Osmon Icon Coaching Award

Valley City State University is establishing the Osmon Icon Award to recognize individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in coaching through their careers. Recipients will be inducted in the VCSU Coaches Hall of Fame, which honors and preserves the memory of those Valley City State alumni athletic coaches who have contributed in a very outstanding and positive way to the coaching profession. 

The Osmon Icon Award is named after Bill Osmon, recognizing the VCSU Icon for his many years of dedicated service as an instructor and coach at Valley City State.

Nominees must be a graduate of Valley City State University and must have been involved in the coaching profession for a minimum of 10 years. Other criteria that will be considered includes:

  • Outstanding character as demonstrated through his or her commitment to youth both on and off the field, court, etc.
  • The records of the nominee considered should be so outstanding that there would be little question as to the qualifications necessary for induction.
  • Consideration will be given for personal conduct in sports and personal contributions to the ideal of sports.
  • The Hall of Fame Committee has the authority to make exceptions for extraordinary cases for individuals not meeting the criteria.
Osmon Icon Coaching Award Nomination