Greater Orlando Athletic Commission Reveals SPORTYS 2022 Winners
ORLANDO, Florida. – The SPORTYS 2022: Greater Orlando Night of Champions presented by the Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute aired this past weekend on WKMG-TV News 6.
Viewers watched as 12 category winners were revealed from among 60 finalists. For the first time since SPORTYS returned in 2020, the Greater Orlando Sports Commission also hosted an in-person watch party and sports industry reception, sponsored by VyStar Credit Union, at the Orlando Museum of Art, coinciding with diffusion.
See below for the full list of winners.
SPORTYS 2022 honored sports professionals whose contributions and impact have been pivotal in making Greater Orlando one of the nation’s premier sports destinations. The 60 finalists represented 36 different Greater Orlando organizations and were selected by a voting committee comprised of members of the Greater Orlando Sports Commission Board of Directors.
“Congratulations to all of our finalists and winners who were announced Saturday night, and special congratulations to Chris Carmody of GrayRobinson, Pennsylvania for receiving the President’s Award of Excellence,” said Jason Siegel, President and CEO of the Greater Orlando Sports Commission.
SPORTYS 2022 winners by category
President’s Award of Excellence – Presented by Pizza Hut
Chris Carmody, Gray Robinson, Pennsylvania
Best in Business Operations – Presented by Mission Inn Resort & Club
Rick Allen, Special Olympics USA 2022
Best in Communications and Public Relations – presented by the Orlando Sports Foundation
Joel Glass, Orlando Magic
Best Corporate Partnerships – presented by Berman Hopkins, CPAs & Associates
Tristan Marra, Florida Citrus Sports
Best in Facility Operations – presented by 2022 Special Olympics USA Games
Kathleen Murphy, UCF Athletics
Best in Gameday & Team Operations – presented by AdventHealth
Elijah Williams, Jones High School
Best in Marketing – presented by Osceola Heritage Park
Kevin Coulthart, Orlando City SC and Orlando Pride
Best in Sales – presented by Withum
Cooper Farrer, Orlando Magic
Best in Social Responsibility – Presented by Full Sail University’s Dan Patrick School of Sportscasting
Gregory Bird, Dr. James R Smith Neighborhood Center of the City of Orlando
Best Sports Media – Presented by Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Jamie Seh, WKMG-TV News 6
Referral Activation of the Year – presented by OUC The Reliable One
Orlando Magic and Florida Blue, “Magic Diversity Game Changers”
Executive of the Year – presented by Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute
Terry Mohajir, UCF Athletics
To see the 60 finalists and winners by category, visit GreaterOrlandoSports.com/SPORTYS.
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