IDEA Award Winners

IDEA Lifetime Achievement

1985 Jacki Sorensen
1986 Jack LaLanne
1987 Jane Fonda
1988 Ken Cooper
1989 Lorna and Peter Francis
1990 Mary Mayta
1991 Judi Sheppard-Missett
1992 James Rippe
1993 Wayne Westcott
1996 Steven Blair
1997 Richard Simmons
1999 Florence (Flo Jo) Griffith Joyner
2001 Dean Ornish, MD
2003 Kathy Smith
2006 John McCarthy
2007 Augie Nieto
2010 Andre Agassi

IDEA Businessperson of the Year

1985 Sheila Cluff
1986 Judi Sheppard-Misset
1987 Ruth Sova
1988 Charlene Prickett
1989 Mikki Williams
1990 C. Victor Brick
1991 Molly Fox
1992 David Essel
1993 Kari Anderson
1994 Karen Voight
1995 Award Changed to Program Director of the Year

IDEA Program Director of the Year

1995 Suya Colorado-Caldwell
1996 Helen Vanderburg
1997 Dawn James
1998 Maureen Hagan
1999 Julie McNeney
2000 Donna Meyer
2001 Angela Broderick
2002 Peggy Buchanan
2003 Carol Scott
2004 Sherry Catlin
2005 Cody Sipe
2006 Sherri & Alex McMillan
2007 Lisa Druxman
2008 PJ O’Clair
2009 Debi Pillarella
2010 Peter Twist
2011 (Co-recipient) Fraser Quelch
2011 (Co-recipient) Lance Breger, MS
2012 Carrie Ekins, MA
2013 Carol Espel
2014 Carla Sottovia, PhD
2015 Kimberly Spreen-Glick

IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year

1998 Sherri Kwasnicki
1999 Ken Baldwin
2000 Michael Youssouf
2001 Everett Aaberg
2002 Taylor-Kevin Isaacs
2003 Greg Mack
2004 Todd Durkin
2005 Carla Sottovia
2006 Justin Price
2007 Bill Sonnemaker
2008 Nicki Anderson
2009 Cynthia Norton
2010 Jonathan Ross
2011 Jason Karp, PhD
2012 Rachel Cosgrove
2013 Brett Klika
2014 Douglas Brooks, MS
2015 Mike Z. Robinson

IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year

1987 Len Kravitz
1988 Candice Copeland-Brooks
1989 Ken Alan
1990 Lynne Brick
1991 Gin Miller
1992 Karen Voight
1993 Tamilee Webb
1994 Kari Anderson
1995 Steve Brossman
1996 Jay Blahnik
1997 Peggy Buchanan & Mary Sanders
1998 Lexie Williams
1999 Mindy Mylrea
2000 Suzanne Nottingham
2001 Petra Kolber
2002 Josie Gardiner
2003 Keli Roberts
2004 Lawrence Biscontini
2005 Helen Vanderburg
2006 Maureen Hagan
2007 Fred Hoffman
2008 Shirley Archer
2009 June Kahn
2010 Carol Murphy
2011 Leigh Crews
2012 Dan McDonogh
2013 Shannon Fable
2014 Krista Popowych
2015 Amy Dixon

Christine MacIntyre Award

1988 Gina Anne Oliva
1989 Ruth Stricker
1990 Lisa Ericson
1991 Darla Hansen
1992 Jimmy Heuga
1993 Lynn Poole
1994 Zoe Koplowitz
1995 Ron Vachon
1996 Donna Osiecki
1997 Dody Benko
1998 Rudy Garcia-Tolson
1999 Erik Weihenmayer
2000 Award Changed to IDEA Fitness Inspiration Award

IDEA Fitness Inspiration Award

2000 Jami Goldman
2001 Team Hoyt
2002 Bert Morrow
2003 Rick Hansen
2004 Jim MacLaren
2006 Mike Huckabee
2005 Sarah Reinertsen
2008 Brian Boyle
2009 Scout Bassett
2013 Peter Twist

IDEA Jack LaLanne Award

2011 Jack LaLanne (posthumously)
2012 Jane Fonda
2013 Alberto “Beto” Perez
2014 Diana Nyad
2015 Jenna Wolfe

IDEA Leadership Award

1998 World Team Sport
1999 FACT
2000 Women’s Sports Foundation
2010 U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin

Make Leadership Happen Award

1994 Jesse White
1995 Pepper Von
1996 Terry Eckmann
1997 Debbi Pillarella





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