Award Worthy

Help us make sure the unsung heroes of the USA Football family get the recognition they deserve.

And the 2016 Thanks Coach Winners are…

Over 1,000 nominations from across the nation

Thanks Coach Award

They are leaders, mentors, educators and motivators. Often sounding boards, occasionally disciplinarians, always role models. Every year, USA Football honors and celebrates coaches for their impact on their teams and communities as nominated by the people who know them best.

Team Mom Of The Year Award

MVP moms make it happen. Their enthusiasm, commitment and unconditional love for their athletes are the glue that keeps teams together from first practice to final dinner. USA Football showcases 100 team moms each fall with supporters getting to vote on the top prize winners.

Football Town Of The Year Award

What makes a great football town? An undefeated team? A perfect graduation rate? The brightest Friday night lights? Youth and high school teams in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut can nominate their communities as Football Town of the Year — and win $5,000 in new equipment.

Heart Of A Giant Award

Giants don’t have to be tall. It’s what’s on the inside that counts — character that inspires teammates and dedication that encourages others to step up their game. Nominees from youth and high school teams in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut campaign to be top vote getter.