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.

Richmond Native Brown Claims Goulet Honor

On October 28, 2014, by AMI Staff

A raucous crowd celebrating the sexually dynamic Mustached American lifestyle at  non-partisan American Mustache Institute’s ‘Stache Bash 2014 witnessed a grand showing as the Robert Goulet Memorial Mustached American of the Year, presented by Wahl Trimmers, was presented to Richmond native Stephen “Dash” Brown. A longtime proponent of the sexually dynamic Mustached American lifestyle, a tireless activist [...]

First Co-Recipients of Goulet Award As Hanes And Stine Take Home Prestigious Honor

On October 28, 2013, by AMI Staff

A raucous crowd of some 800 at the non-partisan American Mustache Institute’s ‘Stache Bash 2013 witnessed the first ever co-winners of the Robert Goulet Memorial Mustached American of the Year, presented by Wahl Trimmers. Montgomery County (Pennsylvania) County Clerk D. Bruce Hanes and woodworking craftsman David Stine of St. Louis each took home 24 percent of [...]

Pittsburgh Native Adam Paul Causgrove Named 2012 Robert Goulet Memorial Mustached American of the Year

On October 29, 2012, by AMI Staff

On a beautiful Arizona night at ‘Stache Bash 2012 in front of some 1,000 Mustached Americans and interested third parties, Pittsburgh-native Adam Paul Causgrove was crowned the American Mustache Institute’s 2012 Robert Goulet Memorial Mustached American of the Year, presented by Wahl Trimmers. In what has historically been a close competition, Causgrove – a University [...]

John Axford: 2011 Robert Goulet Memorial Mustached American of the Year

On October 29, 2011, by AMI Staff

Controversy Erupts As Canadian Wins Award Named for Canadian, But Not Supposed to Be Won by Foreigner CHICAGO – John Axford, the pitcher who this year led the Milwaukee Brewers to the National League Championship Series for the first time in 29 years, was named the 2011 Mustached American of the Year by the American [...]

2010 Goulet Award Winner — Brian Sheets

On December 5, 2010, by AMI Staff

After claiming 22 percent of more than 500,000 online votes, Brian Sheets, a firefighter from Orlando, FL who founded a mustache-based charity, was named the American Mustache Institute’s “Robert Goulet Memorial Mustached American of the Year” for 2010. Sheets outdistanced a strong group of well-deserving candidates including North Dakota Governor and U.S. Senator-elect John Hoeven, [...]

2009 Goulet Award Winner — Clay Zavada

On October 30, 2009, by AMI Staff

Wearing a $3 crown and his dapper, trademark handlebar mustache that terrorized Major League hitters during the 2009 Major League Baseball season, Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Clay Zavada received the American Mustache Institute’s 2009 Robert Goulet Memorial Mustached American of the Year, presented by Quicken®. In front of a crowd of roughly 1,000 at ‘Stache [...]

2008 Goulet Award Winner — Tim Galvin

On October 30, 2008, by AMI Staff

Tim Galvin, a retired New York City policeman who was known along his beat simply as “The ‘Stache,” was voted the 2008 winner of the American Mustache Institute’s “Robert Goulet Memorial Mustached American of the Year,” sponsored by Just For Men® Haircolor. The award recognizes the most impactful Mustached American of the past year. Galvin [...]