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2020 USA Football Heart of a Giant Award
 Nomination Form

Hey coach, thanks for coming here to nominate one of your athletes for the USA Football Heart of a Giant award presented by Hospital for Special Surgery and the New York Giants.

Please fill out this form, it should take 10-25 minutes. Scroll to the bottom for a reminder of the criteria.

Coach/High School Information 

Athlete Information (Heart of a Giant Nomination)


This year may look a little different than the rest and you might have a player who has gone above and beyond to help others during this tough time. Nominated athletes should meet the following criteria:

Commitment: Unshakable work ethic in training and preparation. Exhibits a "first in, last one out" mentality.

Dedication: Overcomes adversity and perseveres.

Will: Demonstrates the desire and drive to succeed both on the field and in the classroom.

Character: Leads by example and motivates teammates to be the best they can be.

Teamwork: Inspires and aligns others to work together to achieve a common goal.

Additionally, this athlete may have also gone out of their way to help their team, family or community during COVID-19. Or they may be a leader - by example or vocally - in making a positive impact advocating for diversity, equity or inclusion.