HARRY GLICKMAN PROFESSIONAL ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

Award Criteria

Automatic nomination criteria include:

  1. All-Star team member 
  2. World Championships: qualifier, medalist, champion 
  3. Olympics: qualifier, medalist, champion
  4. Contributing member of a national championship team (e.g. Super Bowl participant)
  5. Professional Tour event winner (i.e. Tennis, Golf, PBA, NASCAR)

At-large nominations:

  1. An athlete may be nominated by a member of the OSA Voting Panel. Nomination deadline is on May 1, 2016.
  2. An athlete may be nominated by a coach, SID or AD and submitted to the OSA Voting Panel

Past Winners


2015-16 Winners - Damian Lillard, Basketball | Brianne Theisen-Eaton, Track and Field
2014-15 Winners - LaMarcus Aldridge, Basketball | Mary Cain, Track and Field
2013 Winners - Damian Lillard, Basketball | Alex Morgan, Soccer
2012 Winners - Ashton Eaton, Track and Field | Megan Rapinoe, Soccer
2011 Winners - Jacoby Ellsbury, Baseball | Megan Rapinoe, Soccer
2010 Winners - Ndamukong Suh, Football | Mariel Zagunis, Fencing
2009 Winners - Brandon Roy, Basketball | Mariel Zagunis, Fencing
2008 Winners - Brandon Roy, Basketball | Kara Goucher, Track and Field
2007 Winners - Brandon Roy, Basketball | Kara Goucher, Track and Field
2006 Winners - Steven Jackson, Football | Christine Sinclair, Soccer
2005 Winner - Ben Crane, Golf
2004 Winners - Peter Jacobsen, Golf | Inge de Bruijn, Swimming
2003 Winners - Tom Pappas, Track and Field | Maria Mutola, Track and Field
2002 Winners - Bob Gilder, Golf | Marla Runyan, Track and Field
2001 Winners - Scott Brosius, Baseball | Tiffeny Milbrett, Soccer
1996 Winner - Damon Stoudamire, Basketball
1995 Winner - Peter Jacobsen, Golf
1994 Winner - Dave Husted, Bowling
1993 Winner - Clifford Robinson, Basketball
1992 Winner - Clyde Drexler, Basketball
1991 Winner - Clyde Drexler, Basketball
1990 Winner - Clyde Drexler, Basketball | Terry Porter, Basketball | Buck Williams, Basketball
1989 Winner - Clyde Drexler, Basketball
1988 Winner - Peter Jacobsen, Golf
1987 Winner - Dale Murphy, Baseball
1986 Winner - Wally Backman, Baseball
1985 Winner - Clyde Drexler, Basketball
1984 Winner - Neil Lomax, Football
1983 Winner - Dale Murphy, Baseball
1982 Winner - Dale Murphy, Baseball
1981 Winner - Dan Fouts, Football
1980 Winner - Dan Fouts, Football
1979 Winner - Dan Fouts, Football
1978 Winner - Bill Walton, Basketball
1977 Winner - Bill Walton, Basketball
1976 Winner - Russ Francis, Football
1975 Winner - Pat Fitzsimons, Golf
1974 Winner - Rufus Ferguson, Football
1973 Winner - Geoff Petrie, Basketball
1972 Winner - Sidney Wicks, Basketball
1971 Winner - Geoff Petrie, Basketball
1970 Winner - Art Jones, Hockey
1969 Winner - Larry Mahan, Rodeo
1968 Winner - Mickey Lolich, Baseball

 

2015-16 Finalists

Fanendo Adi, MLS, Portland Timbers                           Tobin Heath, USWNT, Portland Thorns FC
Ashton Eaton, USATF, Oregon Track Club Elite           Brianne Theisen-Eaton, USATF, Oregon Track Club Elite
Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers                           Mariel Zagunis, USA Fencing