RVA Sports Award Winners


RVA Sports Awards 20204 winnerFemale Athlete of the Year: Rilee Baughn, Randolph-Macon College, Softball

Male Athlete of the Year: Tristan Wheeler, University of Richmond, Football

Coach of the Year: Cheryl Groce-Wright, Sports Backers

Team of the Year: Virginia Union University Football

Youth Athlete of the Year: Isaac Lamprecht, New Kent Highschool

Youth Team of the Year: Hanover High School Baseball

Moment of the Year: Joshua Parker, Collegiate High School Soccer (State Championship winning goal)

Event Impact of the Year: Tri-Cities Chili Peppers Baseball – Faulkner Foundation

Community Champion Award: Tony Squire

Courage Story: Samar Lemons



Female Athlete of the Year: Lindsey Frank, University of Richmond

Male Athlete of the Year: Jada Byers, Virginia Union University

Coach of the Year: Loren Johnson, Highland Springs High School (football)

Team of the Year: Randolph Macon Men’s Basketball

Moment of the Year: Flying Squirrels secure first playoff appearance since 2014.

Fan of the Year: Will Daniel, Avid Kickers and University of Richmond Spiders Fan

Community Champion Award: Scott Schricker

Power of Sport Award: Angel City FC

Courage Story: Sportable Spokes



Female Athlete of the Year: Keira D’Amato, individual Runner 

Male Athlete of the Year: Chris Marston, Sportable 

Coach of the Year: Marcus Lewis, Varina High School (football) 

Team of the Year: Patrick Henry High School, boys varsity volleyball 

Moment of the Year: PONY League Players Make History - PONY League Baseball and Chesterfield County’s Abrielle Shaw faced off against Aubrey Easley in the 2021 PONY World Series. Shaw and Easley became the second and third girls to ever play at Pony League’s World Series level. 

Community Champion Award: Bobby Ukrop 

Power of Sport Award: Michael Robinson 

Courage Story: 804 Coaches for a Change