Three-time NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers, two-time FIFA World Champion Alex Morgan and five-time Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky will join a highly decorated group of presenters and guests at the Cincinnati High School Sports Awards, which premieres in the US this summer Streaming platforms and channels. .
Top athletes help identify students by announcing the winner for each sport they represent. The show includes awardees, finalists and winners in more than 20 sports and will also recognize non-athletic excellence in a variety of categories. The awards program concludes with some of the biggest names in professional sport announcing Coach of the Year and Male and Female Athletes of the Year.
37-year-old Rodgers had a stellar year for the Green Bay Packers, winning the NFL MVP Award, the AP MVP Award, and the FedEx Player of the Year Award. In return, he will announce the selection for the player of the year in football.
Morgan, who last played in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, was an advocate of improving pay for professional women athletes. She was the US Footballer of the Year 2018 and was included in the SheBelieves Cup 2021 list in February. Morgan will announce the top players in men’s and women’s football for the awards program.
The top swimming and diving student athletes are named by Ledecky, who at 23 is not far from her own high school awards. Ledecky is the most decorated swimmer of all time with five Olympic gold medals and 15 gold medals at world championships. She is also the world record holder in the women’s 400, 800 and 1500 meter freestyle. She will look to expand her list of achievements at the Tokyo 2021 Olympics.
The Cincinnati High School Sports Awards is a multi-month athlete recognition program that culminates in a year-end awards ceremony. Due to the security precautions of COVID-19 for students and guest speakers, the event has been converted to an on-demand broadcast for 2021. The selection of award winners for state-sanctioned sports, all of which will be featured on the show, will be announced throughout the year website.
The show can be viewed for free on any smartphone or computer thanks to local business sponsors. Award winners should register on the show’s website to reserve their free athlete gift box, which is expected to arrive about a week before the show. Registrations are also used to send out awards for winners after the show.
The best high school athletes, coaches, and teams from the United States are featured on the USA TODAY High School Sports Awards inaugural show. Ohio Athlete of the Year winners include national award winners in cross-country skiing, tennis, golf, soccer, volleyball, soccer, hockey, swimming and diving, lacrosse, wrestling, basketball, softball, track and field, baseball, and gymnastics.