A History Of Every New York Gatorade Award Winner - Boys


As the 2020 Season comes to an end, the Overall Gatorade Choices are being released. The award has been around for decades, and plenty of New Yorkers have made their name in history. We outline both the Track & Field award winners, as well as those in the recently added Cross Country category

Track & Field  NY Gatorade Athlete Of The Year

  Name Team Note Section
1986 John Trautmann Monroe-Woodbury 8:05.8 @ 3000m 9
1987 Joe Galeano Centereach 13.46 @ 110HH 8
1988 Derrick Adkins Malverne 50.71 @ 400H 8
1989 Brad Sumner McQuaid Jesuit 1:50.76 @ 800m 5
1990 Mike Going Wheatley 2:27.61 @ 1000m 8
1991 Ivan Jean-Marie Prospect Heights 46.54 @ 400m PSAL
1992 Andre Inniss Paul Robeson 1:50.30 @ 800m PSAL
1993 Jermaine Stafford Franklin 20.70 @ 200m 5
1994 Kristen Lightbourne Uniondale 7.29 @ 55HH 8
1995 Matt Tooman Deer Park 4:10.46 @ 1600m 8
1996 Joe Matias Newark 800,1600,3200 State Triple 5
1997 Sal Gigante Iona Prep 191-5 @ Discus CHSAA
1998 Chris Miltenberg John Glenn 4:09.39 @ Mile 11
1999 Dylan Welsh Saratoga 4:09.17 @ Mile 2
2000 Sean Lambert South Shore 10.57 @ 100m PSAL
2001 Perfection Harris Poly Prep 24-10.5 @ Long Jump AIS
2002 Brian Dalpiaz Sayville 8:57.24 @ 3200m 11
2003 Brian Dalpiaz Sayville 4:09.14 @ Mile 11
2004 Hakon DeVries John Jay-EF 4:11.38i @ Mile 1
2005 Justin Craddock Kenmore East 1:51.36i @ 800m 6
2006 Walter Henning Saint Anthony's 85-6 @ Weight Throw CHSAA
2007 Walter Henning Saint Anthony's 68-11.75 @ Shot Put CHSAA
2008 Kyle Merber Half Hollow Hills West 4:12.42i @ Mile 11
2009 Will Cole Hamburg 52.69 @ 400H 5
2010 Mike Quercia Marcellus 1:19.37 @ 600m 3
2011 Chad Noelle Greene 4:09.02 @ Mile 4
2012 Nick Ryan Fayetteville-Manlius 4:05.24 @ 1600m 3
2013 JJ Stallworth Connetquot 13.96 @ 110HH 11
2014 Benjamin Bonhurst Smithtown West 65-0i @ Shot Put 11
2015 Rai Benjamin Mount Vernon 49.97 @ 400H 1
2016 Rayvon Grey Beacon 26-0.25i @ Long Jump 1
2017 Daniel Claxton Smithtown East 7-1.75 @ High Jump 11
2018 Jeremiah Willis Cicero-North Syracuse 49-9.25 @ Triple Jump 3
2019 Kenneth Wei Mt. Sinai 25-0i @ Long Jump 11
2020 Brandon Smith South Shore 6.27 @ 55m PSAL


Cross Country NY Gatorade Athlete Of The Year

  Name Team Note Section
2007 Patrick DuPont Fairport 17th @ FL 5
2008 Joe Whelan Hamburg 9th @ FL 5
2009 Alex Deir Honeoye Falls-Lima 22nd @ NXN 5
2010 Edward Owens Packer Collegiate 8th @ FL AIS
2011 Nick Ryan Fayetteville-Manlius 5th @ NXN 3
2012 Nick Ryan Fayetteville-Manlius 15th @ NXN 3
2013 Mickey Burke Rush-Henrietta 4th @ FL 5
2014 Bryce Millar Fayetteville-Manlius Team Champ @ NXN 3
2015 Ben Petrella Liverpool 6th @ NXN 3
2016 Ty Brownlow Liverpool 14th @ NXN 3
2017 Mason Gatewood Saint Anthony's 36th @ FL CHSAA
2018 Parker Stokes Maine-Endwell 22th @ NXN 4
2019 Sam Lawler Pittsford-Mendon 16th @ NXN 5