Coach of the Year

This award is to recognize specific volunteer contributions to MCRRC.

Purpose: To recognize one MCRRC club member for outstanding coaching performance.

Qualifications: A member of MCRRC and has not previously won this award.

Nomination Process

  • Any club member can nominate another club member for this award. Self-nominations are also welcome.
  • Award criteria include:
    • Number of years coaching (in MCRRC, school, or other positions)
    • Approximate number of runners coached
    • Coaching accomplishments
    • Summary of benefits gained by runners coached

Submit a Nomination:
To nominate a coach, you can send an email to Please include as much specific information as you have on how the coach meets the award criteria.

Any questions about the nomination process may be sent to

Nominations are due by December 10th each year. The MCRRC Awards Committee will vote at a meeting. In the event of a tie vote, the Awards Committee Chairman will determine the winner. One MCRRC COY will be awarded a plaque and recognized at the MCRRC Annual Awards Brunch in March.

Past Award Winners

2007Seann Pelkey
2008Tom Brennan
2009Michael Broderick
2010Lori Kaleikau
 Andy Steinfeld
2011Mary Foster
2012Harold Rosen
2013Kimberlee Dinn-Smith
2014Audrey Fincher
 Conroy Zien
2015Wanda Walters
2016Travisha Gunter
 Kellie Redmond
2017Larry Feidelseit
2018Keith & Laura Evans
2019Keith Ord
2021Chris Sloane