2021 USA Triathlon Lifetime Achievement Award

This award is to recognize those who have made significant contributions to USA Triathlon and the multisport lifestyle.  These contributions, whether they have been in performance, leadership, volunteerism or mentorship, must demonstrate impact on the multisport lifestyle and support an extended commitment to the sport. 


Eligible applicants must have been engaged in the sport for a minimum of 10 years.

Past award winners are not eligible for nomination. Past honorable mention recipients are eligible.


Nominations will be submitted through an application to the USA Triathlon National Office by February 28, 2022.  The recipient should have the following characteristics/affiliations and be able to defend the submission with examples that support the criteria:

  1. Must have been a certified coach, official, race director, athlete, and/or volunteer with a proven history of commitment to USAT
  2. Must have displayed exceptional involvement and leadership in multisport
  3. Must demonstrate significant contributions that have helped perpetuate the growth and/or influenced the development of multisport.


The USA Triathlon Age Group Awards Sub-Committee will select an award winner from those applications received.  One winner, male or female, will be selected each year for the USAT Lifetime Achievement Award.


  • Date application is available online – November 30, 2021
  • Last date application accepted – February 28, 2022
  • Age Group Awards Sub-Committee reviews applications – March 2022
  • Award Recipient(s) announcement – April 2022


Please copy and paste the application information below in an email to awards@usatriathlon.org

The following will be included on the application:

  • Nominated by:
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  • Email Address:
  • Name of Nominee:
  • Address of Nominee:
  • City, State, Zip:
  • Daytime Phone:
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  • Please explain how this nominee is deserving of the Lifetime Achievement award. Include information specific to each of the three criteria presented above.
  • Supporting Material Link/Attachment 1 (if applicable):
  • Supporting Material Link/Attachment 2 (if applicable):