Award of Valor

2018 NCAA Award of Valor: Crystal Griner

A former Hood basketball player, who graduated in 2006, was one of two U.S. Capitol Police officers on site when a gunman opened fire at a Republican congressional baseball team practice.

2017 NCAA Award of Valor: Florent Groberg

Florent Groberg spent 33 months in a Walter Reed Military Medical Center hospital room filled with mementos, each a symbol for how much his friends and family cared.

Former Alabama Swimmer John Servati named 2015 recipient of NCAA’s Award of Valor

Former University of Alabama swimmer John Servati named 2015 Award of Valor recipient. Servati gave his life to save another’s during a tornado in Alabama, and is awarded for his bravery and courage.

May 2 Deadline Approaching for 2015 NCAA Honors Nominations

Top award winners to be recognized in January at Association’s Convention.

Nominations now open for 2015 NCAA Honors awards

NCAA member schools are invited to nominate current and former student-athletes for the 2015 Theodore Roosevelt Award , Silver Anniversary Award , Award of Valor and Inspiration Award . The awards recognize current and former student-...

Billy Mills speaks after being presented the Theodore Roosevelt Award.
NCAA celebrates inspiring honorees

From recent student-athletes who exemplified excellence both on the field and in the classroom to a renowned former runner at Kansas who overcame poverty and racism to become an inspirational Olympian, 19 individuals were celebrated Friday night at the NCAA Honors Celebration.

Award of Valor

"Valor is the strength of mind or spirit that enables a person to brave danger with boldness and firmness." Selection Criteria The NCAA Award of Valor may be presented to a coach or administrator currently associated with intercollegiate...

Cameron Lyle named 2014 Recipient of NCAA’s Award of Valor

By Alexandra Assimon It all started with a cheek swab. The football team was running a Be The Match station in the university’s cafeteria to support the National Marrow Donor program. A few players convinced Cameron Lyle, a sophomore track...

Through flames for a friend

Hampden-Sydney's Kirk Rohle to receive NCAA Award of Valor for his heroic act

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