Jim Tenhover Sportsmanship Award


Photo By Marshall Smith

The Tenhover Family and the Southern Ohio Flying K9s have suffered the loss of a great friend, competitor, and dog lover when Jim Tenhover passed away unexpectedly on Friday June 7th 2013 in Cincinnati Ohio. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family. Jim loved nothing more than the competitive spirit of our sport and the joy of watching his fellow friends and family succeed on and off the disc dog field.

The Jim Tenhover Award award was created in loving memory of Jim Tenhover, beloved father, friend and disc dogger. This award is given to those involved in any SOFK9s event either as a competitor or volunteer whom exemplifies what Jim always brought to the field. A great attitude towards all, a fun yet competitive spirit, and a willingness to help out wherever needed. The embodiment of sportsmanship on and off the field.


  • Membership is not required
  • Must be a competitor or volunteer at a SOFK9s event where this award is available
  • Demonstrate the above attitude and spirit of Jim at a SOFK9s event

The Winners:

  • Ron Watson, 2014 Ohio Cup
  • Sara Tenhover, 2014 Jamuary
  • Paul Goike, 2013 Ohio Cup

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