Northridge Elementary Students Cheer on DU Women’s Basketball

A group of 50 students from Northridge Elementary School in the St. Vrain Valley School District recently attended the University of Denver women’s basketball girls and women in sport day, sponsored by Sportswomen of Colorado. The University of Denver provided...

Sportswomen of Colorado Names 2022 Honorees

Sportswomen of Colorado (SWOC) will honor an impressive lineup of 49 of Colorado’s top female athletes and contributors to women’s athletics at its 49th Annual Awards Celebration on Sunday, March 12, 2023 at the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center. The women, coaches,...

Sportswomen of Colorado Announces Keynote Speaker

Tanya Haave, a former star basketball and volleyball player at the University of Tennessee and now the Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Metropolitan State University of Denver, will be the keynote speaker at the 49th Annual Awards Celebration honoring the best female...

Nomination Process

Sportswomen of Colorado accepts award nominations from across the state all year long. We invite everyone to nominate their favorite outstanding athletes, coaches, and contributors as early as January 1 and as late as December 31. So, get those nominations in before...

Valarie Allman SWOY 2021

On August 2, Longmont’s Valerie Allman proved herself to be the greatest women’s discus thrower in the world when she put up a gold-medal-worthy performance on the field at the Tokyo Olympic Games. The 26-year-old Silver Creek High School graduate out-distanced all of...

Melanie Troxel

Melanie – 2006 When Dad’s a veteran world champion drag racer and Mom’s an airplane/car mechanic, their daughter grows up knowing how to rebuild an engine … dazzle a TV audience … go from zero to 3 Gs in less than a second … and...
Valarie Allman

Valarie Allman

Year: 2021 Award: Sportswoman of the Year Affiliation: Longmont, Colorado Valarie Allman knows how to put on a show. The 26-year-old discus thrower went to the 2020-2021 Tokyo Olympics and put some distance between her and the competition. Allman throw of 68.98 meters...