Wrestling USA Magazine Man-of-the-Year Award Recipients

1969-2015

1969  J. A. Patten, Boulder, Colorado

1970  John Allen Dustin, Jr., Coos Bay, Oregon

1971  Myron Roderick, Stillwater, Oklahoma

1972  Bud Lindholm, Sinking Springs, Pennsylvania

1973  William Farrell, Ronkonkoma, New York

1974  John E. Roberts, Stevens Point, Wisconsin

1975  John Dustin, Coos Bay, Oregon

1976  Newt Copple, Lincoln, Nebraska

1977  Gene Davis, Missoula, Montana

1980  Guenther Kruse, Lincoln, Nebraska

1981  Dan Gable, Waterloo, Iowa

1982  Dr. Harold Nichols, Ames, Iowa

1983  Ben Bennet, Junction City, Kansas

1984  Jim Meyerhoff, Tacoma, Washington

1985  Steve Brown, Tidewater, Virginia

1987  Duwane Miller, Wichita, Kansas

1988  Vern Pieper, Stoughton, Wisconsin

1987  Gene Collier, Stockbridge, Georgia

1990  Howard Crozier, Andover, Massachusetts

1991  John Smith, Stillwater, Oklahoma

1992  Ed Aliverti, Everett, Washington


1993  Bob Steenlage, Pennsylvania

1994  Russ Hellickson, Columbus, Ohio

1995  Andy Stemp, Kirkland, Washington

1996  Dennis Hall, Minnesota

1997  Nancy Schultz, Foster City, California

1998  Jim Giunta, Dallas, Texas

1999  Wade Schalles, Orland, Florida

2000  J Robinson, Minneapolis, Minnesota

2001  Rulon Gardner, Evanston, Wyoming

2002  Cael Sanderson, Ames, Iowa

2003  Joe Henson, Virginia Beach, Va

2004  Kent Bailo, Ortonville, Michigan

2005  Al Bevilacqua, New York

2006  Robert Ferraro, Easton, Pennsylvania

2007  Scott Faucett, Waynesboro, Pennsylvania

2008 Tom Wokasch, Cottonwood Arizona

2009  Henry Cejudo, Colorado Springs, Colorado

2010  Chris Kallai, Wadsworth, Ohio2010

2011  Cael Sanderson, State College, Pennsylvania

2013 Kyle Dake, Cornell, New York

2014 David Taylor, Penn State, University Park, Pennsylvania

2015 Logan Stieber, Ohio State, Columbus, Ohio