Awards & Trophies

One-Design Leadership Award

In recognition of individual initiative, enthusiasm, organizing ability and leadership in creating the outstanding fleet building program.

Nomination URL

To make a nomination for this Award, please visit: Nomination Link

Previous Award Recipients

  • 2016 – Chris Ryan & Lisa Pline, Annapolis Snipe Fleet
  • 2013  – Jon Deutsch (Richmond, VA)
  • 2012  – Kathleen Tocke (Miami, FL) Snipe Class
  • 2011 – Justin Scott, Greenwich, CT
  • 2010 – Christine Porter & Carrie Bargren, Madison, WI
  • 2009 – Geoff Hurwitch, Park City, UT
  • 2008 – Bill Brosius, Olympia, WA
  • 2007 – Bill Fastiggi & Allan Terhune, Lightning Class
  • 2006 – Dave Michos, Jet 14 Class
  • 2005 – Linda Leader, Sunfish Class, Wawasee Yacht Club, Syracuse, IN
  • 2004 – Russell Hoyt, Newport, RI
  • 2003 – David Silverman, Sunfish Class, Indian Harbor Beach, FL
  • 2002 – Jerelyn Biehl, San Diego, CA
  • 2001 – Joe Sullivan, Sunfish Class, New York, NY
  • 2000 – Keith Graham, Thistle Class, Seattle WA
  • 1999 – Rich Ogrentz, National One Design Class, Highland, IN
  • 1998 – Mike Derusha, Ensign Class
  • 1997 – Camille Daniels, Catalina 37 One-Design Fleet
  • 1996 – Erich Schloemer, M-20 Class
  • 1995 – Don Hackbarth, Snipe Class
  • 1994 – Steve Tacconnelly, Susan & Ron Hofacker, Seabrook Sailing Club
  • 1993 – Bill Adamson, Wichita, KS, River Kids, Arkansas River Foundation
  • 1992 – no award
  • 1991 – Bill Barton, Ross, CA, San Francisco Bay Etchells Fleet
  • 1990 – John Cazier, Corona del Mar, CA, Schock 35 Class
  • 1989 – Tim Hogan, Balboa, CA, Newport Harbor YC Program
  • 1988 – Jan O’Malley, Mantoloking, NJ, Laser Radial North Americans
  • 1987 – Wesley H. Durant, Jr., Berlin, MA, SMYRA Junior Club Program