The Winged Foot Award
Congratulations to Baylor University's Kim Mulkey and the University of Virginia's Tony Bennett, who led their teams to the 2019 Women's and Men's NCAA Division I Basketball Championships. The Club will honor these two coaches at the Winged Foot Award Banquet on Wednesday, May 8th.
The NYAC will celebrate of the magical seasons of coaches Tony Bennett and Kim Mulkey. Basketball dignitaries, local area coaches and staff and alumni from both UVA and Baylor Universities will be in attendance.
This is the 24th occasion on which the NYAC pays tribute to the finest coaches in college basketball by presenting them with the prestigious Winged Foot Award. It is a privilege to continue this tradition by honoring the 2019 winners of the NCAA Division I Basketball Tournaments: Tony Bennett, Men's Head Basketball Coach of the University of Virginia, and Kim Mulkey, Baylor University's Women's Head Basketball Coach. In addition to celebrating the victories of Coach Bennett, Coach Mulkey and their teams, the Club acknowledges the contributions that these coaches make to the lives of their players and their respective schools.
University of South Carolina - 2017
University of Connecticut - 2014
Villanova - 2016, 2018
University of Kentucky, University of Louisville - 1996 & 2013
University of Connecticut - 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016
Baylor University - 2005 & 2012
University of Kentucky - 2012
University of Connecticut - 1999, 2004, 2011
Texas A&M University - 2011
University of North Carolina - 2008 & 2017
University of Kansas - 2008
University of Florida - 2006 & 2007
University of Tennessee - 2007 & 2008
University of Maryland - 2006
Syracuse University - 2003
University of Maryland - 2002
Duke University - 2001, 2010 & 2015
University of Notre Dame - 2001, 2018
Michigan State University - 2000
Purdue University - 1999
University of Kentucky - 1998
University of Arizona - 1997
Tim Burns graduated from George Mason University in 2007. He was a member of the 2006 Final Four team coached by Jim Larranaga, current head coach at the University of Miami.
Upon graduating from George Mason, Tim moved to NYC to pursue a career in player development.
Since 2011, Tim has worked extensively with the District Attorney's office on the "Saturday Night Lights" program. Aimed at keeping youth in neighborhoods of high crime off the street, the program offers free basketball training and mentoring year-round.
Since 2013, Tim has worked with Excel Sports Agency to facilitate Pre-Draft training, which has featured multiple lottery and first and second round draft picks.
Tim has been involved with the basketball program at the NYAC since 2014, winning the National Championship as an assistant coach and also as a player.
- Nate Brown
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- Zahir Carrington
- Ben Hazel
- Greg Kelley
- Gabe Knutson
- Nate Lubick
- Kareem Maddox
- Craig Moore
- Marcus Stout
- Jason Westrol
- Jesse Winter