Developmental Coach of the Year

Established in 1996, the Developmental Coach of the Year is presented to a coach at the youth club, high school or junior level, or a coach who is directly responsible for training athletes to reach the junior and/or elite level.

  • 1996 Jeff Shaffer, University of Southern California
  • 1997 Dianne Holum, Speedskating
  • 1998 Mike Stafford, Millvale Golden Gloves Gym
  • 1999 Tom Healy, Northbrook (Ill.) Speedskating Club
  • 2000 Fred Zimny, USA Luge 
  • 2001-02 Mike Eaves, U.S. National Under-18 Hockey Team
  • 2003 Bob Fraley, Fresno State University Track & Field
  • 2004 Dwayne Miller, Norfolk Real Deal Track Club
  • 2005 Tammy Gambill, U.S. Figure Skating
  • 2006 Mark Mitchell and Peter Johansson, U.S. Figure Skating
  • 2007 Paul Yetter, USA Swimming
  • 2008 Rajul Sheth, Table Tennis 
  • 2009 John Wingfield, Director and Head Coach of USA Diving National Training Center
  • 2010 Michael Nyitray, Bowling
  • 2011 James Hrbek, USA Judo 
  • 2012 Michael Nyitray, United States Bowling Congress
  • 2013 Kathleen Johnston, USA Triathlon 
  • 2014 George Ryals, Archery Learning Center
  • 2015 Brett Wolf, Menomonee Judo Club
  • 2016 Kim Zmeskal-Burdette, USA Gymnastics
  • 2017 no recipient selected
  • 2018 Leandro Spina, US Sailing