Bill Zadick (right) receives the Man of the Year Award from USA Wrestling Executive Director Rich Bender during Final X at Lehigh. Photo by Justin Hoch.
Bill Zadick of Colorado Springs, Colo. has been named the Myron Roderick Man of the Year by USA Wrestling, the national governing body for wrestling in the United States. This award recognizes an outstanding man for his contributions to the sport of wrestling.
The award is named in memory of the late Myron Roderick, one of the most influential figures in American wrestling history, a man who made an amazing impact as an athlete, college coach, administrator and visionary. Roderick was one of the founding fathers of USA Wrestling, developing from the U.S. Wrestling Federation of the late 1960s to what it has become today.