Athlete Nominations Now Open

Spokane Sports Commission is proud to team with SWX to host a special awards show celebrating Spokane’s brightest talent in local high school and club sports. These prestigious awards recognize local coaches and student athletes for exceptional athletic performance as well as their character, dedication, sportsmanship, and service. Please help us in honoring our local youth by submitting your nominations today.

Athletic Directors, Coaches, Sports Officials, Club Directors/Administrators are all eligible to submit nominations. Finalists and winners will be chosen by a selection committee comprised of sports-minded community members established by Spokane Sports Commission.

Nomination Criteria

Individual athletes must have attended 9-12 grade during the 2016-17 school year and attended a high school located within Northeast District Seven and/or Greater Spokane District Eight. Coaches must have coached a club sport or high school sport within Spokane County and/or Northeast District Seven and/or Greater Spokane District Eight during the time-frame of June 2016–May 2017.

Nomination Process

Nominations will remain open through May 1, 2017. Athletic Directors, Coaches, Sports Officials, Club Directors/Administrators are all eligible to submit nominations. There is no limit to the number of nominations each person can submit. Each individual athlete, coach, or team requires a separate submission.

Results of spring competitions taking place after the close date will be taken into consideration during the selection process. Please nominate stand-out spring sports athletes.

Finalists and winners will be chosen by a pre-determined selection committee comprised of sports-minded community members.

Awards Show: Monday, June 5, 2017
Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox

Athlete Nomination Deadline: May 1, 2017, 12pm

Included Leagues:

 

NORTHEAST DISTRICT SEVEN:

Northeast 1B (NE1B)

Northeast 2B (NE2B)

Northeast 1A (NE1A)

Great Northern 2A (GN2A)

 

GREATER SPOKANE DISTRICT EIGHT:

Greater Spokane 3A

Greater Spokane 4A

 

Questions?

Sammie Ragan
Marketing & Event Manager
Spokane Sports Commission
509.363.6825

 

 

A Look Back at 2016 Award Winners

Join us and congratulate the winners in the following categories:

Coach of the Year

David McKenna, Gonzaga Preparatory School

1B/2B/1A Top Female High School Sports Team

Colton High School Basketball Team

1B/2B/1A Top Male High School Sports Team

Deer Park High School Wrestling Team

2A/3A/4A Top Female High School Sports Team

Central Valley High School Basketball Team

2A/3A/4A Top Male High School Sports Team

Gonzaga Prep School Football Team

Non-High School Sports Top Female Athlete

Sarah Nicholls, CDA Area Swim Team

Non-High School Sports Top Male Athlete

Andrew Potyk, Spokane Nordic Ski

High School Sports Top Female Athlete

Riley Lupfer, Lewis & Clark High School

High School Sports Top Male Athlete

Dalton Young, Lakeside High School

Against All Odds Special Sports Honorees

Eli Emerson, Central Valley High School
Adam Jacobson, Lewis & Clark High School
Katie Kaczka, ParaSport Spokane
Roberto Lopez, John R. Rogers High School

Awards Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

About Spokane Sports Commission

Sports don't just entertain. They improve communities. They drive economies. And no other organization brings sports events to the Inland Northwest like the Spokane Sports Commission. We are a nonprofit coalition of regional government; business and volunteers committed to recruiting and developing sports events. With these events come tourism dollars, entertainment and media attention attracting sports fans from around the world. Business wins. Kids win. Fans win, our region wins.

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