USOC Athletes and Teams of the Year Awards

A total of six Olympic and Paralympic athletes and teams are honored for outstanding performances each year in the following categories:

• Olympic Team of the Year
• SportsMan of the Year
• SportsWoman of the Year
• Paralympic Team of the Year
• Paralympic SportsMan of the Year
• Paralympic SportsWoman of the Year

Winners are selected from nominations by the National Governing Bodies for the Olympic, Paralympic, Pan American and Parapan American Games sports, as well as select, designated entities within the U.S. Paralympic Movement. The award period runs from September the previous year through August of the current year.