Save the Date

Thursday, January 23, 2020
5:30 – 9:00 pm, Fairmont San Francisco

The 6th Annual Coaching Corps Game Changer Awards celebrates the transformative power of coaching by honoring those who have empowered and inspired athletes at every level to be their best selves.


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2020 Presenters and Honorees:


  • Eric Paschall,
    Golden State Warriors forward, will honor Villanova head coach Jay Wright

  • Arik Armstead
    ,
    San Francisco 49ers defensive end, will honor his high school coach Joe Cattolico

  • Stephen Piscotty,
    Oakland A’s outfielder, will honor his father Michael Piscotty

  • Ron Wotus
    ,
    San Francisco Giants coach, will honor his high school coach John McKiernan

  • Darren Waller,

    Oakland Raiders tight end, will honor Raiders tight ends coach Frank Smith

  • Mackenzie O’Connell
    ,
    Coaching Corps Coach of the Year

Presenters and Honorees:


  • Klay Thompson,
    3-time NBA Champion Guard, Golden State Warriors honored Jerry DeBusk, Head Basketball Coach, Santa Margarita Catholic High School (1992-2012)

  • Pablo Sandoval
    ,
    3-time World Series Champion Infielder, San Francisco Giants honored Bruce Bochy, 3-time World Series Champion Manager, San Francisco Giants (2007-present)

  • Marcus Semien,
    Shortstop, Oakland Athletics honored Ron Washington, 3rd Base & Infield Coach, Oakland Athletics (1996-2006, 2015-2016), Former MLB player & manager

  • Marquise Goodwin
    ,
    Wide Receiver, San Francisco 49ers honored Richard McCroan, Coach and Director of Football Operations, Rowlett High School (2000-present)

  • Charles Woodson
    ,
    Heisman Trophy Winner & Super Bowl Champion Cornerback & Safety, Oakland Raiders (1998-2005, 2013-2015) honored Vance Bedford, College Football Assistant Coach (1985-2016)
  • Lindsay Gottlieb,
    Head Basketball Coach, University of California, Berkeley, was presented with a Coaching Corps Game Changer award by her player Kristine Anigwe, 3-time first team All-Pac-12, Cal Basketball

  • Benita Vargas Brown
    ,
    Coach of the Year, Coaching Corps