Aaron Hobson – University of Florida
For his exemplary leadership and dedication to the NIRSA Championship Series serving as Basketball Chair and Co-Tournament Director of the NIRSA National Basketball Championships.
Brian N. Mills – University of Houston
For his dedication and pride in building a professional and inclusive environment for student officials at NIRSA regional and national flag football tournaments.
Jerrod Jackson – Texas A&M University
For his outstanding dedication and passion as the program chair of the 2015 NIRSA Region IV Conference.
Scott George – Central Michigan University
For his vision, dedication and passion in the development of the unified sports division at the NIRSA National Basketball Championships.
Erica Estes – James Madison University
For her outstanding leadership and her service to the students of NIRSA as the 2015-2016 NIRSA Student Leader.
Hannah Roberts – East Carolina University
For her exceptional leadership and dedication as the Coordinator of the Region III Student Lead On.
2016 NIRSA National Basketball Championships Host Committee
Richard “JR” Rathjens – The Ohio State University
Charles Duane Anderson – The Ohio State University
For their outstanding leadership and dedication as members of the host committee for the 2016 NIRSA National Basketball Championships
“Student Leadership Development through Recreation and Athletics” Sourcebook Co-editors
Dr. Don Stenta – The Ohio State University
Dr. Cara McFadden – Elon University
For their vision and exemplary leadership as co-editors of the “Student Leadership Development through Recreation and Athletics” sourcebook.