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AVA Annual Awards

AVA presents the annual Team of the Year Award to the team in each division with the highest average score over three recognized competitions, under at least two different judges or judge combinations.
The Club Excellence Award has been discontinued as of January 1, 2015.



A Team of the Year: None eligible
B Team of the Year: Mile High Vaulters, Fort Lupton, CO
Jim Roedel, Courtney Madden, Haley Smith, Rachael Weiner, Hannah Beehler,
Ana Schult, Carlee Heger, Emma Milito, Melanie Ford
C Team of the Year: Mt Eden Vaulting Club, Saratoga, CA
Sarah Booher, Emily Chargin, Helen Oberweis-Manion Holly Kuhn,
Samantha Welch, Lena Nicoletti
Trot Team of the Year: Mile High Vaulters, Lupton, CO
MacKenzie Barrett, Moira Hampton, Augusta Rose Lewis,
Zoe Rinard, Rhianon Hampton, Danica Rinard, Sasha Miller, Faith Mannon



Photo: Lynne Owen/VaultingPhotos.com
A Team of the Year: Woodside Vaulters, Woodside, CA
Tessa Divita, Rachel Polati, Siddartha Kreaden, Audrey Kiernan
Kristen Kuhn, Miki Yang, Sarah Dunn, Janie Salisbury
B Team of the Year: Mt. Eden Vaulting Club, Hipsters, Saratoga, CA
Kate Morse, Tessa Belardi, Caroline Morse
Molly Hickman-Smith, Mitra Pezeshki, Tarah Samak
C Team of the Year: Woodside Vaulters, Woodside, CA
Sarah Booher, Emily Chargin, Helen Oberweis-Manion
Holly Kuhn, Samantha Welch, Lena Nicoletti
Trot Team of the Year: Technique Equestrian Vaulting Club, Lehi, Utah
Maeleine Merrell, Kamille Graham, Kristin Hays, Annaje VanderToolen
Qwyn Kuhn, Alena Hammond, Jade Thompson, Sophia Urgener

Club Excellence Award: Redwing Vaulters



A Team of the Year: Mt Eden Vaulting Club, Sun Team, Saratoga, CA
Makayla Clyne, Alexandra Thrasher, Elizabeth Ioannou
Mackenzie Thurman, Bodhi Hall, Michelle Guo, Tasha Thorner
B Team of the Year: Woodside Vaulters: Woodside, CA
Sarah Dunn, Annika Malmstrom, Audrey Kiernan
Janie Salisbury, Samantha Welch, Rachel Polati
C Team of the Year: Above and Beyond/Apex Vaulters, Avant Garde, Snohomish, WA
Camille Birch, Melissa Peterson, Leandra Essman
Kristina Belarde, Samantha Fehr, Maleah Gallagher, Natascha Cooper
Trot Team of the Year: Warm Beach Vaulters, Genesis, Stanwood, WA
Leah Tintinger, Sarah Lee, Sarah Richard
Anna Tintinger, Hailey Olmsted, Kyla Waldron



A Team of the Year: Woodside Vaulters, Woodside, CA
Kenny Geisler, Julia Plungy, Janie Salisbury
Yvonne Greenen, Katrina Nibbi, Audrey Kiernan
B Team of the Year: Mt. Eden Vaulting Club: Saratoga, CA
Adria Revell, Ashley Miller, Makayla Clyne
Jordyn McCarley, Molly Hickman-Smith, Anastasia Zenin
C Team of the Year: Woodside Vaulters, Woodside, CA
Ellie Gifford, Sarah Dunn, Christine Herrmann
Rachel Polati, Holly Kuhn, Kristen Kuhn
Trot Team of the Year: Mt. Eden Vaulting Club/Woodside Vaulters: Saratoga, CA
Miki Yang, Tallulah Hickman-Smith, Annika Heeter, Samantha Welch
Ingrid Standifer, Tessa Belardi, Libby Horn



A Team of the Year: Mt. Eden Vaulting Club: Saratoga, CA
Alexandra Thrasher, Elizabeth Ioannou, Tasha Thorner
Florence Rubinger, Mackenzie Thurman, Michelle Guo, George Joseph Gadd
B Team of the Year: Woodside Vaulters (Avatar), Woodside, CA
Julia Plungy, Ellie Gifford, Sarah Dunn, Yvonne Greenen,
Janie Salisbury, Katrina Nibbi, Christine Herrmann
C Team of the Year: Mt. Eden Vaulting Club, Saratoga, CA
Jillian Hoglan, Anastasia Zenin, Morgan Lambert, Giulia Corno
Bohdi Hall, Caroline Morse, Savanah Hoglan
Trot Team of the Year: Woodsid/Mt.Eden Vaulters, Woodside, CA
Bridget Kiernan, Justine Hoover, Matilda Hickman-Smith
Audrey Kiernan, Samantha Welch, Tallulah Hickman-Smith, Miki Yang



A Team of the Year: FACE, Woodside, CA
Emily Hogye, Rosalind Ross, Mari Inouye, Blake Dahlgren,
Mary Garrett, Devon Maitozo, Annalise VanVranken.
B Team of the Year: Woodside Vaulters, Woodside, CA
Kathryn Jaggers, Molly Gould, Julia Plungy, Elise Gifford,
Katrina Nibbi, Janie Salisbury, Sarah Dunn
C Team of the Year: Mt. Eden Vaulting Club, Saratoga, CA
Amanda Thomas, Ashley Miller, Jordyn McCarley, Megan MacInnes,
Morgan Lambert, Michelle Guo, Molly Hickman-Smith
Trot Team of the Year: Mile High Vaulters, Fort Lupton, CO
Eric Rinard, Terah Hochhauser, Dena Madden, Anika Ramey,
Hana Mason, Zoe Rinard



A Team of the Year: Mt. Eden Sun Team, Saratoga, CA
Kalyn Noah, Alexandra Thrasher, Elizabeth Ioannou, Heide Rothweiler,
Makayla Clyne, Tasha Thorner, Mackenzie Thurman.
B Team of the Year: Woodside Vaulters, Woodside, CA
Patrick Stevens, Katharine Wick, Alyssa Bonora, Yvonne Greenen,
Kathryn Jaggers, Janie Salisbury, Molly Gould
C Team of the Year: Mt. Eden Northern Lights Team, Saratoga, CA
Joey Gadd, Amanda Thomas, Jaylyn Babitch, Ashley Miller,
Jennifer Daniels, Kate Morse, Michelle Guo.
Trot Team of the Year: Mt. Rainier Vaulters, Buckley, WA
Haley Haugen, Rebekah Reece, Melissa Peterson, Heather Haugen, Alexis Massey, Autumn Freeborn

Club Excellence Award: Woodside Vaulters, Woodside, CA.



A Team of the Year: Mt. Eden Sun Team, Saratoga, CA
Laura Yelavich, Alexandra Thrasher, Stephanie Schade, Heide Rothweiler, Elizabeth Ioannou, Tasha Thorner, Cate Thomas.
B Team of the Year: Pacific Coast Vaulters, Woodside, CA
Brittany O'Leary, Florence Rubinger, Kyra McCarty, Karly Frankel-Newman, Grace Robinson, Ruby Robinson, Sarah Flax.
C Team of the Year: Woodside Vaulters, Woodside, CA
Katrina Nibbi, Kathryn Jaggers Sarah Dunn, Tessa Divita, Ellie Gifford, Siddharta Kreaden, Christine Hermann.
Trot Team of the Year: Mt. Eden Earthlings, Saratoga, CA
Diana Thygeson, Daniel Becker, Anastasia Zenin, Giulia Corno, Michele Stahler, Michelle Guo.

Club Excellence Award: Mt. Eden Vaulting Club, Saratoga, CA.



A Team of the Year: Woodside Vaulters, Woodside, CA
Katherine Wick, Elizabeth Osborn, Yvonne Greenen, Megan Lanfri, Anne Lewis, Alicen Divita, Marina Olivieri.
B Team of the Year: No team qualified.
C Team of the Year: Woodside Vaulters, Woodside, CA
Julia Plungy, Alyssa Bonora, Anke Knauth, Katrina Nibbi, Tessa Divita, Theda Knauth.
Trot Team of the Year: No team qualified.

Club Excellence Award: No club qualified.



A Team of the Year: Woodside Vaulters, Woodside, CA
Alicen Divita, Elizabeth Horve, Karensa Douglas, Hannah Boyd, Elizabeth Osborn, Katharine Wick, Megan Lanfri. Coached by Aleta Kotecki.
B Team of the Year: Mt. Eden Super Squad, Saratoga, CA
M. Rogers, L. Yelavich, E. Maglione, J. Muyo, S. Schade, H. Rothweiler, M. Stevens, J. Babitch. Coached by Jessica Ballenger.
C Team of the Year: Woodside Vaulters, Woodside, CA
K. Gifford, J. Plungy, A. Bonara, A. Knauth, K. Jaggers, Y. Greenen, M. Gould. Coached by Aleta Kotecki
Trot Team of the Year: Mt. Eden Earthlings, Saratoga, CA
K. Marchini, J. Gadd, A. Barrett, A. Revell, M. Clyne, K. Morse. Coached by Emma Seely and Alexis Garrod.

Club Excellence Award: No club qualified.



A Team of the Year: Mt. Eden Fire Team, Saratoga, CA
Morgan Rogers, Megan Lanfri, Claire Rosenfeld, Michele Stevens, Hannah Boyd, Mari Cooley, Ashley Miller. Coached by Emma Drinker.
B Team of the Year: Woodside Vaulters, Woodside, CA
A. Lewis, A. Divita, A. Williams, E. Osborn, K. Wick, A. Bonora, K. Douglas. Coached by Aleta Kotecki.
C Team of the Year: Mt. Eden Wind Team, Saratoga, CA
C. Hutchinson, E. Maglione, J. Babitch, L. Yelavich, H. Rothweiler, J. Muyo, K. Kallbrier. Coached by Jande Kyes.
Trot Team of the Year: Woodside Vaulters, Woodside, CA
M. Gould, J. Plungy, L. Hyver, C. Flock, Y. greenen, E. Grifford, K. Nibbi. Coached by Aleta Kotecki.

Club Excellence Award: DevonWood Vaulting Club, Cornelius, OR



A Team of the Year: Coast Line, Santa Cruz, CA
Katie Bowker, Monique Corralez, Karensa Douglas, Lisa Maxwell, Kalyn Noah, Marina Olivieri, Katie Richie, Rosalind Ross and Nikki Stoke. Coached by Katariina Alongi.
B Team of the Year: Mt. Eden Moon, Saratoga, CA
K. Frankel, H. Hogan, K. Kallbrier, M. Kent, K. McKenzie, A. Miller, E. Naumann, S. Schade, M. Stevens. Coached by Jande Kyes.
C Team of the Year: Mt. Eden Stars, Saratoga, CA
J. Babitch, M. Cooley, E. Maglione, H. Rothweiler, A. Woodman, L. Yelavich. Coached by Jessica Ballenger and Emma Drinker.
Trot Team of the Year: Woodside Vaulters, Woodside, CA
K. Gifford, L. Hyver, A. Knauth, J. Plungy, M. Newhouse, K. Jaggers, C. Flock. Coached by Aleta Kotecki.

Club Excellence Award: Information missing



Names of award-winning teams for 2003 are missing. If you have information on team awards for this year, please contact the webmaster.



A Team of the Year: F.A.C.E., Moorpark, CA
B Team of the Year:
C Team of the Year:
Trot Team of the Year:

Annual Club Excellence Awards:

Names of some award-winning teams for 2002 are missing. If you have information on team awards for this year, please contact the webmaster.



A Team of the Year: F.A.C.E., Agoura, CA
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Annual Club Excellence Awards:

Names of some award-winning teams for 2001 are missing. If you have information on team awards for this year, please contact the webmaster.



A Team of the Year: Barronsgate, Moorpark, CA
B Team of the Year: Mt. Eden, Saratoga, CA
Lauren Crafford, Alexis Garrod, Krista Frankel, Kenna McKenzie, Jessica McKim, Elizabeth Naumann, Alyssa Woodman, Shauna Zelinski.
C Team of the Year: none qualified
Trot Team of the Year: none qualified

Annual Club Excellence Award:

Names of some award-winning teams for 2000 are missing. If you have information on team awards for this year, please contact the webmaster.



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C Team of the Year: Sundance North, Woodside, CA
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Annual Club Excellence Award:

Names of some award-winning teams for 1999 are missing. If you have information on team awards for this year, please contact the webmaster.



A Team of the Year: Sundance Blue Bombs, Woodside, CA
Michelle Arnold, Kristin Filipponi, Amanda Corfman, Lauren Galati, Mari Inouye, Jennifer Cunningham, Michelle Cunningham, Chelsea Connolley, Krystal Solorzano, Johnny Kurzfeld
B Team of the Year: Tambourine, Sonoma, CA
C Team of the Year: Monte Vista, Watsonville, CA
Trot Team of the Year: Mt. Eden, Saratoga, CA

Annual Club Excellence Award:

Names of some award-winning teams for 1998 are missing. If you have information on team awards for this year, please contact the webmaster.



Names of award-winning teams for 1997 are missing. If you have information on team awards for this year, please contact the webmaster.



A Team of the Year: Woodside Vaulters, Woodside, CA
Jill Main, Jesse Fruman, Mirari Jacobson, Danielle Teitelman, Anna Loeb, Mary McCormick, Aleta Kotecki, Jackie Bors, Lea Rosemurgy. Coached by Isabelle Bibbler.
B Team of the Year: Tambourine, Sonoma, CA
Kelley Holly, Teresa Keville, Whitney Hansen, Julia Lee, Julie Keville, Trisha Vinatieri, Rachel Vinatieri, Jordan Hansen. Coached by Kelley Holly and Teresa Keville.
C Team of the Year: Monte Vista, Watsonville, CA
Jennifer Frederick, Elizabeth Hughes, Jacqui Skipton, Kirsten Cornell, Autumn Gelfand, Kirstie Kucera, Allina Hightower, Danielle Skipton. Coached by Patti Skipton and Heidi Kucera.
Trot Team of the Year: Mt Eden, Saratoga, CA
Elizabeth Zosky, Erica Thomas, Cody Kraatz, Michael Zosky, Marc Zosky, Alexander Chuzak-Trufyn, Olivia Swan, Maria Adelus, Quincey Sigona. Coached by Marianne Rose.

Annual Club Excellence Award: Valley View Vaulters, Lake View Terrace, CA



A Team of the Year: Sundance, Woodside, CA
Anna Kahl, Michelle Arnold, Kristin Filipponi, Amanda Corfman, Kristen Meek, Leeanna Fraker, Lyssa Rogers, Lindsay Briggs, Laurel Goniglio. Coached by Cynthia Danvers.
B Team of the Year: Woodside, Woodside, CA
C Team of the Year: no qualified teams
Trot Team of the Year: Monte Vista, Watsonville, CA

Annual Club Excellence Award: Nu Balance Vaulting Club, Citrus Heights, CA



A Team of the Year: Monte Vista, Watsonville, CA
B Team of the Year: Quicksilver, Santa Clara, CA
C Team of the Year: Woodside, Woodside, CA
Trot Team of the Year: Tambourine, Sonoma, CA

Annual Club Excellence Award:

Names of some award-winning teams for 1994 are missing. If you have information on team awards for this year, please contact the webmaster.



A Team of the Year, Sundance, Woodside, CA
Jessica Schroeder, Kellee Rasor, Rita Koelsch, Lyssa Rogers, Michelle Arnold, Anna Kahl, Amanda Corfman, Kristin Filipponi, Leeanna Fraker
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Annual Club Excellence Award:

Names of some award-winning teams for 1993 are missing. If you have information on team awards for this year, please contact the webmaster.



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Names of some award-winning teams for 1992 are missing. If you have information on team awards for this year, please contact the webmaster.



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Names of some award-winning teams for 1991 are missing. If you have information on team awards for this year, please contact the webmaster.



A Team of the Year: Timberline, Soquel, CA
B Team of the Year: none qualified
C Team of the Year: Mt. Eden Whoa Mama Joes, Saratoga, CA
Trot Team of the Year:

Annual Club Excellence Award: California Carousel, Woodside, CA

Names of award-winning teams for 1990 are missing. If you have information on team awards for this year, please contact the webmaster.



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Names of award-winning teams for 1989 are missing. If you have information on team awards for this year, please contact the webmaster.



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Names of award-winning teams for 1988 are missing. If you have information on team awards for this year, please contact the webmaster.



A Team of the Year: Timberline, Soquel, CA
B Team of the Year: Timberline, Soquel, CA
C Team of the Year: Timberline, Soquel, CA
Trot Team of the Year: Mt. Eden, Saratoga, CA

Annual Club Excellence Award: California Carousel, Los Altos, CA



A Team of the Year: Timberline World, Soquel, CA
B Team of the Year: Central Valley Vaulters, Sacramento, CA
C Team of the Year: Mt. Eden, Saratoga, CA
Trot Team of the Year: Mt. Eden, Saratoga, CA

Annual Club Excellence Award: Central Valley Vaulters, Sacramento, CA



A Team of the Year: Timberline Huzzah, Soquel, CA
B Team of the Year: Timberline, Soquel, CA
C Team of the Year: Central Valley Vaulters, Sacramento, CA
Trot Team of the Year: Timberline, Soquel, CA

Annual Club Excellence Award: Mt. Eden Vaulting Club, Saratoga, CA