Brendan Caputo – The Marvelous Mentor

Brendan Caputo

When we established the SPRTER College Impact Awards (formerly Athlete CRUSH College Impact Awards), we set out on a mission to recognize and support some of the most selfless collegiate sporters from across the nation. The submission pool included some incredibly inspirational stories – but there was one nominee who received the most support from…

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Kailey Chin – The Joyous Jamaican

Kailey Chin Molloy College

When we established the SPRTER College Impact Awards (formerly the Athlete CRUSH College Impact Awards), we wanted to highlight inspirational and influential student-athletes from across the nation. The submissions we received this year are ALL incredible, however this story really impressed the judges. The story of Kailey is something that we found really inspirational here…

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John Garriques – The Caring Coach

John Garriques SPRTER College Impact Awards1

When we established the SPRTER College Impact Awards (formerly the Athlete CRUSH College Impact Awards), we set out on a mission to recognize and support some of the most selfless collegiate sporters from across the nation. While ALL of the submissions were awesome, there was one person’s charitable tenacity that was unmatched. The story of…

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Your 2021 SPRTER College Impact Award Finalists

SPRTER College Impact Awards

We at SPRTER believe that sporters have the power to change the world. So, we wanted to show the world exactly that while also making a difference ourselves. That is why we started the SPRTER College Impact Awards. The College Impact Awards recognize collegiate sporters (student-athletes, coaches, athletic administrators, sports business professors/students) from across the…

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Delaney Booth – The Remarkable Runner

Delaney Booth Community Champion Award

When we established the SPRTER College Impact Awards (formerly Athlete CRUSH College Impact Awards), we set out on a mission to recognize and support some of the most selfless student-athletes from across the nation. The awards were such a success that we had to do it again this year. The submission pool was incredible were…

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Olivia Gray – The Sympathetic Softballer

Olivia Gray - Catalyst Award

When we established the SPRTER College Impact Awards (formerly the Athlete CRUSH College Impact Awards) last year, we set out on a mission to recognize and support some of the most selfless student-athletes from across the nation. Last year, the awards were such a success that we had to do it again this year. While…

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Lexie Priessman – The Joyful Gymnast

Lexie Priessman RAK Award

When we established the SPRTER College Impact Awards (formerly the Athlete CRUSH College Impact Awards), we wanted to discover inspirational and influential student-athletes from across the nation. The submissions we receive are ALL incredible, however this year there was one entrant that our judges could not go past. The story of young Gracie Zaunbrecher and…

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College Impact Awards: Random Acts of Kindness Shortlist

College Impact Awards

The following student-athletes have been shortlisted for the SPRTER (formerly Athlete CRUSH) College Impact Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Award: David Long, Loretta Blaut, Nick Grismer, and Sahara Gipson. The Random Acts of Kindness Award is given to someone who has done something just out of their good nature. These nominees did this good deed…

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College Impact Awards: Catalyst Award Shortlist

Catalyst Awards

The following student-athletes have been shortlisted for the SPRTER (formerly Athlete CRUSH) College Impact Catalyst Award: Josh Bringuel, Bryana Robinson, J.T. Trauber, Julie Foeldes, Sara Hayes. The Catalyst Award is given to someone who takes initiative to make a change. In other words, this is a person who gets involved with or starts initiatives to do…

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College Impact Awards: Lead Award Shortlist

Lead Award Shortlisted Student-Athletes

The following student-athletes have been shortlisted for the SPRTER (formerly Athlete CRUSH) College Impact Lead Award: Kelly Dopke, Joey Gorman, Gregory Dix, and Enna Selmanovic. The Lead Award is given to one student who has consistently displayed all the qualities of a good leader. It is someone who everyone gets along with and feels comfortable approaching.…

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