Northampton Community College (NCC) Director of Athletics Troy Tucker has been named the recipient of the 2020 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region 19 Augie Eosso Award. 

The Eosso Award, named for the former Raritan Valley Director of Athletics and Golf Coach, is the highest honor that can be bestowed upon an individual by Region 19.  The award, which originated in 2014, is presented annually to an individual who exemplifies and demonstrates committed service and dedication to Region 19. 

“It is always an honor to be chosen by your peers for an award,” remarked Tucker, who also serves as the Executive Director of Region 19, “It has been a challenging few months for everyone … I am so proud of this Region, and its members, they all have worked so hard to keep moving forward during this pandemic to provide opportunities for their student-athletes.”

This is Tucker’s second Eosso Award, also capturing the honor back in 2016. 

Congratulations, Troy!