Review the Categories
St.Vincent Sports Performance knows that providing excellent care is not always about standing on the podium or in the winner’s circle — sometimes it’s about our role in the trenches that make our jobs worthwhile.
The Spirit of Sport Awards is our salute to athletes who Define Sports Performance. The award categories are:
Service of the Poor - Generosity of Spirit
This individual or team has demonstrated a self-driven initiative and special commitment to serving those who arephysically, emotionally, spiritually and financially vulnerable.
Reverence - Dr. Robert E. Cravens Memorial Award
This student is a manager or athletic trainer who has supported his/her team with respect, compassion, and diligence. This person's legacy is shown through his/her special values, unique talents and varied gifts that complement the team.
Integrity Award - Inspiring Greatness
This non-student community member, through his/her involvement in sports performance, has dedicated a large part of his/her life to developing, promoting, implementing, inspiring and challenging student-athletes to become the best they can be as people, students, and athletes.
Wisdom - Scholar Athlete
This individual has maintained at least a 3.8 GPA on a 4.0 grade scale, and has scored at least a 2000 on the SAT or a 28 on the ACT. This individual has consistently demonstrated leadership skills by maintaining a high standard for him/herself, as well as a commitment to helping others.
Creativity Award - Courageous Innovation
This individual or team has proven that they have the vitality, energy, and enthusiasm to think creatively and problem solve in achieving a lofty goal. (I.e., fundraiser, team campaign, philanthropic initiative, etc.)
Dedication Award - Overcoming the Odds
This individual or team has shown unwavering commitment in overcoming the odds for an unusually successful outcome. This group is committed to a common vision and worked together to further that vision daily. (I.e., comeback from injury, Cinderella story, personal triumph, etc.)
Spirit Of Sport - Overall Standout
This individual or team has displayed excellence in each of the six St.Vincent Core Values: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity, and Dedication.
Defining Sports Performance Award - Changing the Landscape
This professional is a member of the sports community who has made a significant contribution to the sports performance industry in the past year. This person is a non-St.Vincent associate.
Trinity Dove Award - Moving the Mind, Body, and Spirit
This individual, through his/her involvement in sports, has inspired, moved, or challenged the sports performance industry in a unique and personal way on their journey to heal their body, mind, and spirit.