2022 Tribute to Champions
Tuesday, May 17th 2022

Hosted by MC Chris Egan of King5 Sports

McGavick Conference Center - 4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW

5:30 - 6:30 Non-Alcoholic Dessert Social

6:30 - 8:00 Awards & Presentations

 

This special event recognizes those within our community who have achieved the highest levels in sports. We honor them for their positive contributions in the areas of sports, recreation and civic betterment.  Join us for a special evening as we present the Distinguished Achievement Awards and induct individuals into the Tacoma-Pierce County Sports Hall of Fame.

 
2022 DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT AWARD RECIPIENTS
CONNELLY LAW OFFICES EXCELLENCE IN OFFICIATING AWARD
Boys & Girls Basketball—Rick Fox • Football—Jeff Ausbun
Softball—Bill Schey • Soccer—Dennis Muir
Volleyball—Jerry Aeschlimann •Wrestling—Kevin Bauers
FIRST FAMILY OF SPORTS AWARD
The Armstrong Family—Parents Frank (dec.) and Ivy (dec.) and children Eloise, Dorothy (dec.),
Bayyinah Muhammad (Shirley), Frankie, David, Dennis, Al and Beverly
FROSTY WESTERING EXCELLENCE IN COACHING AWARD
Joe Clark—Lakes HS boys cross country coach
Robi Turley—Sumner HS girls soccer coach
DOUG MCARTHUR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Wendy Malich—District AD, Franklin Pierce SD
Tim Thomsen—District AD, Sumner SD
DICK HANNULA MALE AND FEMALE AMATEUR ATHLETE OF THE YEAR AWARD
Kendall Burks—Soccer, Stadium HS and University of Washington
Zyonna Fellows—Volleyball, Mt. Tahoma HS and University of Arizona
 
2022 TACOMA-PIERCE COUNTY SPORTS HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
Athletic Trainer—Walt Horn • Boys Basketball—Tyce Nasinec • Girls Basketball—Debbie Miller
Football—Johnny Spevak, Hillary Butler and Sherriden May • Golf—Golfing Gorilla (Tom Tuell)
Mountaineering—Eric Simonson  •  Soccer—Joey Gjertsen • Swimming—Paige (Wright) Olson
Track—Sarna (Renfro) Becker and Blake Surina (and Team Handball)
Volleyball—Christy (Kubista) Brandt and Jennifer Kubista
 
 
 
Tribute to Champions 2020/21 Photos and Video