Cox Pensacola Sports Annual Awards Banquet

February 20, 2018

New World Landing (600 South Palafox St.)
Reception @ 5:30 p.m. / Program @ 6:30 p.m.
Member Price – $65 / Non-Member Price – $75

Guest Speaker- Justin Gatlin

2017 100m World Champion

The Pensacola Sports Annual Awards Banquet Presented by Cox, is one of Pensacola Sports’ most high-profile events in the community. Each year we honor the finest athletes our area has to offer. Be a part of this memorable event as we celebrate a worthy slate of 2017 Special Achievement winners, the Amateur and Professional Athletes of the Year, the new class of Hall of Fame Inductees, Volunteer of the Year and the Pensacola Sportsman of the Year.

 

Justin Gatlin

Special Guests

Awardees

2016 Professional Athlete of the Year

Addison Russell

2016 Amateur Athlete of the Year

Emily Madril and Jordan Leggett

James Currie Volunteer of the Year

James Currie is a long-term friend, volunteer and former employee of Pensacola Sports, or as he knew it, Pensacola Sports Association. James retired in December after spending the past four decades dedicating himself to the organization.

Winner: Evan Malone

This award is given to individuals or organizations in the Pensacola Area that have made significant achievements/contributions in sports. State and National championships at the highest level attainable for the sports should be considered.

 Congratulations to the 2016 Awardees:

To Be Announced

The recipient of this award is a Special Olympian whose achievements are extraordinary and who best exemplify the spirit of Special Olympics.

Congratulations to our 2016 Awardee:

 David Williams

This award is given to an individual for outstanding accomplishments in athletics during the past year as a professional. This award may be given to multiple winners for one female and one male, or two joint winners if such accomplishments justify.

Congratulations to our 2016 Awardee:

Addison Russell

This award is given to an individual for outstanding accomplishment in athletics during the past year as a professional. This award may be given to multiple winners for one female and one male, or two joint winners if such accomplishments justify.

Congratulations to our 2016 Awardees:

Jordan Leggett and Emily Madril

Candidates should be selected for outstanding contributions to the Pensacola are in the following categories:

~Improvements to Pensacola Sports events and/or work

~Superior career achievements in athletics

~Meritorious service to a particular event, but not necessarily limited to a particular one

~Other noteworthy accomplishments in the field of sports worth of this distinction

Not presented for one year accomplishments

Congratulations to our 2016 Class:

Chad Quenneville, Ricahrd LeBounty, and Charlie Warner

Awarded to an individual who has shown exceptional commitment in assisting with sporting events in the community (Pensacola Sports events are the preferred criteria, but others may be considered.)

Evan Malone

The sportsman of the year is presented for contributing to the advancement of sports in the greater Pensacola Area, or achievement of an outstanding athletic accomplishment.

Dave Scott