USA FIELD HOCKEY ANNUAL AWARDS WINNERS

History of USA Field Hockey Annual Awards Winners

USA Field Hockey established several new awards in 2018 to broadly recognize individuals across the field hockey community's key stakeholder groups. These special awards were presented at the inaugural USA Field Hockey Summit in March 2018. In 2019, the organization will continue with these important annual awards with the support of the USA Field Hockey Foundation.  

In 2019, awards will be presented in the following categories:

  • USA Field Hockey National Grow the Game Award - presented to a USA Field Hockey Member who has impacted his/her community through field hockey. This individual has built a foundation for growth and provided opportunities to countless athletes in his/her region that would not exist without his/her efforts. 
  • USA Field Hockey National Coach Award - presented to a USA Field Hockey Coach Member that exemplifies the values of sportsmanship, fair play and healthy competition. This individual is dedicated to his/her craft and works tirelessly to make his/her players, fellow coaches and the field hockey community better.
  • USA Field Hockey National Umpire Award - presented to a USA Field Hockey Umpire Member who has shown exceptional dedication, integrity and love of the game on and off the field of play. This recipient has treated players, coaches and fans with respect while enforcing the rules and keeping the game safe and fair.
  • USA Field Hockey National Club of the Year Award- presented to the USA Field Hockey Member Club who has excelled on and off the field of play. This club has demonstrated skills on the pitch that are recognized by peers and fans, while also showing passion for hockey and sportsmanship off the pitch. They have used field hockey to make an impression on the lives of others and brought opportunity to their community.
  • USA Field Hockey Humanitarian Award - presented to an individual who has transcended the game of field hockey and achieved something inspirational to us all. This individual has used field hockey to better themselves, his/her community and beyond.
 

USA Field Hockey Grow the Game Award

 Name Year Won
 Alexandra (Malatesta) McMahan  2019
 Matthew Kogut  2018


USA Field Hockey National Coach Award

 Name Year Won
 Jessica Shellenberger  2019
 Carolyn King Robitaille  2018


USA Field Hockey National Umpire Award

 Name Year Won
 Maggie Giddens  2019
 Suzi Sutton  2018


USA Field Hockey National Club of the Year Award

 Name Year Won
 WC Eagles  2019
 Windy City Field Hockey Club  2018


USA Field Hockey Humanitarian Award

 Name Year Won
 Jean Lipski  2018
 Stacey Bean  2017