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Nominate an Athlete or Coach

Nominations for the Minnesota Sports Awards are currently being accepted.

Nomination Timeline

High School and Collegiate Nominations End: July 1
All Other Award Nominations: Open until further notice
Finalists and Winners will be notified.
Winners announced at the Minnesota Sports Awards gala in late 2018.

Categories

Boys High School Athlete of the Year
​Girls High School Athlete of the Year

Awarded to the high school athlete who has set the highest standard for excellence in their sport and in their contributions to the community during the 2017-2018 athletic season. 

NOMINATE A HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETE

 

Men's Collegiate Athlete of the Year
Women's Collegiate Athlete of the Year

Awarded to the collegiate athlete who has set the highest standard for excellence in their sport and in their contributions to the community during the 2017-2018 athletic season. 

NOMINATE A COLLEGIATE ATHLETE

 

Professional Athlete of the Year presented by Fox Sports North

Awarded to the professional athlete who has set the highest standard for excellence in their sport and in their contributions to the community during the 2017-2018 athletic season. 

NOMINATE A PROFESSIONAL ATHLETE

 

Coach of the Year Award

Awarded to the coach, at the high school, collegiate or professional level who has set the highest standard for excellence for their team, their sport and also in their contributions to the community during the past year or athletic season.

NOMINATE COACH OF THE YEAR

 

Courage Award

Awarded to an athlete or other sports figure who overcame significant challenges on or off the playing field, inspiring others with their courage, perseverance and determination during the 2017-2018 athletic season.

NOMINATE FOR THE COURAGE AWARD

 

Minnesota Sports Moment of the Year Award

Recognizing a single sports moment from a game or competition in the past year that energized Minnesota sports fans, displayed remarkable athletic skill or demonstrated incredible sportsmanship.

NOMINATE FOR MINNESOTA SPORTS MOMENT OF THE YEAR AWARD

 

Lifetime Achievement Award

Awarded to a person who has dedicated their career to furthering the success of sports in Minnesota and whose achievements have made a significant impact on the community over many years.

NOMINATE FOR THE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Athletes and teams are eligible for their competition seasons ending in late 2017 through 2018 (2017-2018 school year). High school and collegiate athletes must be in good academic standing. Sports Minneapolis Board reserves the right to make final decisions on award recipients.