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Awards

Award Categories

PUBLIC NOMINATION AWARD CATEGORIES

Paul Bacon Award (event organization)

The Paul Bacon Award is given to an individual or group for the greatest contribution to U. S. Ski & Snowboard in the field of race organization during the 2020-21 season. Traditional nominees include local clubs or individuals whose work has made a difference in providing good events for athletes.


John J. Clair Award (service to national teams)

The John J. Clair Jr. Award is given for outstanding service which benefited the U.S. Ski or Snowboard Teams during the past season. Past recipients have included outside team support personnel, donors, journalists, movers, and shakers. Most recipients have been individuals, though some organizations have been recognized. The recipient’s service should be to the national teams.


Bud & Mary Little Award (service to FIS or USOPC)

The Bud and Mary Little Award is a lifetime achievement award presented to an individual who has contributed significantly through a long-term involvement with the International Ski Federation or U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee. Recipients are eligible to receive the award only once. Achievement should be lifetime, it is not specific to this past year.


Buddy Werner Award (sportsmanship)

Have you seen any great acts of sportsmanship this past year?  Nominations are based on actions from the past season. It is only open to individuals.


Russell Wilder Award (service to youth)

The Russell Wilder Award recognizes the most outstanding effort during the past season in focusing the interests of American youth on the sports of skiing or snowboarding. It can be awarded to an individual or an organization.


West Family Award (outstanding official)

The West Family Award is a lifetime achievement honor, recognizing an outstanding certified official at any level.


Westhaven Award (outstanding FIS technical delegate)

The Westhaven Award is a lifetime achievement award, recognizing an outstanding FIS technical delegate for his or her service over time. Nominations come from the pool of current FIS TDs.


Sport Development Coach of the Year (outstanding development coach in each sport)

The Development Coach of the Year honor is presented to a coach in each sport for his or her accomplishments during the past season. Winners in each sport will have an opportunity to be selected for the overall award.


Sport Club of the Year (outstanding club)

The Club of the Year award is presented to a current member club in each sport for accomplishments during the past season. Winners in each sport will have an opportunity to be selected for the overall award.


SPORT COMMITTEE AWARD CATEGORIES

Beck International Award (best athlete)

The Beck International Award is the highest athletic award, presented to a competitor based on outstanding performance in international competition during the past season. Each sport committee should make an Athlete of the Year selection for its sport. That athlete will then go onto the ballot for the overall Beck Award.


Paul Bacon Award (event organization)

The Paul Bacon Award is given to an individual or group for the greatest contribution to U. S. Ski & Snowboard in the field of race organization during the past season. Traditional nominees include local clubs or individuals whose work has made a difference in providing good events for athletes.


John J. Clair Award (service to national teams)

The John J. Clair Jr. Award is given for outstanding service which benefited the U.S. Ski or Snowboard Teams over the past season. Past recipients have included outside team support personnel, donors, journalists, movers, and shakers. Most recipients have been individuals, though some organizations have been recognized. The recipient’s service should be to the national teams.


Bud & Mary Little Award (service to FIS or USOPC)

The Bud and Mary Little Award is a lifetime achievement award presented to an individual who has contributed significantly through a long-term involvement with the International Ski Federation or U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee. Recipients are eligible to receive the award only once. Achievement should be lifetime, it is not specific to this past year.


Buddy Werner Award (sportsmanship)

Have you seen any great acts of sportsmanship this past year?  Nominations are based on actions from the past season. It is only open to individuals.


Russell Wilder Award (service to youth)

The Russell Wilder Award recognizes the most outstanding effort during the past season in focusing the interests of American youth on the sports of skiing or snowboarding. It can be awarded to an individual or an organization.


West Family Award (outstanding official)

The West Family Award is a lifetime achievement honor, recognizing an outstanding certified official at any level.


Westhaven Award (outstanding FIS technical delegate)

The Westhaven Award is a lifetime achievement award, recognizing an outstanding FIS technical delegate for his or her service over time. Nominations come from the pool of current FIS TDs.


U.S. Ski & Snowboard Team Coach of the Year (outstanding coach in each sport)

The Coach of the Year honor recognizes outstanding contribution to development and international programs in the 2020-21 season by a coach resulting in high-level performance by his or her athletes in competition during the past season. Coaches of the year are recognized for their leadership, commitment, sport knowledge and passion, including proven ability to foster athletic excellence amongst their constituents or teams. Each sport committee should make a selection in its sport, with those nominees going onto the ballot for overall Coach of the Year honors.


Sport Development Coach of the Year (outstanding development coach in each sport)

The Development Coach of the Year honor is presented to a coach in each sport for his or her accomplishments during the past season. Winners in each sport will have an opportunity to be selected for the overall award. Each sport committee should make a selection in its sport, with those nominees going onto the ballot for overall Development Coach of the Year honors.


Sport Club of the Year (outstanding club)

The Club of the Year award is presented to a current member club in each sport for accomplishments during the past season. Each sport committee should make a selection in its sport, with those nominees going onto the ballot for overall Club of the Year honors.