The Pro Football Hall Of Fame Academy Selection Process 3 Ways For You To Be Selected Scouts Find You. One of our Scouts from around the country will find you, reach out and invite you to the HOF Academy. Coach Nomination.Your Coach can nominate you based on your skills, potential and character. Self Nomination. Right from this website, you can nominate yourself and submit you bio and video for consideration. Nominate A Player 2017 Invitation Highlights Check out this tweet video of HOF President David Baker inviting an Elite Middle Schooler to the HOF Academy this summer. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @PFHOFAcademy for more.