Pacific Assocation of USA Track and Field


USATF Pacific Awards

Updated 1/4/2023 With the 3rd Annual Recognition Awards Banquet Information

Third Annual USATF Pacific Recognition Awards Banquet!



Saturday, February 4th, 2023
Grand Palace Seafood Restaurant
359 Grand Avenue, South San Francisco, Ca 94080

Work with your Sport or Service Committee to nominate deserving
athletes, officials, committee members, or administrators for 2022
2022 USATF Pacific Awards – Call for Nominations!
As we close out a successful 2022, it is time to consider those that deserve to be recognized for outstanding contributions to the Pacific Association and the athletics community. These 2022 awards will be presented at the 3rd Annual PA Awards Banquet on Saturday, February 4, 2023.
  • Nominations for the PA Hall of FameTom Moore Award, and PA Service Awards can be submitted using the online submission form (
  •  Award descriptions and a list of past awardees.
  • Sports Committee Athlete Achievement Awards will be determined by the appropriate Sports Committee. Contact that committee’s representative for more information.
  • Nominations are due January 15, 2023! 
  • Link to Award Descriptions, Procedures and Timeline.
  • Awards Committee Chairs: Ryan Cowley: [email protected]; Leroy Milam: email; phone: 510.581-2903

2nd Annual USATF Pacific Awards Ceremony (Zoom), February 12, 2022

On the Banquet’s Webpage, you will find the Zoom recording of the entire ceremony and its extensive program. It includes different sports disciplines’ awards, two Tom Moore Awardees, the Hall of Fame Inductees, and the PA Service Award recipients.

Inaugural Annual USATF Pacific Awards Banquet, February 1, 2020

On the Banquet’s Webpage, you will find photos and the event’s program that contains all the 2019 awardees for the different sports disciplines as well as  the Tom Moore Award recipient, the Hall of Fame Inductees, and the PA Service Award recipients.

USATF Pacific Special Awards 2002 to 2018


2015 Pacific Association Tom Moore Awardees:
L to R: Awards Chair Leroy Milam; Awardees Deanne Vochatzer (who also accepted the posthumous award for Jon Vochatzer) and Jean Snuggs; PA President Dave Shrock (photo by Jim Hume)
PAUSATF 2016 Service Award Recipients

2016 Pacific Association Service Awardees:
L to R: Awards Chair Leroy Milam; Awardees Charlotte Sneed, Thomas Vincent, Jennifer Oliver, and Carl Bryant; PA President Dave Shrock; not present Phil Leake, Les Ong, Jeff Teeters (photo by Jim Hume)

TOM MOORE AWARDEES (biography of Tom Moore)



Accomplishments of PA Hall of Fame Awardees: 2007 – 2015

  • 2007 – George Kleeman; Lori Maynard; Sonny Maynard; Horace Crow; Tom Moore; Dr. Harmon Brown
  • 2008 – Ed Miller (coach); Richard Connors
  • 2009 – Robert ‘Pod’ Podkaminer
  • 2011 – Don Bailes: Description of Accomplishments
  • 2014 – Don Bowden, Irene Obera, Ed Burke, Ruth Anderson: Description of Accomplishments
  • 2015 – Harry Marra, Rick Milam, Barbara Miller, John Powell, Suzy Powell-Roos, Mac (Maurice) Wilkins: Description of Accomplishments
  • 2016 – Roxanne Anderson (Atkins) (posthumously), Delos L. Dotta (posthumously), Daniel D. Dotta (posthumously), Helen Klein, Shirley Matson, George Newlon (posthumously), Linda Somers Smith, Thomas Trimble (posthumously), Sal Vasquez, Harry Young (posthumously); Photos and Accomplishments
  • 2017 – Stacy Dragila, Sister Marion Irvine, Magdalena Lewy-Boulet, Joan (Coleman) Ottoway, Ian Reed, Charlie Sheppard, Bob Shor (posthumously); Photos and Accomplishments
  • 2018 – Stephanie Brown-Trafton, Shirley Connors, Kathy Hammond, Jim Hume Photos and accomplishments
  • 2019 – Bill Clark, Irene Herman, Mark Winitz
  • 2021 – Augie Augabright, Brutus Hamilton, Payton Jordan, Brian Maxwell, Ed Parker, Will Stephens, Lloyde ‘Bud’ Winter, Stan Wright Accomplishments and photos



Click here for Annual PA Officials Awardees page



Click here for the Annual PA Coaches Legacy Awards page