanne, American fitness, exercise, and nutritional expert and motivational speaker who is sometimes called “the godfather of fitness” and the “first fitness superhero.
Randy Duane Couture, an American mixed martial artist, Greco-Roman wrestler, and actor. three-time UFC Heavyweight Champion, two-time UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, an Interim UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, and was the UFC 13 Heavyweight Tournament Winner.
James Lorimer A man of great vision, principle and loyalty. Jim is an extremely hardworking and dedicated professional whose passion for sport; in particular, bodybuilding and fitness, is clearly evidenced by the fact that the Arnold Sports Festival has become, under his stewardship, the largest multi-sport festival in the U.S.A.