(not currently active see COACH OF THE MONTH)

How it works:

USA Judo will be accepting nominations (referred or self-nominations) in the first Monday and Tuesday of each month. Anyone can send a nomination to accompanied by an explanation (Max. 140-characters) of why the person should be named “Athlete of the month”. Nominees must be current USA Judo members.

On Wednesday, following the nomination period, a poll will be posted on, so that fans and supporters can vote for their favorite candidate. The poll will be available for 5 days, closing the following Monday at 12am MT.

Results will be posted an hour after the poll closes on USA Judo website where contest winner will be featured with an article. Athlete of the month will receive a USA Judo certificate and an official announcement on USA Judo’s social media platforms as well as in weekly newsletter.

For more information, please email Diego Osorio at
or Corinne Shigemoto at