Women In Sports Leadership Award

WISLThe MHSAA Women In Sports Leadership Award is presented each year by the Representative Council. The Council considers the achievements of women coaches, officials and athletic administrators affiliated with the MHSAA who show exemplary leadership capabilities and positive contributions to athletics.

Past WISL Award Recipients

1990 Carol Seavoy, L'Anse
1991 Dianne Laffey, Harper Woods Regina
1992 Patricia Ashby, Scotts
1993 Anita Jo Lake, Grosse Pointe South
1994 Brenda Gatlin, Detroit Cass Tech
1995 Jane Bennett, Ann Arbor Huron
1996 Cheryl Amos-Helmicki, Berkley
1997 Delores Elswick, Detroit Renaissance
1998 Karen Leinaar, Delton-Kellogg | Story
1999 Kathy McGee, Flint Powers Catholic | Story
2000 Pat Richardson, Grass Lake | Story
2001 Sue Martin, Perry | Story
2002 Sue Barthold, East Kentwood | Story
2003 Nancy Clark, Flint | Story
2004 Kathy Vruggink Westdorp, Forest Hills | Story
2005 Barbara Redding, Capac | Story
2006 Melanie Miller, Lansing | Story
2007 Jan Sander, Warren Woods | Story
2008 Jane Bos, Grand Rapids | Story
2009 Gail Ganakas, Flint / Deb Van Kuiken, Holly | Story
2010 Gina Mazzolini, East Lansing | Story
2011 Ellen Pugh, West Branch & Patti Tibaldi, Traverse City | Story
2012 Janet Gillette, Comstock Park | Story
2013 Barbara Beckett, Traverse City | Story
2014 Teri Reyburn, DeWitt | Story
2015 Jean LaClair, Bronson | Story
2016 Betty Wroubel | Story
2017 Dottie Davis | Story
2018 Meg Seng | Story
2019 Kris Isom | Story
2020 Nikki Norris | Story