Colorado Springs, Colo. (May 2, 2022)—Nominations for the 2022 Callahan Award are now being accepted through Sunday, May 15, USA Ultimate announced today.  All currently registered USA Ultimate college teams are eligible to nominate one player for the award.

Voting will begin on Monday, May 16 and conclude on Sunday, May 22.

Founded in 1996, the Callahan Award is named in honor of Henry Callahan, one of ultimate’s early players and organizers. The award is presented annually to the most valuable player in the college division who also exemplifies outstanding sportsmanship, leadership and dedication to ultimate.

Players are nominated by their teams (or by regional coordinators), and the winners – one each in the men’s and women’s division – are voted on by current college players.

More information about the Callahan Award, including rules, the nomination process, voting procedures, and timeline can be found at  

Winners will be announced at the 2022 USA Ultimate College Championships on Sunday, May 29th.