Eagle Award

Medallion Awards

Eagle Award

CRITERIA: The Eagle Award, the United States Sports Academy's highest international honor, is presented to a world leader in sport to recognize that individual's contributions in promoting international harmony, peace, and goodwill through the effective use of sport. The recipient of this award must have tempered strength with keen judgment in using authority wisely as a means of bringing nations together through sport for the betterment of mankind.

Previous Recipients

2014
HRH Feisal bin Al Hussein - President of the Jordanian Olympic Committee and Advocate for Peace
2013
Scott Blackmun - Chief Executive Officer, U.S. Olympic Committee
2012
Sebastian Coe - Chairman of the 2012 London Olympic Organizing Committee
2011
Pál Schmitt - President, Hungary
2010
Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein - President, International Equestrian Federation
2009
Carlos Arthur Nuzman – President of the Brazilian Olympic Committee
2008
David Stern – NBA Commissioner
2007
George Killian – President, International Univ. Sports Federation
2006
Dr. Harvey Schiller – Chairman of the Board for Global Optimal Group
2005
Senator Jim Bunning – Hall of Fame pitcher; Drug testing legislator
2004
James V. Kimsey – Chairman Emeritus AOL, Washington D.C.
2003
Sargent Shriver – Chairman of the Board Emeritus, Special Olympics
2002
Ozzie Newsome – Baltimore Ravens General Manager
2001
Arnold Schwarzenegger – Fitness and sportsman role model
2000
William J. Hybl – USOC President and Chairman
1999
Alan Rothenberg – President, USA Soccer Federation
1998
Juan Antonio Samaranch – IOC President
1997
R. Kevan Gosper – IOC Executive Board member, Australia
1996
HSH Prince Albert of Monaco
1995
Andrew J. Young, Jr. – Co-chairman Atlanta Olympic Games Committee
1994
Edson Arantes do Nascimento (Pele) – Soccer great; Brazil’s Minister of Sport
1993
Jack Kelly – President, Goodwill Games
1992
Paul Tagliabue – NFL commissioner/developed NFL Europe
H.E. Juan Antonio Samaranch – President, International Olympic Committee
1991
LeRoy Walker – President, U.S. Olympic Committee
1990
Eunice Kennedy Shriver – Founder, Special Olympics
1989
Bob Hope – Entertainer/Philanthropist
1988
Ted Turner – Chairman, Turner Broadcasting, Goodwill Games
1987
Robert Helmick – President, U.S. Olympic Committee
1986
Mario Vazquez-Rana – President, Mexico Olympic Committee
1985
Chong Ha-Kim – President, Korean Olympic Committee

Founded in 1984, the American Sport Art Museum and Archives (ASAMA) is dedicated to the preservation of sports art, history and literature. The ASAMA collection is composed of more than 1,500 pieces across all media, including paintings, sculptures, assemblages, prints, posters and photography.

The museum is open to the public, free of charge, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location Map

Google Map Location
ASAMA – American Sport Art Museum & Archives
One Academy Drive
Daphne, Alabama 36526