United States Sports Academy presents the 2007 Athlete of the Year


The results are in!

The final results of the 2007 Academy Athlete of the Year online fan vote are as follows:

Female Athlete of the Year

Justine Henin, Tennis


Female Runners Up

Venus Williams, Tennis
United States


Natalie Coughlin, Swimming
United States


Male Athlete of the Year

Brett Favre, Football
United States


Male Runners Up

Tiger Woods, Golf
United States


Tom Brady, Football
United States



The Academy Athlete of the Year is presented by:

The Athlete of the Year ballot is the culmination of the Academy's yearlong Athlete of the Month program, which recognizes the accomplishments of men and women in any sport around the globe. The Academy Athlete of the Month is selected by an international voting committee comprised of former athletes, media, sports organizations and governing bodies.

As in years past, the male or female athlete receiving the most votes will be named the Academy�s Athlete of the Year. Past winners include Lance Armstrong, Mia Hamm, Michael Jordan, Annika Sorenstam and Tiger Woods.

See the 2006 Athlete of the Year results.



The United States Sports Academy accepts students regardless of race, religion, gender, age, disability or national origin.