Established in 1987 after Terry passed away, the DFOA established the Terry Schiessler Award to honor his memory. Terry spent 30 years as an administrator, teacher, coach and sports official in Denver.
Stu Bader was a long-time official in Denver. He was not only an outstanding official but also spent countless hours mentoring newer officials. After Stu’s sudden passing in 2016, it was decided his name should be added to this award to honor his officiating legacy.
This award is presented annually to a fellow DFOA member. The official shall have officiated at least 10 years. There were no recipients in 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011 or 2012.
2019 Award Winner:
Lawrence Chavez – Umpire
Past recipients of this award are:
2006–Mike St. Onge
1995–Dr. Bob Pyle
1988–Steve Usechek & Chuck Schiell