WCA Membership and Clinic Registration for the 2018-19 School Year is Now Open!
CONGRATS NATIONAL COACH OF THE YEAR FINALISTS
The WCA is proud to recognize these coaches for being some of the best in the country. Each was selected among 8 finalists in the country for National Coach of the Year. Front row, left to right: Wenett Martin, Volleyball finalist; Tom Seamans, Wrestling finalist and National Coach of the Year; Ty Draney, Boys Cross Country finalist; and Christina Mills, Girls Assistant finalist, Back row: Norm Sedig, Tennis finalist, Mitch Holst, Girls Basketball finalist, and Steve Harshman, Football finalist. Congratulations to all !!!!
CONGRATS TO RICH AND DEB MURRAY
Surrounded by family and friends, the husband and wife team of Rich and Deb Murray of Lusk are shown getting inducted into the National High School Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
The Wyoming Coaches' Association is proud to announce that Megan Salle, formerly of K2TV in Casper, has been recognized as a " Sport 40 Under 40" National Award Winner!
Congratulations, Megan! Wyoming will miss you!
2018 SPRING COACHES OF THE YEAR
2018 ALL STATE SOCCER PLAYERS
2018 ALL STATE TRACK AND FIELD PARTICIPANTS
2017-18 WINTER COACHES OF THE YEAR
2017-18 ALL STATE BASKETBALL PLAYERS
2017-18 ALL STATE INDOOR TRACKSTERS
2017-18 ALL STATE ALPINE & NORDIC SKIERS
2017-18 ALL STATE WRESTLERS
2017-18 ALL STATE BOYS SWIMMERS
WCA NATIONAL COACH OF THE YEAR FINALISTS AND NATIONAL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
Please join the WCA in congratulating the nine Wyoming coaches who were selected as NHSACA national finalists in their respective sports. Once again, Wyoming is well represented at the national level!
It also gives the WCA great pleasure to announce that Rich Murray and Deb Murray, both from Niobrara County, were selected for induction into the 2018 NHSACA National Coaches' Hall of Fame.
2017 ALL STATE FOOTBALL PLAYERS
2017 ALL STATE VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS
2017 ALL STATE GIRLS SWIMMERS
2017 ALL STATE CROSS COUNTRY RUNNERS
2017 ALL STATE TENNIS PLAYERS
2017 ALL STATE GOLFERS
Attention all coaches : we want your photos!! Please send us 'action' photos (coaches working with kids) for future publication on our website - we want all schools, all sports, anything you can get to help capture what we do - coach kids!!!
Please send your photos via email to : firstname.lastname@example.org
2017 NHSACA COACH OF THE YEAR FINALISTS
The Wyoming Coaches Association is pleased to announce that 12 Wyoming Coaches have been chosen as finalists for NHSACA National Coach of the Year honors. Please help us congratulate these deserving coaches.
Ballard Johnson - Star Valley High School - Assistant Boys’ COTY
2017 NHSACA COACHES HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
Coach Briant Teichert of Cokeville High School, who has coached for 34 years, has been a part of 26 total state championships. He has served on the WCA Board of Directors and has been selected as WCA Coach of the Year numerous times. Briant has been a NHSACA Coach of the Year finalist and was named National Coach of the Year for Girls Basketball in 2015.
Coach Todd Dayton of Cokeville High School is a 42-year coaching veteran and has won 21 state championships during his tenure. He has served on the WCA Board of Directors and has been selected as WCA Coach of the Year on many occasions. Todd is a two-time NHSACA Coach of the Year finalist.
Wyoming Coaches Association UW Ticket Policy
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WYOMING COACHES’ ASSOCIATION COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD
Any active member of the WCA may nominate a deserving person from their community who has been an avid supporter of students/athletes. The individual may have volunteered time as a coach, been instrumental in promoting athletics in the school or community setting, provided scholarship aid to students/athletes, contributed to the improvement of facilities, and exemplifies sportsmanship in his/her interaction with Wyoming students/athletes. This nomination needs to be sent to Steve Mischke, Executive Director, 47 Amber Drive, Buffalo, WY 82834 by March 1st. This nomination will consist of a maximum one page summary of the nominees’ qualifications.
HALL OF FAME
Please take a moment to remind those you know that might be eligible for the WCA (High School & College Division) Hall of Fame or the WCA (junior high/middle school) Hall of Fames. The application forms are available on the website under the Hall of Fame tab.
Junior High/Middle School coaches may also be eligible for one of the Milestone Awards and that application is also available within the Hall of Fame tab.
The due date for the applications listed above is March 1st. The form/forms can be downloaded, printed, and sent or can be filled out on line and e-mailed to the appropriate individuals.
NOCAD SUICIDE PREVENTION
WCA & NOCAD
The WCA & NOCAD have teamed together to offer a pool of 19 professional speakers that understand the educational setting and the importance of students being involved in school based activities. Each speaker offers an educational experience at a price to match a school’s budget and needs.
Please, share this important information with your educational community’s administration! Each speaker offers an entertaining experience while delivering a powerful message to specific target audiences such as:
• All School Staff Training/Motivation
• Coach Training
• Student-Athlete Messages
• Parent Messages
Please visit the NOCAD website by clicking on the link below (or logo to the left) to learn more about the program and to request further information from one or more of the dynamic speakers: http://www.nocadcoaches.org/speaker-program
NHSACA Hot Tips
Please take some time to check out the NHSACA website at www.hscoaches.org. They have added a number of new blogs to help coaches. Please pass this on to coaches in your area. The more hits the better.
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