Pacific Assocation of USA Track and field


USATF Pacific Awards

Updated 18 March’19 with 2018 Awards presented at the 19 March, 2019 Board of Athletics Meeting.

Help us recognize those who contribute to our Association by nominating a deserving athlete, official, committee member, or administrator.



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)












Link to Award Descriptions, Procedures and Timeline
Download Award Nomination Form (primarily for Hall of Fame, Tom Moore and Service Awards; may be used for Officials and Legacy Coach Awards.)
Awards Committee Chair: Leroy Milam: email; phone: 510.581-2903

USATF Pacific Award Recipients




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


  • 2003 – George Kleeman, Charlie Sheppard
  • 2004 – Ron Daniels, John Mansoor
  • 2005 – JoAnne Camargo, Irene Herman
  • 2006 – Cynci Calvin, Robert ‘Bob’ Shor
  • 2007 – Tyler Abbott, Robert ‘Pod’ Podkaminer
  • 2008 – Mark Winitz, Maura Kent
  • 2009 – No nominees
  • 2010 – No nominees
  • 2011 – Jack Leydig, Joy Upshaw, Lee Webb: Description of Accomplishments
  • 2012 – Maria Costello, Dan Davidson, Ken Grace, Dick Iwamiya, Joe Keever, Art Klein, Becky Klein, Gary Wang, Phil Watkins: Descriptions of Accomplishments
  • 2013 – No nominees
  • 2014: John Murray and George Paddeck: Descriptions of Accomplishments
  • 2015: Tom Bernhard, Hollis Lenderking, Joanne Camargo, Fred Baer, George Rehmet, Leroy Milam, Heike Mansoor; Photos and Accomplishments
  • 2016 – Carl Bryant, Phil Leake, Jennifer Oliver, Les Ong, Charlotte Sneed, Jeff Teeters, Thomas Vincent: Photos and Description of Accomplishments
  • 2017 – John Shirey; Photo and Accomplishments
  • 2018 – Bill Bartel, Andy Crawford, J.R. Heberle, Clyde Lehman, John Lilygren, Angie Longworth, Margaret Sheehan Photos and accomplishments

Click here for Annual PA Officials Awardees page.


Click here for the Annual PA Coaches Legacy Awards page.