Awards & Trophies

Outstanding Organizational Leader

Community Sailing annually recognizes an exceptional individual who has made notable contributions to an organization which has resulted in membership growth, positive financial development, and or increased community awareness or integration.

Nomination URL

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


Previous Award Recipients

  • 2018 – Brad Read, Sail Newport (Newport, RI)
  • 2017 – Jaime Jones, Hoover Sailing Club (Westerville, OH)
  • 2016 – Spike Lobdell, New England Science & Sailing (Stonington, CT)
  • 2015 – Alan Jenkinson, US Sailing Center (Jensen Beach, FL)
  • 2014 – John Lackey, Davis Island Youth Sailing Foundation (Tampa, FL)
  • 2013 – Not Awarded
  • 2012 – Charlie Zechel, Community Boatin, Inc. (Boston, MA)
  • 2011 – Not Awarded
  • 2010 – Tom Moore, Community Boating, Inc., for Boston Area Regional Council
  • 2009 – Morgan Collins, Sail Sand Point (Seattle, WA)
  • 2008 – Bob Cornwell & Mike Wills, Traverse Area Comm. Boating
  • 2007 – Robbie Dean
  • 2006 – Matt Mikkelborg, North Kitsap HS
  • 2005 – Vesta Gettys, Thunderbird Sailing Club
  • 2004 – Barry Wickre
  • 2003 – John Lemon, Sail Chicago
  • 2000 – Talbot Baker Jr., Community Boating Center
  • 1996 – Larry White, Interscholastic Sailing Assoc.