John A. Cable Leadership Award
2017 May 9
This award was established and first awarded in 1927, and was funded by an endowment gift from the Allentown John Hancock Agency of Joe DiMento, Tom Nikles '82, and Jim Serratelli
'86, and is named in honor of 1945 graduate John Cable. This is the top department leadership award for a graduating male student-athlete and recognizes the most effective team leadership characterized by modeling team standards and performing consistently, holding others accountable, and serving as an effective liaison between team and coaches. Qualifications also include strong self-awareness, integrity, competitiveness, toughness, and a positive team-first mentality, all of which contribute to high performance academically, athletically, socially and emotionally.