The JRFH Coordinator Award honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the Jump Rope for Heart program. A JRFH coordinator is defined as an individual who has or had the major responsibility for organizing and conducting a JRFH event for a specific school, organization, or school system. A demonstration team coach is defined as an individual who has/had the major responsibility of teaching, training, and coaching a group of children who have presented workshops for the purpose of promoting the JRFH Program.
Has had a minimum of 5 years' experience with the JRFH program as an event coordinator or demonstration team coach; local, state, or district coordinator; AAHPERD Steering Committee member, or Joint Task Force Member
Is currently a member of AAHPERD and has been a member for the past 3 years
Serves as a positive role model epitomizing personal health and fitness, enjoyment of activity, and sportsmanship and sensitivity to the needs of the participants
Assumes responsibility for his/her professional growth within AAHPERD-related fields
Provides evidence of commitment to the JRFH program by having served on a local, state, district, or national committee and/or having presented workshops or programs at any of these levels
Agrees to submit a program proposal for the Southern District Convention for the year following receipt of the award