The Young Leader Award recognizes young professionals under 40 who have made significant contributions to the marina and boatyard industry and collectively promise to play a big role in shaping its future.

We looked for nominees that represent the broad range of employment opportunities in the industry. Awards were given to young marina and boatyard owners, managers and staff; marina consultants, engineers or other professional service providers; manufacturers and suppliers of marina and boatyard products, or other professions that rely on the marina and boatyard industry for their businesses.

Marina Dock Age is now accepting 2021 Young Leader Award nominations. Complete the form below by October 1.

2021 Young Leader Nomination Form

  • Information About the Young Leader Nominee

    Please provide the following information about the Young Leader nominee:
  • Information About You, the Nominator

    Provide the following information about you, the nominator:

2020 Young Leader Award Winners

Matthew Anderson
Manager of Project Development
Bellingham Marine

Henry Campbell
Director -Fortress Pilings
Fortress Pilings

Daniel Cordano
General Manager
Liberty Landing Marina

Joshua Doyle
Pleasure Cove Marina

Victoria Harrison
Store Manager
York River Yacht Haven

Colton Hewitt
Warehouse and Loading Associate
Hewitt Dock Lift Pontoon Legs & Great Lakes Marine Products

Luke Irvine
Project Manager
Scribble Software Inc.

Mason Lemon
General Manager
Tidewater Yacht Marina & Ocean Yacht Marina

Joshua Marshall
Dock Master / Marina Manager
Sandusky Yacht Club

Ryan Miller
Cottonwood Creek Marina

Will Monson
General Sales Manager
Moose Landing Marina

Chandler Quirk
Lead-Dock Hand
S. & S. Rentals, Inc

Matt Roper
Manager, Recreational Facilities
Maritime Program Group

Andrew Rothlein
Rondout Yacht Basin

Nick Rothlein
Rondout Yacht Basin

Mike Slatterly
General Manager
Saylorville Lake Marina

Matthew Smith
Managing Partner
Norris Landing Marina & Jimmy’s Place