At the December 15, City Council Meeting, Recreation Board Members, John Hart and Dan Timmerman presented the Stan McCoy Sr. Community Service Award to Stan McCoy Jr. The Stan McCoy Sr. award is presented annually, with the criteria that nominees be persons of quality and integrity, who with love and enthusiasm for the Loveland area, have worked to sustain and improve the community. Nominees must also have been an active participant for at least three years in recreation, park or environmental activities, which benefit the City of Loveland and/or residents.
The award, which was named after Stan's father, has come to symbolize involvement in youth sports. As his nominee form stated, "Everything that Stan McCoy Sr. meant to the Loveland Community, could only be matched by the career of his son, Stan McCoy Jr." With over thirty (30) years in coaching youth football and basketball, and 25 years in coaching track, Stan McCoy Jr. has touched the lives of many youth. Recreation Board Chairman, John Hart stated during the presentation, "Stan McCoy's tireless and selfless dedication in service to Loveland has made this a better place to grow up for generations of young people. We humbly thank him for his efforts." John added, that the "Recreation Board received numerous nominees, each worthy of the award, it was just hard to top Stan."