Kansas City Sports Awards Banquet

Kansas City Sports Awards Banquet
Thursday, June 13

Kansas City Marriott Downtown – Muehlebach Tower
7 p.m. – Dinner/Program

Each year the Kansas City Sports Commission honors outstanding individuals for their commitment and achievement in sports. The benefits of sport are long-standing and this awards banquet celebrates all the positive aspects of sports. Nominations are open for the awards listed below.

If you would like to be a sponsor of the banquet or purchase a table, please contact Dave Borchardt (dborchardt@sportkc.org / 816-389-4191).

KC downtown Marriott-124Kansas City Marriott Downtown Sportsman of the Year is given to a local male athlete who is currently participating in amateur, high school, collegiate or professional sports.  This athlete exemplifies all the positive aspects of sport and has made a positive impact on the Kansas City community.


Spire Sportswoman of the Year
is given to a local female athlete who is currently participating in amateur, high school, collegiate or professional sports.  This athlete exemplifies all the positive aspects of sport and has made a positive impact on the Kansas City community.

 

Burns-McDonnell-Logo-2015-124Burns & McDonnell Coach of the Year is given to a male or female coach who is currently or has been a coach in amateur, high school, collegiate or professional sports.  This coach exemplifies all the positive aspects of sport and has made a positive impact on the Kansas City community.

 

Children’s Mercy Community Champion is given to an individual sports fan, volunteer or advocate that has made a public and longstanding commitment to sports in the Kansas City community and is committed to bettering Kansas City through sports.

 

Southwest_online_rgbSouthwest Airlines Executive of the Year is given to an individual who is (or has been) an administrator position in amateur, high school, collegiate or professional sports in Kansas City.  This individual will be honored for their contributions as an administrator only, not for contributions as a coach or athlete.  This award is nominated and voted on by members of the Kansas City Sports Commission Board of Directors.