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The Eugene, Cascades & Coast Sports Commission will honor a variety of award recipients at the inaugural SportsTown Awards, presented by RG Media Company, onThursday June 2, 2016 at the Valley River Inn in Eugene. We invite you to celebrate outstanding athletes, events and athletic achievements in our region.

Male & Female Student Athlete of the Year

Presented by RG Media Company     

 Nomination criteria: 

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Has volunteered in the community at least once in the past year
  • Has made a positive contribution to their sport

Athletes will be nominated by their High Schools.


Mascot of the Year

 Presented by Dari Mart 

Nomination criteria: 

  • All Lane ESD High School mascot's were nominated!
  • The fans voted for their favorites!
  • The top 3 have been decided!

For a list of the Dari Mart Mascot Showdown top 3 High School mascots, click here!


Sustainable Sports Event of the Year

Presented by The City of Eugene

Nomination criteria; an event that:

  • Reduced energy use, carbon emissions, and water use
  • Minimized waste
  • Supported local businesses
  • Provided access to everyone
  • Created a positive legacy for the community

Athletic Trainer of the Year

Presented by Slocum Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine


Nomination criteria: 

  • All nominees must be certified through the National Athletic Trainer Association (NATA) and work with Lane ESD athletes.

Athlete with Heart

Presented by PeaceHealth

Nomination criteria:

  •  All Lane County athletes are eligible

Inspirational Coach of the Year

Presented by Sinclair Broadcasting Group, Inc.

Nomination criteria:

  •  All coaches in Lane County are eligible


Jessica Shefferman

For more information, please contact:

Jessica Shefferman
Director of Event Operations
Eugene, Cascades & Coast Sports Commission