Lee Pits Award

For an individual or organization that has demonstrated the high and true ideals of volunteer service in the area of aquatics to the benefit of the under-served

Past Winners: Thaddeus Gammory 2016, Rahim Booth 2017, Rob Green 2018

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Jim Ellis Award

This award recognizes an innovative researcher or coach who has obtained a high level of achievement from personal effort in a field or initiative that contributes to the progression of aquatics.

Past Winners: Dr. Angela Beale 2016, Dr. Bill Ramos 2017, Tiffany Monique Quash 2018

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Arthur Lopez "Nadar por Vida" Award

This award goes to an individual or organization that has given an extraordinary amount of their time, energy, and/or resources toward diversifying aquatics.

Past Winners: Manny Banks & Dr. Shaun Anderson 2016, Leslie Paul 2017, Nadine Johnson Jesionek 2018

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Ken Rowland Award

For that special person of color who sets a standard for mankind with their commitment to aquatics, who has lived their life with a passion to bring forth in the world a dream or vision, a way of being for mankind that is independent of any personal goals.

Past Winners: Jerod Smith 2016, Kevin Sims 2017, John Yearwood 2018

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Maritza Correia McClendon Award

This is awarded to an athlete of Black and/or Hispanic descent - who has accomplished a high level of achievement from personal effort in an aquatic sport.

Past Winners: Isabella Pedraza 2018

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