Behind every athlete is a coach or a mentor that helped them achieve their dream.
For five Bay Area athletes, they recently got the chance to honor that coach or mentor at the fifth annual Coaching Corps Game Changer Awards show at the Farimont Hotel in San Francisco, which will air Sunday night at 7 p.m. on NBC Sports Bay Area and streaming live on the MyTeams app.
This year, these athletes were chosen to honor the person that had the greatest impact on their careers.
Klay Thompson, 3-time NBA Champion Guard, Golden State Warriors will honor Jerry DeBusk, Head Basketball Coach, Santa Margarita Catholic High School (1992-2012)
• Pablo Sandoval, 3-time World Series Champion Infielder, San Francisco Giants will honor Bruce Bochy, 3-time World Series Champion Manager, San Francisco Giants (2007-present)
• Marcus Semien, Shortstop, Oakland Athletics will honor Ron Washington, 3rd Base and Infield Coach, Oakland Athletics (1996-2006, 2015-2016), Former MLB player and manager
• Marquise Goodwin, Wide Receiver, San Francisco 49ers will honor Richard McCroan, Coach and Director of Football Operations, Rowlett High School (2000-present)
• Charles Woodson, Heisman Trophy Winner and Super Bowl Champion Cornerback and Safety, Oakland Raiders (1998-2005, 2013-2015) will honor Vance Bedford, College Football Assistant Coach (1985-2016)
• Kristine Anigwe, 3-time first team All-Pac-12, Cal Basketball will present Lindsay Gottlieb, Head Basketball Coach University of California, Berkeley, with a Coaching Corps Game Changer Award
Here's how you can watch the Coaching Corps Game Changer Awards 2019:
When: Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019 at 7 p.m. PT
Live Stream: MyTeams by NBC Sports App
Desktop users can stream the show here.