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Norm Stewart Legacy Award

The recipient of this award will achieve 2 out of 3 of the following qualities: 

  • An individual, company or group who, through volunteerism, have shown outstanding commitment and care to the citizens of the Kansas City metro.

  • Connected with the American Cancer Society’s mission

  • Achiever within athletics, basketball preferred.

This year our nominee for the Norm Stewart Legacy award is Coach Gary Pinkel. Coach Pinkel was the head coach for Mizzou Athletic's Football team from 2001-2015. Coach is also currently receiving treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Cancer Champions

The recipients of this award are survivors of cancer, willing to share their story. 

  • Each individual will share their story leading up to Coaches vs Cancer Kansas City Tipoff and at the event. 

  • They are connected with the American Cancer Society’s mission. 

  • Each champion will have the honor of escorting a featured coach of our panel to the stage at the event.