Tuesday July 17, 2007Donovan Presented With United States Sports Academy Coaching Award
Donovan, head coach of the 2006 and 2007 National Champion University of
Florida men’s basketball team, was honored with the
Donovan guided the Gators to a 35-5 mark and the national title in 2007, after leading UF to a 33-6 mark and the school’s first national title in 2006.
honored to accept this coaching award on behalf of all of the people that have
The Amos Alonzo Stagg Coaching Award is presented to an individual who has experienced outstanding achievement as a coach. This person exhibits a high standard of propriety, imagination and innovation as a character-builder in the tradition of great teacher-coaches.
The award has been presented annually since 1985 as part of the Academy’s Awards of Sport Medallion Series, which pays “Tribute to the Artist and the Athlete.” Past recipients include Bill Belichick, Tommy Lasorda, Phil Jackson, Joe Paterno and John Wooden. For a complete list, please visit www.asama.org.
received the Academy