Recreation Professional of the Year Award  

The Recreation Professional of the Year Award honors outstanding leaders in the field of leisure and recreation.

  • Serves as a positive role model epitomizing the values and desired outcomes of recreation
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm for the recreation profession
  • Shows interest in, and sensitivity to, the needs of students, clients, and fellow professionals
  • Utilizes various methodologies and implements creative, innovative, safe, and effective recreation- related courses and recreation programs based on:
    • the developmental, social, and psychological needs of participants; and
    • the needs, purposes, philosophies, and resources of the sponsoring institution
  • Assumes responsibility for professional growth
  • Evidences professional commitment through membership and involvement in appropriate professional organizations
  • Must be a member of SHAPE America

Deadline for Nominations: September 15   

Send name and address of nominee to:

Fran Meyer
852 Lincoln Drive
Fredericksburg, VA 22407