Regina Jaquess has been selected as USA Water Ski’s 2012 Female Athlete of the Year. The U.S. Pan American Championships Water Ski Teams earned USA Water Ski’s 2012 Team of the Year honors, while Jeff Surdej, the coach, was selected USA Water Ski’s National Coach of the Year. The USA Water Ski Awards Committee selected the award winners.
USA Water Ski and its respective sport disciplines will honor several athletes, coaches, volunteers and ambassadors at its annual awards reception on Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Lake Eva Banquet Hall in Haines City, Fla. The reception, which celebrates the 2012 water ski season, will be held in conjunction with USA Water Ski’s mid-winter board meetings for the 13th consecutive year. The respective award winners were selected either by the USA Water Ski Awards Committee or by the sport discipline’s organization. Mark Jackson and Hank Longo from Central Florida’s Polk County Sports Marketing will serve as the masters of ceremonies. The awards reception is open to the public. Contact Sandy Hardee at firstname.lastname@example.org for information on pricing and availability.