National Strength & Conditioning Assocation announce 2022 All-American Strength & Conditioning Athletes of the Year Awards

Updated: April 2, 2022

Coach Rozy Performance – Powered by AVERA Sports Yankton have 29 athletes selected!

The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Announces 29 COACH ROZY PERFORMANCE – AVERA SPORTS YANKTON Athletes Receive the 2022 All-American Award.

These athletes are recognized for their outstanding accomplishments as a student athlete.

Colorado Springs, CO – The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is proud to announce that Coach Rozy Performance – Powered by AVERA Sports Yankton have had 29 athletes, from Beresford, Irene-Wakonda, Gayville-Volin, Yankton Schools and 3 athletes from the Mount Marty University Football team be selected as 2022 All-American Athlete Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year Award recipients. 

This award recognizes:

Mount Marty University Football:

2x honoree Evaristo “Kiko” Nunez (JR) – Offensive Player

Jonte “Drew” Pendleton (SO) – Defensive Player

Johnathan Cardoza-Chicas  (FR) – Special Teams Player

Beresford High School

Josh Lawrence – (SR) – Football

Savannah Beeson (JR) – Girls Basketball

Ashton Tjaden -(SR) – Boys Basketball

Isabel Delay (SR) – Girls Track

Carter Sveeggen -(SR) – Boys Track

Rachel Zanter (JR) – Volleyball

Aaron Larson (SR) – Wrestling

Juliann Seeley (SR) – Girls Golf


Dawson Johnke (SR) – Football

Miles Pollman (SR) – Boys Basketball

Katie Knoll  (SR) – Volleyball


3x honoree Andrew Gustad (SR) – Track – Field Events

3x honoree Kyle Hirsch (SR) – Football

3x honoree Molly Larsen (SR) – Volleyball

Nate Quatier (SR)- Track – Running

3x honoree Spencer Karstens (FR)- Boys Basketball

Taylor Hoxeng (8th) – Girls Basketball  


Annika Gordon (SR) – Girls Track

Cody Oswald (JR) – Boys Track

2x honoree Ellie Karolevitz (SR) – Girls Basketball

Trevor Paulsen (JR) – Football

Maggie Schaefer (SR) – Girls Tennis

Dylan Prouty (SR) – Boys Basketball

2x honoree Abbigail Schmidt (SR) – Girls Soccer

2x honoree Zach Fedde (SR)- Boys Cross-Country

Molly Savey (SR) – Volleyball  

The athletes were awarded this honor for their athletic accomplishments and each athletes dedication, improvement and hard work in the strength and conditioning year long programs they take part in.

Nominated by Mark “Coach Rozy” Roozen and Coach Kyle McKelvey of Coach Rozy Performance – Powered by AVERA Sports Yankton, Coach Rozy had this to say about this year’s recipients, “This is the largest number of NSCA All-Americans’s we’ve ever had selected (the previous number of 15 athlete selected from 2021 had been the most ever awarded).  We’re so proud of all the athletes that take part in our programs.  To me, every athlete that works with us is an All-American.  These few selected by the NSCA shows the determination to improve in athletics while maintaining academic prominence is, to me,  a great model for all student-athletes at all the schools we work toward.” 

“We are proud to have Coach Rozy Performance, Coach Roozen and his amazing staff join the NSCA in its mission to safely improve athletic performance,” says Eric McMahon, NSCA’s Coaching and Sport Science Program Manager, “Supporting our student-athletes like those selected from the Coach Rozy and AVERA Sports Yankton Performance program guarantees a stronger future for the NSCA.”

Congratulations to each athlete from Beresford, Irene-Wakonda, Gayville-Volin, Yankton and Mount Marty University.   For an updated list of the All-American Athletes of the Year award, visit

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