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Santa Barbara Sports Figure of the Month: presented by American Riviera Bank

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Each Month, Presidio Sports recognizes a local sports figure for their extraordinary contribution to the Santa Barbara athletic community.

It is our way to recognize those who have made a positive impact, whether it is an inspirational athletic performance, a lifetime achievement award, a philanthropist, or just a special story worth sharing.

This award is made possible by American Riviera Bank.

CURRENT SPORTS FIGURE OF MONTH: Becky Aaronson

Roosevelt Running Club 300x168 Santa Barbara Sports Figure of the Month: presented by American Riviera BankIt was a simple request: “If you have a passion to share with kids – we are looking for instructors to teach after-school enrichment programs.”

Well, parent Becky Aaronson’s response to this email inquiry for new creative energies was about to set Roosevelt Elementary School, on a new course, so to speak.

“The idea of a running club came out of the blue,” Aaronson said. “But that simple request sparked something inside me — I then wanted to create a really special running program for the Roosevelt kids.”

With Coach Becky — as she is known on this Santa Barbara upper eastside campus — leading the charge, the Roosevelt Running Club launched in the fall of 2012 with 17 young aspiring athletes (in Grades 3 through 6) eager for training.

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Previous Presidio Sports Sports Figures of the Month:

March, 2014: Becky Aaronson
February, 2014: Alex Valente
December, 2013: Chris Keet
November, 2013: Andrew Butcher
October, 2013: Jake Clinton
September, 2013: Craig Moropoulos
August, 2013: Mark Massari
July, 2013: Dave Odell
June, 2013: Jerry Johnson
May, 2013: Andrew Checketts
April 2013: Jack Bianchi 
March 2013: Rudy Ybarra
February 2013: Tugce Canitez
January 2013: Simon Chavez
December 2012: Kirsten Moore
November 2012: Bryan Fernandez
October 2012: Rusty and June Snow
September, 2012: Mark Walsh
August, 2012: Wolf Wigo
July, 2012: Todd Rogers
June, 2012: Chuckie Roth
May, 2012: Ema Boateng
April, 2012: Addi Zerrenner
March, 2012: Carlene Mitchell
February, 2012: Ryan Fitch
January, 2012: John Zant
December, 2011: Andre Barbieri
November, 2011: Lauren Stratman
October, 2011: Rich Hanna
September, 2011: Lauren Capone
August, 2011: Orlando Johnson
July, 2011: Bill Pintard
June, 2011: John & Mardi Warkentin
May, 2011: Lakey Peterson
April, 2011: Van Latham
March, 2011: Ethel Byers
February, 2011: Kiley Neushul

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This award is made possible by American Riviera Bank