Events


San Diego Scholar-Leader-Athlete Awards Banquet

The Walter J. Zable / San Diego Chapter honors outstanding high school and college athletes at an awards banquet each year.  The Scholar-Leader-Athletes are recognized for their ability as football players, as well as their scholastic excellence and community leadership.

Students are nominated by their schools and coaches.  Minimum requirements for nomination are all-league honors in football, a GPA of 3.0 or better, and outstanding citizenship on and off the campus.

2019 Honorees

Special Honorees


Willie James Jones Award

T’Ray Kirkland / Lincoln

Coach of the Year

Charles James / San Diego

Meritorious Coach of the Year

Ron Gladnick / Torrey Pines

Outstanding Official of the Year

Tim Prodraza

2018 Honorees

Scholar – Leader – Athletes

Spencer Alligood
La Jolla Country Day
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Ivan Avalos
Vincent Memorial Catholic High
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Joe Bennett
Westview High
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Louis Bickett
Torrey Pines High
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Michael Chandler
La Jolla Country Day
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Michael Dallas
Army-Navy Academy
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Isaiah Dawson
The Bishop’s School
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Daniel Esguerra
Calvin Christian High
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Chris Fatilua
Madison High
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Thomas Fishburne
Steele Canyon High
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Kyle Grady
Point Loma High
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Isaac Hall
St. Augustine High
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Martell Irby
Morse High
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Jeffrey Jackson
The Bishop’s School
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Cameron Jungers
Southwest El Centro High
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Justin Lopez
Borrego Springs High
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Andrew Meyer
San Marcos High
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Max Michaels
University of San Diego
 
Mozes Mooney
The Bishop’s School
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Johnathan O’Neal
La Jolla High
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Josh Partida
Southwestern College
 
Trevor Rawdon
San Pasqual High
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Demian Rodriguez
Herbert Hoover High
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Trevor Scully
La Jolla High
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Garrett Van Nostrand
Poway High
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David Wells
San Diego State University
 
Richard Harris-Williams III
Lincoln High
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Kekoa Willkomm
Mt. Carmel High
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 WILLIE JONES AWARD
Tysean White
St. Augustine High
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The Walter J. Zable / San Diego Chapter of the National Football Foundation
and College Hall of Fame recognizes and thanks the following individuals and groups who make our scholarships possible.

MVP’s

Daniel Amon . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eastlake High
Kyrin Beachem . . . . . . . . . . . Oceanside High
Aiden Calvert . . . . . . . . . . . . Mater Dei Catholic High
Kenan C. Christon . . . . . . . . . . Madison High
Ethan Cline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . San Marcos High
Thomas Fishburne . . . . . . . . . .Steele Canyon High
David Tyler Gonzalez . . . . . . . .Granite Hills High
Jacob Jackson . . . . . . . . . . . . Bishop’s School
Christian Lewis . . . . . . . . . . Rancho Bernardo High
Joshua McNish-Heider . . . . . . Valhalla High
Nico Mendoza . . . . . . . . . .Olympian High
Colin Myers . . . . . . . . . . Cathedral Catholic High
Jake Neufeld . . . . . . . . . .La Costa Canyon High
Elelyon Noa . . . . . . . . . . Helix High
Jamie Odem . . . . . . . . . . Grossmont High
Malachi Russell . . . . . . . . El Camino High
Luke Sanders . . . . . . . . . .Santa Fe Christian High
Tyler Schimke . . . . . . . . . Valhalla High
Brendan Silvia . . . . . . . . .St. Augustine High
J.L. Skinner III . . . . . . . .Point Loma High
Jonte ”Puka” Stewart . . . . . .Otay Ranch High
Noah Tumblin . . . . . . . . . .Mira Mesa High
Damon Wigand . . . . . . . . . .Mission Hills High
Jordin Young . . . . . . . . . . . .West Hills High

8/25 –   Dean Tropp . . . . .  Eastlake High
9/01 –   Thadd MacNeal . .  Carlsbad High
9/08 –   Gary Blevins . . . .   Mira Mesa High
9/15  –   Charles James . . .  San Diego High
9/22 –    Jason Texler . . . . . San Marcos High
10/06 –  Tracy McNair . . . . . Morse High
10/13 –   Sean Sovacool . . . .La Costa Canyon High
10/20 –  Tyler Arciaga . . . . . Mar Vista High
10/27 –  Kellen Cobbs . . . . . Granite Hills High
11/03 –  Michael Hobbs . . .  El Camino High

COACH OF THE YEAR
John Mitosinka
Southwest High, EC

MERITORIOUS COACH OF THE YEAR
Damian Gonzalez
Poway High

OUTSTANDING FOOTBALL OFFICIAL
Michael Mothershed

2017 Scholar – Leader – Athletes