Hall of Fame induction: 1994
Fort has been president of the Delaware Sports Club for 16 years and during that time spearheaded the officiating division into one of the best in the region. Tom himself has worked at over 450 high school and college meets in Delaware alone.
Tom placed in the Conference Championships at two miles while running for the University of Missouri. He was a significant masters runner at 1500 and 5000 meters in the 1970’s, and since that time has dedicated himself to improving administration and officiating competence at the state level.
Fort was a member of the DSSAA State Track & Field Committee for several years. The Outstanding High School Track & Field Male Athlete of the Year award in Delaware is named for Fort.