Past JRFH/HFH Recognition Awardees

Each year SHAPE America selects up to two Jump Rope For Heart coordinators and one Hoops For Heart coordinator to receive the prestigious SHAPE America Jump Rope and Hoops For Heart Recognition Award. Award winners exemplify leadership in the Jump Rope For Heart or Hoops For Heart programs at the state, district or national level.  

Past Award Winners
  • 2016 - Jody Miller and Liz Giles-Brown
  • 2015 - Ann Paulls-Neal and Paul Perotto
  • 2014 - Jim Brown, Dave Jones, and Christen Weatherford     
  • 2013 - Patty Kestell and Kristi Bieri     
  • 2012 - Ulrike Kerstges    
  • 2011 - Brenda Sharp, Jason Busche, and Corinne Morgan
  • 2010 - Michael Vaughn and Dave Hinman        
  • 2009 - Kim Speer, Colleen Wegimont, and Carolyn Deeb 
  • 2008 - Charlene Francisco, Gary Spinney, and Donna Moore      
  • 2007 - Michael Cavallaro, Thomas Villa Esparza III, and Larry Doyle    
  • 2006 - John Dempsey, Jason Feid, Lynn Tagami, and Kathy Kent
  • 2005 - Susan Jackson, Ken Hirth, and Doug Kane  
  • 2004 - Marla Thomas, Becky Smith Slettum, and Kaye Cochran     
  • 2003 - Gary Wilson, Brook Gibbons, and Ella Schultheis     
  • 2002 - Richard Hatley, Emily Adams      
  • 2001 - Adelaide Carpenter, Jay Tschillard, and Jaylen Turner  
  • 2000 - Linda Galloway, Sarah Jane Armstrong, and Mary Borst      
  • 1999 - Kristine Brockhagen, Christi Kay, and Tommy Esparza    
  • 1998 - Mike Daniel, Joy Faye Heines, and Joyce Signor       
  • 1997 - Dawn Breithan and Joy Wotjas       
  • 1996 - Jeff Carpenter       
  • 1995 - Roger Crozier      
  • 1994 - Pauline Jacobson      
  • 1993 - Linda Ramsey       
  • 1992 - Bea Orr    
  • 1991 - Andy Blanchard      
  • 1990 - Patricia Floyd and Emilee DeKam       
  • 1989 - Bob Melson     
  • 1988 - Jan Adair        
  • 1987 - Bill Budris