National Coach of the Year

Established in 1996, the National Coach of the Year is presented to a coach of an elite-level club, collegiate or national-level team, or the coach of an elite athlete who competes at the highest level of his/her sport.

1996       Tara VanDerveer, U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Coach
1997       Frank Carroll, Olympic Figure Skating Coach, Coach of Michelle Kwan
1998       Ben Smith, U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Coach
1999       Chris Carmichael, Cycling Coach, Coach of Lance Armstrong
2000       Richard Quick, U.S. Olympic Women’s Swimming Coach
2001-02  Pete del’Giudice, U.S. Snowboarding Coach
2003       Lloyd Woodhouse, USA Shooting National Team Coach
2004       Mike Candrea, USA Softball Women’s National Team Coach
2005       Eddie Reese, USA Swimming Men’s National Team Coach
2006       Bud Keene, U.S. Snowboarding Coach
2007       Guy Baker, USA Water Polo National Team Coach
2008       Hugh McCutcheon, USA Men’s Volleyball National Team Coach
2009       Bob Bradley, U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team Coach
2010       Brian Shimer, U.S. Men’s Bobsled Head Coach
2011       Rick Bower, U.S. Snowboarding Halfpipe Coach - More
2012       Adam Krikorian, U.S. Women’s National Water Polo Team Coach - More