The 59-year-old started as an All Blacks assistant in 2004 and has been head coach for the past seven years.
New Zealand's best performing players and teams have been recognised in a star-studded event at Sky City.
College Sport has appointed an independent panel made up of former All Black Ian Jones, Wellington barrister Tim Castle and former Diocesan School principal Gail Thomson.
NZ Rugby are holding a press conference tomorrow morning in Auckland where it is expected Hansen will make an announcement about his future with the All Blacks.
Danny Barrett's inspired run was part of a big 31-12 semi-final win for the Americans.
The former All Blacks and Highlanders star has failed to replicate his best form for his new side, Premiership outfit Wasps.