Distinguished Athletic Alumni

This award was established to recognize former Kent State University athletes who have distinguished themselves in their chosen professional field.

2002 - Don Weir

2003 - Jim Steen

2004 - Bill Bertka

2005 - Anthony DeCarlo

2006 - Fred Albrecht

2007 - Christine Plonsky

2008 - Rollie Geiger

2009 - John Farrell*

2010 - Emilio Ferrara

2011 - Jack Rittichier*

2012 - Allan Kaupinen

2013 - Lenard Hairston

2014 - Don Brown

2015 - Jim Phelan*

2016 - Norbert (Nobby) Lewandowski

* Deceased