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The purpose of this speed skating award is to honor individuals who have shown exceptional efforts in the advancement of roller speed skating through their dedication as speed skating and track officials.  The award criteria will be:  (1) Consideration of their contribution through the years as an official. (2)  Their support and contribution to sped skating seminars and other educational programs supporting the development of officials.  (3)  Contribution of written materials such as rule books, guidelines and speed skating technical articles.  (4)  By their actions have been an example of fairness and competent track officiating.


Previous recipients are:

2012 – Tony Williams, Randleman, North Carolina

2011 – None Awarded

2010 – Kay Gallatin, Ault, Colorado

2009 – Ken Shelton, Leander, Texas

2008 - Leonard Gallatin, Ault, Colorado

2007 - Larry Pep, Tampa, Florida

2006 - Larry Fournier, Grand Blanc, Michigan

2005 - Lou Alcorn,Columbus,Ohio

2004 - Charles Wahlig, Dover, Delaware

2003 - Ted Leineke, Mauldin, South Carolina

2002 - John Gustafson, Auburn, Washington

2001 - Dan Whittaker, Spokane, Washington

2000 - NA

1999 - Dennis and Boots Snead, Greensboro, North Carolina