The Kinesiology Alumni Achievement Awards are given each year to alumni and friends who have made a significant impact in their careers, service, and philanthropy.
Congratulations to our 2020 and 2021 Alumni Achievement Awardees!
CRITERIA FOR AWARDS & THE NOMINATION PROCESS
Overall Criteria for Awards
- Nominees must be alums in good standing, as defined by Kinesiology and the Alumni Society Board.
- Nomination must be based on at least partial activity in, or support of activity, in the Kinesiology field.
- Nomination must be supported by another Kinesiology alumna/us.
- Recipients must accept the award in person (unless deceased).
- If a nominee cannot attend the ceremony, the award will be deferred until the following year.
- Recipients must have earned a degree.
- Current Kinesiology faculty members are not eligible.
- Emeritus professors may be nominated.
- Current Kinesiology staff are not eligible.
- Current KAS Board members may be nominated.
The Nomination Process
- Nominations are invited from board members and non-members who are alumni, and can be submitted via e-mail or letter.
- Nominees are asked to submit supporting materials (nominee form, resume, short bio) that are reviewed by the Alumni Board Awards Subcommittee, then submitted to the entire Alumni Board for consideration.
- The Board Chair notifies the award winners and invites them to the awards ceremony, which is the Friday of Homecoming weekend.
- Award winners receive two tickets for the M-Go Blue Tailgate and the football game, along with two nights of lodging.
Please feel free to contact KAS Board Awards Subcommittee Co-Chairs James Harasin (email@example.com) or Liz Sibilisky-Enselman (ERSibilskyATC@gmail.com) with questions about these awards, or to submit your nominee.
Nominations for these awards will be solicited just after New Years. Nominations must be accompanied by a brief biography of the nominee and a description of why you think they deserve recognition.
PAST KINESIOLOGY ALUMNI SOCIETY BOARD AWARD RECIPIENTS
Joshua Bartelstein and Brandon Rhodes, Early Career Achievement
Andrew Karson, Career Achievement
Patty Freedson, Lifetime Achievement
Victor Katch, Dean's Medal
Hayes Grooms IV, Early Career Achievement
Jessica Berman and David Schueler, Career Achievement
Sheryl Szady, Lifetime Achievement
Leah Ketcheson and Daniel Schachne, Early Career Achievement
Jim Nagy and J.J. Putz, Career Achievement
Barry Franklin,Lifetime Achievement
Jordan Field, Distinguished Service
Dan Gaiman and Erin Prober-Charlupski, Early Career Achievement
Danny Koblin and Brian Movalson, Career Achievement
Noel Cimmino, Distinguished Service
Nick Shaw and Mike Israetel, Early Career Achievement
José Kottoor and Melva Thompson-Robinson, Career Achievement
Donna Fry, Lifetime Achievement
Liz Godek and Donté Scott, Early Career Achievement
Robb Dunn and Andrew Pudduck, Career Achievement
Nancy "Eric" Erickson, Lifetime Achievement
Pete Kempf and Shelly Kovacs, Distinguished Service
George Wade, Dean's Medal
David Oxfeld and Michael Stack, Early Career Achievement
AJ Duffy and John Rotche, Career Achievement
Don Eaton and Clare Canham-Eaton, Distinguished Service
Eryn McVerry and Shavannia Williams, Early Career Achievement
Thomas Wilcher, Career Achievement
Jon Urbanchek, Lifetime Achievement
Sheryl Szady, Distinguished Service
Jeannine Galetti, Dean's Medal
Aaron Shea, Early Career Achievement
Roger Zatkoff, Dean's Medal
Robert Haddad, Early Career Achievement
Joan Bickner, Dean's Medal
Geoff Prentice, Early Career Achievement
Albert Green, Career Achievement
Art Weltman, Career Achievement
Shawn Regan, Early Career Achievement
Jonathan Paley, Early Career Achievement
Dr. Robert John Moffatt, Career Achievement
Dr. William McArdle, Lifetime Achievement
Herb Deromedi, Lifetime Achievement
Jessica Berman, Early Career Achievement
R. Richard Ray, Career Achievement
Shirley Howard Cooper, Lifetime Achievement
Justin Schulman, Early Career Achievement
Carolyn Clymer Voorhees, Career Achievement
John Faulkner, Lifetime Achievement
Chris Parker, Early Career Achievement
George Brooks, Career Achievement
Joan Farrell, Lifetime Achievement
Todd Gershwin, Early Career Achievement
Dr. Charlie Kuntzleman, Career Achievement
Dr. Joe Vaughn, Lifetime Achievement
Dick Honig, Career Achievement
Rod Grambeau, Lifetime Achievement
Scott Jeffer, Early Career Achievement
Marvin Gans, Career Achievement
Steve Galetti, Lifetime Achievement
Phyllis Ocker, Lifetime Achievement
Phyllis Weikart, Lifetime Achievement
Mark Hildebrandt, Early Career Achievement
Steve Sarns, Early Career Achievement
Reggie McKenzie, Career Achievement
Joyce Lindeman, Lifetime Achievement
Pam Davis, Early Career Achievement
Ken Burnley, Career Achievement
William Hardy, Career Achievement
Roger Harvey, Early Career Achievement
Carrie Meek, Career Achievement
David Lohrmann, Career Achievement
Pat Materka, Lifetime Achievement Award
Barbara Roark Passmore
Mary Lou Hook Allen