2016 OVR Service Award Nominations Being Accepted
The Board of Directors of the Ohio Valley Region has established three awards that are presented annually
to individuals who exemplify dedication and support of the growth of volleyball in the Ohio Valley Region.
In 2001, the
Glenn Purdy Meritorious Service Award for Referees and Scorekeepers
was established and given to its namesake, Glenn Purdy, in recognition of his 50 years of service to the sport of
volleyball and officiating.
In 2002, the process was expanded to include two additional awards, the
OVR Award Of Excellence For OVR Coaches, Club Directors, and Tournament Directors,
OVR Commissioner's Award For OVR Players, Referees, Scorekeepers, and Administrators.
USA Volleyball also offers up to five Robert L. Lindsay Meritorious Service Awards to each Region each year.
The 2015 OVR Meritorious Award recipients are:
Steven DiBacco Official
Terri Erhart Official
Sterling Kaimimoku Official
David Reinhart Blackswamp Club Director
Daniel Smith Coach for Players Choice VBC
The Commissioners Award was presented to Gerald (Jerry) Malicki for coordinating adult tournaments within the OVR.
The Glenn Purdy Award was presented to Patricia Salvatore for her years of officiating service in the OVR, USA Volleyball and international.
The criteria for each award are listed, and nominations for these awards are being sought.
The nomination process is open, and nominations will be accepted until April 15, 2016.
The awards will be presented at the June Meeting of the Ohio Valley Region Board.
To nominate an individual or individuals, please use this nomination form.
Steve Donahue (chair),
and Ron Wyzynski
serve on the OVR awards committee.