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Honor Award

2013 Honor Award Recipient Video: Jim Sheldon

Each year, the Association honors a distinuished member of its community with the Honor Award. The final presentation is given annually at the NSCAA Awards Banquet, the Honor Award is truly a prestigious honor.

Past Honor Award Recipients

1942 - Tom Hamilton, Administrator
1943 - Thomas G. Taylor, U.S. Naval Academy
1944 - John D. Brock, Springfield College
1945 - All coaches serving in the U.S. Armed Forces
1946 - G. Randolph Manning, Administrator
1947 - Douglas T. Stewart, University of Pennsylvania
1948 - James A. Walder, Referee
1949 - William Jeffrey, Penn State University
1950 - George D. Ritchie, Wethersfield High School
1951 - Thomas J. Dent, Dartmouth 
1952 - Lawrence E. Briggs, University of Massachusetts
1953 - Glenn Warner, U.S. Naval Academy
1954 - E. Paul Patton, Administrator
1955 - John A. Wood, Oak Park High School
1956 - Richard W. Schmelzer, Rochester Polytechnic Institute
1957 - Allison W. Marsh, Amherst College, and Earle C. Waters, West Chester State College
1958 - T. Fred Holloway, SUNY-Cortland
1959 - Robert Dunn, Swarthmore College
1960 - Isadore ‘Doe’ Yavits, Ithaca College
1961 - Carlton Reilly, Brooklyn College
1962 - G.K. ‘Joe’ Guennel, Indiana University
1963 - John R. Kalloch, Referee
1964 - Donald Yonker, Drexel
1965 - John R. Eiler, East Stroudsburg State University
1966 - Charles R. Scott, University of Pennsylvania
1967 - Irv R. Schmid, Springfield College
1968 - Huntley Parker, SUNY-Brockport
1969 - Ernst M. Allen Jr., University of North Carolina
1970 - Robert Henry ‘Harry’ Rodgers, Referee, Pa.
1971 - Donald Minnegan, Towson State College
1972 - James Reed, Princeton University
1973 - John Squires, University of Connecticut
1974 - Alden ‘Whitey’ Burnham, Dartmouth
1975 - Robert Baptista, Wheaton (Ill.) College
1976 - M.W. ‘Chick’ Jacobus, Kingswood School
1977 - Robert Guelker, SIU–Edwardsville
1978 - Mickey Cochrane, Bowling Green State University
1979 - James ‘Ted’ Chambers, Howard University
1980 - Donald Baker, Ursinus College
1981 - Charles Matlack, Earlham College
1982 - Harry J. Keough, Saint Louis University
1983 - Robert J. DiGrazia, California-Berkeley
1984 - Julian Menendez, San Jose State University
1985 - C. Clifford McCrath, Seattle Pacific University
1986 - Walter A. Bahr, Penn State University
1987 - John McKeon, East Stroudsburg State University, and James ‘Jimmy’ Mills, Haverford College
1988 - Joseph Bean, Wheaton (Ill.) College
1989 - William H. Shellenberger, Lynchburg College
1990 - Raymond Bernabei, NISOA
1991 - Russ Carr, Westmont College, Calif.
1992 - Robert E. Nye, College of Wooster, Ohio
1993 - A. Terry Jackson, Wesleyan College
1994 - Timothy O. Schum, Binghamton University
1995 - Joseph Morrone, University of Connecticut
1996 - Clay Berling, Soccer America
1997 - Jerry Yeagley, Indiana University
1998 - Robert W. Robinson, Lower Merion High School, Pa.
1999 - Miller A. Bugliari, The Pingry School, N.J.
2000 - Peter Gooding, Amherst College
2001 - William Holleman, The Lovett School
2002 - Dr. Raymond Cieplik, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
2003 - Mel Lorback, West Chester University
2004 - Dr. Thomas Fleck, Florida Youth Soccer Association
2005 - Hank Steinbrecher, Former USSF Secretary General
2006 - Dr. Jay Martin, Ohio Wesleyan University
2007 - Jeff Vennell, The Cranbrook Schools
2008 - Roy Gordon, University of Mary Washington
2009 - Jay Engeln, Doherty High School, Colo.
2010 - Anson Dorrance, University of North Carolina - Watch Honor Award Introduction Part 1 and Part 2
2011 - Al Albert, College of William & Mary - Watch Honor Award Profile Video
2012 - Janet Rayfield, University of Illinois - Release
2013 - Jim Sheldon, Former NSCAA Executive Director - Release

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