Golden Peach Award Recipients Announced

Thank you to everyone who supported the Golden Peach Awards on Sunday! Despite the rain, the event was well attended with over 240 people at the first annual Golden Peach Awards at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Congratulations to all of our nominees and award recipients. View online photo gallery by River Oak Photography.

Breakout Performer of the Year
Presenter: Nic Fink, US National Team Member
Recipient: Harleigh Mobley (LINS)

Perseverance Award
Presenter: Megan Kingsley, UGA Swimming
Recipient: Ashley Altera (DYNA)

Betsy Dunbar Athlete Award
Presenter: Doug Gjertsen, SwimAtlanta and 2016 Senior Coach of the Year
Recipient: Lydia Jones (SA)

Relay Performance of the Year
Presenter: Melanie Margalis, USA Olympian
Recipient: DYNA 13-14 Girls Free Relay of Tristen Ulett, Abby Grottle, Jade Foelske, Addie Farrington

Emerging Coach Award
Presenter: Doug Gjertsen, SwimAtlanta and 2016 Senior Coach of the Year
Recipient: Philipp Davydotchkin (LINS)

Pete Junkins Award
Presenter: Steve Potter, Georgia Swimming Administrative Vice Chair
Recipient: Rob Schreer

Disability Athlete of the Year
Presenter: Jarryd Wallace, USA Paralympian, Track & Field
Recipient: McClain Hermes (DYNA/BLAZ)

Female Athlete of the Year
Presenter: Nic Fink, US National Team Member
Recipient: Tristen Ulett (DYNA)

Male Athlete of the Year
Presenter: Melanie Margalis, USA Olympian
Recipient: Michael Taylor (DYNA)

Thank you to Speedo for providing our door prizes, SBR Sports for providing the athlete/nominee goodie bags, and Saint Udio for designing and crafting our custom awards. Catering provided by LowCountry Catering.

 
    
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