AMERICAN FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION'S ALUMNI CLUBS: AFA Gold Ball Awards

2002 AFA GOLD BALL AWARDS

AFA’s MVP of the Year:
Lance Westendorf (QB) - Puget Sound Jets

AFA Coach of the Year:
Ken Austin - Puget Sound Jets
AFA 2002 National Champions

AFA Executive of the Year:
Terry Sullivan (Commissioner)
Minnesota Football League

AFA General Manager of the Year:
Derrick Pollock (GM)
St. Petersburg Florida Sharks

AFA Offensive Player of the Year:
Chris Esterley (QB) - Minnesota Maulers

AFA Defensive Player of the Year:
Terrance Ivory (CB) - Puget Sound Jets

AFA Offensive Lineman of the Year:
Don Cornelius (OG) - Cleveland Lions

AFA Defensive Lineman of the Year:
William McDaniel (DT) - Inglewood Blackhawks

AFA Special Teams Player of the Year:
Joe Hand (KR) - Jacksonville Raiders

AFA Silver Toe Award:
Steve Zellar (PK) - South Bend Stampede

AFA Woman of the Year:
Helen (Ms. Mac) McIntosh (owner) - Puget Sound Jets

AFA President's Award:
Joe Hulsebus - Kalamazoo, Michigan
American Football News



2001 AFA GOLD BALL AWARDS

2001 AFA GOLD BALL AWARDS

Most Valuable Player of the Year - Leroy McFadden - Kane County (Illinois) Eagles

Coach of the Year - Eliseo ‘Sal’ Saldivar, Kane County (Illinois) Eagles

General Manager of the Year - Patrick Sharpe, Kane County (Illinois) Eagles

Executive of the Year - Paul Henderson, Ohio Valley Football League

Offensive Player of the Year - Ronnie Gordon, Kane County (Illinois) Eagles

Defensive Player of the Year - Milton Myers, Puget Sound (Wash.) Jets

 

Offensive Lineman of the Year - Scott Ponder, Wichita Falls (Texas) Drillers

Defensive Lineman of the year - Scott Holland, Marlboro (Mass.) Shamrocks

Special Teams Player of the Year - Sean Scales, Prince Wm. (Virginia) Monarchs

Silver Toe Award - Kurt Hintz, Racine (Wisconsin) Raiders

AFA Woman of the Year - Maggie Burrows, Cleveland (Ohio) Lions

AFA Presidents Award - Joe Hulsebus, American Football News Service



2000 AFA GOLD BALL AWARDS


2000 AFA GOLD BALL AWARDS

Most Valuable Player of the Year - Dave Palazzi, Marlboro (Mass.) Shamrocks

Coach of the Year - Michael Bucky Godbolt, Austin (Texas) Rattlers

General Manager of the Year - Patrick Sharpe, Kane County (Illinois) Eagles

Executive of the Year - Ben Landi, West Deptford (NJ) Broncos

Offensive Player of the Year - Claude Mathis, Austin (Texas) Rattlers

Defensive Player of the Year - Steve Turzynski, Kane County (Illinois) Eagles
Offensive Lineman of the Year - Stan Johnson, St. Louis (MO) Bulldogs

Defensive Lineman of the year - Shaun Cash, Charleston (So. Car.) Firebirds

Special Teams Player of the Year - Vince Kelly, Wichita Falls (Texas) Drillers

Silver Toe Award - Sean OLaughlin, Puget Sound ((Washington) Jets

AFA Woman of the Year - Maggie Burrows, Cleveland (Ohio) Lions

AFA Presidents Award - Joe Hulsebus, American Football News Service



1999 AFA GOLD BALL AWARDS


1999 AFA GOLD BALL AWARDS

Most Valuable Player of the Year - Frank Bianchini, Marlboro (Mass.)Shamrocks

Coach of the Year - Bobby Brennan, Marlboro (Mass.) Shamrocks.

General Manager of the Year - Marcus Dees, Wichita Falls (Texas) Drillers

Executive of the Year - Scott Boyd, Kalamazoo (Mich.) Tornadoes

Offensive Player of the Year - Donnie Jackson Bey, Scranton (Penn.) Eagles

Defensive Player of the Year - Michael Blunt, Wickenburg (Ariz.) Warriors

Offensive Lineman of the Year - Donni Puggini, So. Mich. Timberwolves

Defensive Lineman of the year - Dave Stephens, San Gabriel (Calif.) Dragons

Special Teams Player of the Year - Willie Guy, Iowa Tractors

Silver Toe Award - Mike Parks, Nebraska Trail Blazers

AFA Woman of the Year - Cheri Kardas, National Football Events

AFA Presidents Award - Joe Hulsebus, American Football News Service



1998 AFA GOLD BALL AWARDS


1998 AFA GOLD BALL AWARDS

AFA MOST VALUABLE PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Frank Bianchini - Marlboro Shamrocks

AFA OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Dave Palazzi - Marlboro Shamrocks

AFA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Andre Vaughn - Kalamazoo Tornadoes

AFA OFFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD
Carlton Haselrig - Pittsburgh Colts

AFA DEFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD
Zak Butkus - Palos/Orland Force

AFA PRESIDENT'S AWARD
(for outstanding service with no team affiliation)
Joseph Hulsebus - Minor league/Semi-pro Football Media Headquarters
AFA SILVER TOE OF THE YEAR AWARD
Paul Tocco - Southern Michigan Timberwolves


AFA SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Shonn Bell - Central Virginia Storm

AFA EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR AWARD
George Lemon - Topeka Knights


AFA GENERAL MANAGER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Scott Boyd - Kalamazoo Tornadoes

AFA WOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD
Mary Lockhart - Virginia Ravens


AFA COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD
Gary Vander Weele - Kalamazoo Tornadoes



1997 AFA GOLD BALL AWARDS


1997 AFA GOLD BALL AWARDS

"AFA MOST VALUABLE PLAYER OF THE YEAR" AWARD
Dave Palazzi - Marlboro (Massachusetts) Shamrocks

"AFA OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR" AWARD
Paul Carter -  Kokomo (Indiana) Mustangs

"AFA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR" AWARD
Brad Haddix - South Michigan Timberwolves

"AFA OFFENSIVE LINEMEN OF THE YEAR" AWARD
Charles Allen - Richmond (Virginia) Ravens


"AFA DEFENSIVE LINEMEN OF THE YEAR" AWARD
Daniel Davis - Broome County (Binghamton, New York) Jets

"AFA SILVER TOE OF THE YEAR" AWARD
Steve Domingos - Fresno (California) Bandits
"AFA SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE YEAR" AWARD
Tommy Jackson - Greenwood (South Carolina) Raiders

"AFA COMMISSIONER OF THE YEAR" AWARD
Tim Lake - Mid Continental Football League

"AFA EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR" AWARD
Bob Kays - Marlboro (Massachusetts) Shamrocks

"AFA GENERAL MANAGER OF THE YEAR" AWARD
Ervin Bryson - Greenwood (South Carolina) Raiders

"AFA WOMAN OF THE YEAR " AWARD
Deborah Griffin - Gulf Coast Football League

"AFA COACH OF THE YEAR" AWARD
Bob Brennan - Marlboro (Massachusetts) Shamrocks

"AFA PRESIDENTS AWARD"
Dave Burch - AFA Director of Communications



1996 AFA GOLD BALL AWARDS


1996 AFA GOLD BALL AWARDS

AFA MOST VALUABLE PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Frank Bianchini - Marlboro Shamrocks


AFA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD
John Cvitovich - Dayton Cowboys

AFA DEFENSIVE LINEMEN OF THE YEAR AWARD
Jimmy Moore - Fresno Bandits


AFA SILVER TOE OF THE YEAR AWARD
Steve Domingos - Fresno Bandits


AFA COMMISSIONER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Michael Wade - Michigan Football League


AFA GENERAL MANAGER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Tim Lake - Southern Michigan Timberwolves
AFA OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Pat Gucciardo - Southern Michigan Timberwolves

AFA OFFENSIVE LINEMEN OF THE YEAR AWARD
Dave Miotke - Racine Raiders

AFA SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Roger Cooper - Southern Michigan Timberwolves

AFA EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR AWARD
David Burch - Empire Football League


AFA COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD
Jamie King - Fredericksburg Generals



AFA PRESIDENTS AWARD
John Kennedy - Scranton Eagles