2014 Golden Goggle Awards

2014 Golden Goggle Awards Silent Auction - Bid Online, At Event....or Both!



The USA Swimming Foundation is excited to offer its 2014 Silent Auction available to everyone, no matter where you are! 


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Online, in-person or both...you won't miss out on any of our incredible offerings this year!


Among the unique items included in the silent auction

  • trip for two to the 2015 Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Georgia; Package includes passes for the Wednesday practice round, Thursday opening round and three nights hotel.   
  • trip for two to Paris for the 2015 French Open tennis tournament; Package includes airfare, a $2,000 Marriott gift card, tickets for two days of the tournament and more.     
  • Two VIP tickets to a Boston Red Sox-New York Yankees game at Fenway Park.
  • Bahamas tennis weekend at the One & Only Ocean Club, including a beachfront suite.
  • day with Rowdy Gaines in New York City, including a tour of the TODAY Show, lunch at 30 Rock, a USA Swimming broadcast voice-over with Rowdy and Dan Hicks and a swim clinic at Asphalt Green.
  • Bruce Springsteen autographed Fender electric guitar.
  • Additional swimming, sports memorabilia and travel packages and more!

In total, more than 50 unique items will be available for bidding online and in-person at the 2014 Golden Goggle Awards. The bidding will close Monday, Nov. 24 at 8:30 p.m. ET.

Proceeds from this auction benefit the USA Swimming Foundation to support programs that save lives and build champions—in the pool and in life.

2014 Golden Goggle Awards - Monday November 24 - New York City

The 11th annual Golden Goggle Awards will be held on Monday, November 24, 2014 at the fabulous New YorkGGA2013 Ledeky (Med) Marriott Marquis in Times Square! 


Since its inception in 2004, the Golden Goggle Awards has generated more than $2.1 million dollars to support the USA Swimming Foundation's mission of saving lives and building champions―in the pool and in life.


We invite you to join us for this premier swimming awards event in celebration of our 2014 U.S. National Swim Team and support the legacy of giving back to the sport of swimming by purchasing a table or seat.


Table and seat opportunities:

Bronze Level Table: $10,000
Reserved table for eight guests

Silver Level Table: $15,000
Reserved table for eight guests
Preferred Seating
Two invitations to exclusive Golden Goggles Eve Special Event

Gold Level Table: $25,000

Recognition in Event Program

Reserved table for eight guests Preferred Seating and Athlete assignment
Four invitations to exclusive Golden Goggles Eve Special Event


Individual Seat: $1,250
You will be seated in an available section


Event details:

Reception and Silent Auction: 5:30-6:30pm
Dinner and Program: 6:30pm
Attire: Cocktail 


For more information or for advance table purchases, please contact us at 719.866.3235.

Marriott Marquis - New York City

Experience New York City from one of the finest hotels in town, the New York Marriott Marquis! With lavishMarriott Marquis Times Square NYC guestrooms and attentive service, our Golden Goggle Award guests have the opportunity to stay at this world renowned hotel located in the heart of Times Square-at a fabulous group rate!

Golden Goggle Awards Group Rate: $259/night 

New York Marriott Marquis

1535 Broadway

New York, NY 10036

Event guests are invited to secure reservations on our dedicated booking site at the following link:



Or by reserve by phone:

Toll Free: 1-877-303-0104

Local Phone: 1-212-398-1900

Golden Goggle Awards Supports the USA Swimming Foundation

Lia Neal with MAS Kids NYC 2013 (Medium)The annual Golden Goggle Awards not only honors and celebrates our U.S. National Swim Team, it serves as an important fundraiser for the USA Swimming Foundation. Proceeds from this event benefit the USA Swimming Foundation's mission to save lives and build champions—in the pool and in life
Since its inception in 2004, the Golden Goggle Awards have provided over $2.1 million dollars in funding to the USA Swimming Foundation who uses these resources to help grow and sustain their Make a Splash initiative and provide important financial support to the U.S. National Swim Team.  Additionally, the USA Swimming Foundation's Silent Auction, held in conjunction with the Golden Goggle Awards, has generated over $160,000 in the past two years!


Our sincerest thanks to everyone who has supported the Golden Goggle Awards and the Silent Auction over the last decade. Your participation has helped the USA Swimming Foundation make a powerful impact in the lives of individuals, and in swimming communities throughout our country!



2013 Silent auction nets record amount for the USA Swimming Foundation

Congratulations to all our winning bidders and thank you to everyone who took part in our annual auction.The 2013 Golden Goggles Silent Auction raised over $66,000 with proceeds benefiting the USA Swimming Foundation's mission to save lives and build champions!


An amazing array of over forty unique and one-of-a-kind auction items were made available through our online auction site and at the Golden Goggles event auction. Hundreds of bidders vied to cheer on the Dallas Cowboys in a private Cowboys stadium box with Olympic swimming legends, for ticket's to the 2014 US Open Golf Tournament and Final Four Basketball Tournament, ceremonial podium jackets from the 2012 Olympic Games and so much more!

Click here to discover what was offered in 2013.

If you are interested in donating items for our 2014 Golden Goggles Silent Auction, please contact Mariah Cunnick via email, or at 719.866.3614.

Golden Goggle Award Highlights

Created in 2004, the Golden Goggle Awards honor coaches and athletes for their phenomenal work and performances throughout the year. Check out this section now to find out who received the Golden Goggle in 2013 and 2012 and to watch video highlights from 2013.
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