Athletics

 

The Amos Alonzo Stagg Award of Honor

The Amos Alonzo Stagg Award of Honor was established in 1981 by former Graduate Manager of Athletics Bob Breeden, Pacific Alumni Director Kara Brewer, and Director of Athletics Elkin Isaac. The award recognizes alumni who participated in athletics at Pacific and achieved distinction in their professional lives through the notable examples of integrity, dedication, idealism, and team spirit that Mr. Stagg personified and to which Pacific is dedicated.

At age 70, Amos Alonzo Stagg came to the College of the Pacific in 1933 as head football coach after having to “retire” from the University of Chicago following 41 years as head coach from 1892 to 1932, which is still one of the longest head coaching tenures in the history of college football. After 14 years at Pacific, Stagg went on to serve as an assistant coach with his son Amos Jr. at Susquehanna and his final job was as kicking coach at Stockton College, the forerunner of San Joaquin Delta College.

Stagg played football as an end at Yale University and was selected to the first College Football All-America Team in 1889. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as both a player and a coach in the charter class of 1951. Influential in other sports, Stagg developed basketball as a five-player sport and was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in its first group of inductees in 1959. “The Grand Old Man of Football” retired from Stockton College at the age of 96 and later died in Stockton when he was 102 years old.

2013-14 Recipients

Amos Alonzo Stagg Award of Honor Recipients

YEAR RECIPIENT CLASS YEAR
1981-82 John B. Cechini 1937
  James H. Corson 1927
     
1982-83 Marlitt P. Stark 1927
  Robert T. Monagan 1942
  Robert M. Eberhardt 1951
     
1983-84 Everett W. Stark 1928
  Weslie A. Stouffer 1928
     
1984-85 Max Childress 1936
  Edward A. Koehler 1939
     
1985-86 Alice Baun 1927
  Ted Baun 1927
  Chris Kjeldsen 1935
  Dr. F.M. Lawson 1928
     
1986-87 Dr. Earl Klapstein 1943
  Roger Baer 1937
     
1987-88 Dr. Clifford Crummey 1934
  John Rohde 1950
  Monroe Hess 1950
     
1988-89 Frank Heath 1930
  Ben Parks, Sr. 1957
     
1989-90 Maynard A. Bostwick 1957
  William J. Wirt 1951
     
1990-91 None
     
1991-92 J. George Brumm 1950
  Elvera G. Melby 1944
     
1992-93 Walter A. Baun 1953
  Paul S. Press 1969
     
1993-94 Harold Bronfin 1948
  Dale Keyser 1951
     
1994-95 Christopher A. Greene 1958
  Charles Washington 1954
     
1995-96 John V. Gamble 1963
  Clemitt L. Swagerty 1940
     
1996-97 Boyd Thompson 1943
  Duane Isetti 1963
     
1997-98 Harold "Jake" Jacoby 1928
  Emil Seifert 1947
     
1998-99 None
     
1999-00 Daniel A. Silva 1964
  Willis T. Boyarsky 1942
     
2000-01 Hugh McWilliams 1940
  Roger Jacoby 1935
     
2001-02 None
     
2002-03 Jane Sweeney 1967
  Jim Watson 1943
  Don Hall 1948
     
2003-04 Dr. Terry Maple 1968
  Matt Equinoa 1952
  Al Irwin 1942
     
2004-05 Jack Ferrill 1950
  Tom Flores 1959
  Floyd Weaver 1959
     
2005-06 Eddie LeBaron 1950
  Bob McGuire 1949
  Keith Swagerty 1967
     
2006-07 Theresa "Tess" Aberle 1948
  Lou Bronzan 1948
  Dr. Vance Nelson 1957
     
2007-08 William Becker 1940
  June Downer 1949
  Jerry Haines 1949
     
2008-09 Noel Manoukian 1961
  Cindy Spiro 1976
  Jon Werner 1970
     
2009-10 Rick Paulsen 1982
  Gary Scott 1970
  Kristen Spracher-Birtwhistle 1981
     
2010-11 Karen Jacobsen 1983
  Will Keim 1975
  Fred Miller 1953
     
2011-12 Patty Berg-Burnett 1980
  Morrison England 1976
  Gene Nyquist

1952

   

 

2012-13 Ces Ciatti 1956
  Heather Cox 1992
  Paul Latzke 1965

     
2013-14 Bob Gaughran 1957
  Luci Lagrimas 1986
  Mark Nordquist 1968