Virginia Little League: State Awards Information

Virginia State Little League Volunteer Award Nomination Instructions and Form
If you are a league president, District Administrator or a Chief Umpire you can nominate a long-time volunteer for recognition by the Little League State Association.  The Nominee must have 30 or more year's service to Virginia Little League Baseball/Softball/Challenger as a League Officer, District Official or Virginia State Umpire or combination thereof.

2015 League, District or Umpire Lifetime Achievement Award Winners
John Glufling
John Glufling

Achievements:

45 years as a Little League Volunteer

League Chief Umpire for 10 years

District Umpire Consultant for 3 years

Umpired in 23 State Tournaments, 2 Regional Tournaments and 2 World Series 



Steve Hals
Steve Hals

Achievements:

33 Years as a Little League Volunteer

Team Manager/coach, Umpire, Registrar, Division Director, Scheduler and Safety Officer for 21 years

League Chief Umpire for 10 years

Assistant District Umpire Consultant for 2 years

Umpired in 9 State Tournaments and 2 Regional Tournaments 



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Tommy Helton

Achievements:

47 years as a Little League Volunteer

Assistant District Administrator for 18 years

League Manager/Coach for 38 years

League Board Member for 40 years



Joe Honto
Joe Honto

Achievements:

44 years as a Little League Volunteer

State Section Umpire Assistant for 6 years 

Assistant District Administrator for 15 years

District Umpire Consultant for 10 years

League President for 4 years

League Chief Umpire for 36 years 

 



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Carl Hurt

Achievements:

48 years as a Little League Volunteer

League Manager/Coach for 12 years

League Board Member for 40 years

League Umpire for 5 years



2014 League, District or Umpire Lifetime Achievement Award Winners
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Allen Couch

Achievements:

53 years as a Little League Volunteer

Assistant District Administrator for 21 years

League President for 10 years

Softball District Tournament Director

 



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Richard Fisher

Achievements:

41 years as a Little League Volunteer

Assistant District Administrator for 30 years

League President

Chartered the first Little League Softball League in the State of Virginia

 



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Paula Harper

Achievements:

35 years as a Little League Volunteer

Assistant District Administrator for over 25 years

League Player Agent and Secretary

21 years as an umpire in both baseball and softball

 



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Fred Hayter

Achievements:

43 years as a Little League Volunteer

Assistant District Administrator for 33 years

District and State Tournament Director

League President

 



2013 League, District or Umpire Lifetime Achievement Award Winners
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Rocky Cantrell

Achievements:

42 years as a Little League volunteer

Assistant District Administrator for 26 years

League President for 28 years

Hosted all Levels of Baseball and Softball State Tournaments

 



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Ira Gotte

Achievements:

56 years as an umpire

Little League Softball World Series Umpire

Assistant District Administrator for 26 years

League volunteer for 39 years

 



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John Hosler on right

Achievements:

35 years as an umpire

Little League Baseball World Series Umpire

Assistant District Administrator

 



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Wayne Starliper

Achievements:

53 years as a Little League volunteer

Junior League Baseball World Series Umpire

District umpire for 30 years

 



2012 League, District or Umpire Lifetime Achievement Award Winners
John Murphy
John Murphy

Achievements:

54 years as an umpire

Senior League Baseball World Series Umpire

Assistant District Administrator

District Umpire Instructor

Founded District Umpire Association

Local League Umpire Consultant



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Tony Musco

Achievements:

65 years of dedicated service

60 years as an umpire

10 Regional Tournaments 

Assistant District Administrator

1996 West Springfield Little League Volunteer of the Year

Local League Board member



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Bill Palmer

Achievements:

47 years as an umpire

3 World Series Tournaments

3 Regional Tournaments

 



Virginia State Lifetime Achievement Awards for District Administrators and State Officials
Eligibility for this award requires 30 or more years service to Little League which must include service as a District Administrator or Virginia State Officer.

2013 Lifetime Achievement Awards for District Administrators and State Officials
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Fred Corbett

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Bob Sottile

Dwayne Tuggle
Dwayne Tuggle

2012 Lifetime Achievement Awards for District Administrators and State Officials
Butch Cuthriell
Butch Cuthriell

Robert (Bob) Huff
Robert (Bob) Huff

John Mitchell
John Mitchell
Charlie Rhodes
Charlie Rhodes

Jimmie Straley
Jimmie Straley
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Gail Turner

2011 Lifetime Achievement Awards for District Administrators and State Officials
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Don Baker

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Lowell Easterly

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Jake Hardison
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Bill Hill

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Preston Pierce
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Jack Taylor

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Bobby Tuggle