Press Release

Savannah Sports Council Selected as Inductee to the 2023 Class of the Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame


Tanvi Chauhan



SAVANNAH, GA - The Savannah Sports Council is proud to announce that it has been selected as an inductee to the 2023 class of the Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame. The Savannah Sports Council is recognized for its outstanding contributions to the Savannah community and its impact on the local sports. 

“After many, many years of service to the Savannah/Chatham community, I am pleased to see the Savannah Sports Council recognized for its service," said Joseph Marinelli, president of the Savannah Sports Council. "From legacy events like the Hockey Classic and Bridge Run, to more recent additions like the Rock ‘n Roll Marathon and the Publix Women’s Half Marathon and 5K, this organization has helped to showcase high profile sport events at every level.”

The Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame was founded in 1965 and has recognized outstanding athletes, coaches, and individuals who have contributed to the sports community in Savannah. The Hall of Fame's mission is to honor those who have brought recognition, distinction, and excellence to the city through their athletic achievements. 

“The Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame is pleased to recognize the Savannah Sports Council for its legendary accomplishments bringing sports to Savannah,” says J.C. “Chip” Grayson, Former Savannah Sports Council Chair. “This choice was past due, so congratulations to the SSC on a job well done, and a hardy thank you for what you’ve done for Savannah! 

For more information or for media assistance, contact Tanvi Chauhan at [email protected]  or 912.644.6429.

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