The Goulet Award

The Robert Goulet Memorial Mustached American of the Year Award recognizes the person who best-represents or contributes to the Mustached American community during the prior year, and is named in honor of the late and legendary performer Robert Goulet, whose voice, trademark mustache, sense of humor, and black leather jackets represented a quadruple-threat of talent the American Mustache Institute is proud to salute.

Robert Goulet Memorial Mustached American of the Year voting

After combing through more than 500 nominees, the Certified Mustacheology Analysis Unit (CMAC) of the American Mustache Institute present the finalists for the 7th annual Robert Goulet Memorial Mustached American of the Year, the winner of which will be announced Oct. 25, in Richmond, Virginia, at ‘Stache Bash 2014 presented by Wahl Trimmers (see past winners here).

Voting will be recorded by a PHP Web application and the data stored in a Structured Query Language (SQL) data base under the oversight of the American Mustache Institute, Billy Dee Williams, and the daughter of Thomas E. Dewey — the last major party candidate for President of the United States with a mustache.

Please select one finalist and hit the “Submit” button at the bottom of the page.


The first Mustached American U.S. Attorney General since Francis A. Biddle in 1948, Eric Holder has spent the better part of six years not only fighting for the rights of the Mustached American – but serving as a shining beacon of freedom while holding the honored position. As the highest serving American official of facial hair in law enforcement, Holder has maintained a stiff upper lip under his "Chevron"-style facial forestry unit, which ironically has a street name of "The Sherrif."

Led by Cy Young hopeful Corey Kluber as well as the proprietor of one of the most impressive names in baseball history – Lonnie Chisenhall – the Cleveland Indians vastly exceeded expectations after adopting what is considered to be the most mustache-friendly clubhouse policy in professional baseball. The pitching staff's collection of sturdy lower nose units lifted their entire team's prospects to near-playoff capacity and created a broad level of handsomeness not seen since Debra Winger left to pursue her Hollywood dreams.

A native of White Oak, West Virginia, Eric Jeffries exemplifies the bravery of the Mustached American community while never-forsaking his mouth shading canopy. A combat veteran, he has spent his life in service as a First Sergeant in the United States Army (Reserve Component), Fire Chief, and non-sexy Licensed Practical Nurse. Leveraging the power of his face fur, while deployed to Afghanistan, Jeffries' mustache became such a symbol of patriotism to the Afghani men that they started growing mustaches to show their support of democratic ideals and freedom

Part of the Mustached American Rockford, Illinois radio scene for more than 30 years, over the past three decades, he has filled the airwaves with his raw sexual dynamism, humor, and his manly, attractive, sensual yet family-friendly entertainment. Riley is husband to a wonderful wife (disappointing single women all over the region) and father to two fabulous children. During one shameful point in his life following a two-week bender,O’Neil shaved his mustache at the request of his children, yet after seeing the results, they then forced him to wear a fake mustache until it grew back.

A resident of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Troy Rivas has an unmatched passion for his mustache and leverages it's power to bring joy to other people. The father of a young son, the two of them share his love of mouth brows and he has worked to purchase his son every possible mustache item he could find. And while he and his son celebrate the Mustached American lifestyle, Rivas has had to battle deep criticism of his facial hair, yet Troy has kept his mustache due to the deep pleasure it brings him and those around him.

The Milwaukee Brewers vaunted mascot, Bernie Brewer and his impressive mustache helped what was expected to be a last place baseball team climb to the top of Major League Baseball's National League Central Division, providing daily mustache-inspired empowerment and spirit to Brewers players, fans, and Wisconsin-area females.

The four-time elected Mayor of Murray City, Utah, Dan Snarr has shown epic levels of unmatched leadership in his role as head administrator for the Salt Lake-area bedroom community of Murray City. With a deep dedication to both lawncare and the sexually dynamic Mustached American lifestyle, Snarr is living proof that girthy mustaches are a vital component of democracy, and a shining example of all that is right in today’s American political landscape.

A native of Richmond, Virginia, Dash is a longtime proponent of the sexually dynamic Mustached American lifestyle – embodying all that is right within the global facial hair community. A tireless activist of the free facial hair movement and active member of the RVA Beard League, Dash leverages his talents and rugged good looks to promote his city in a positive light, as well volunteering countless hours to local non-profits and charities.

A United States military veteran, a social advocate assisting homeless veterans in getting back on their feet, an organized labor leader of Ironworkers Local 8 in Milwaukee, and now a candidate for the 21st District in the State Senate of Wisconsin – Randy Bryce is an overwhelmingly attractive American hero who has leveraged his ruggedly masculine face fur throughout his life of service to his fellow man.

An experimental physicist, 1993 MacArthur Fellow, and founder of the Rocky Mountain Institute, Amory Lovins has been one of the leading global voices at the nexus of energy, resources, economy, environment, development, and security. He is widely considered among the world’s leading authorities on energy -- especially its efficient use and sustainable supply -- and a fertile innovator in integrative design and in super-efficient buildings, factories, and vehicles.

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