NHSACA COACH OF THE YEAR FINALISTS
It is my pleasure to announce this year's National High School Athletic Coaches Association 'Coach of the Year' Finalists for 2020 from the great state of Wyoming. As you can see, we are well represented with this group of rock stars - CONGRATULATIONS, ALL !!!
FALL COACH OF THE YEAR WINNERS
2019 ALL STATE FOOTBALL PLAYERS
2020 NHSACA HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
The Wyoming Coaches Association is proud to announce the National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA) Hall of Fame Inductees for the Class of 2020 for the state of Wyoming.
The National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA) Hall of Fame Inductees for the Class of 2020 are: Mike Lashley (Lingle - Fort Laramie) and Keith Francik (Cody). The induction well take place at the NHSACA National Convention in Lincoln, NE the week of July 20 – 23.
The Wyoming Coaches Association Hall of Fame is pleased to announce that Coach Mike Lashley of Lingle - Ft. Laramie has been named as an inductee into the National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA) Hall of Fame Class of 2020. Coach Lashley will be honored at the NHSACA’s Hall of Fame ceremony on July 20 - 23 in Lincoln, NE. during the NHSACA Nation Convention. Following a 39-year coaching career in Lingle-Ft. Laramie that began in 1990, Coach Lashley is most deserving of this honor. While he is noted for his successes in volleyball and track, he also coached basketball and wrestling. As volleyball coach he has won 5 Conference championships, 3 regional titles and 2 State runners-up. In track he has earned 13 State championships, 5 State runners-up, 17 Conference titles, and 17 Regional championships. Mike was named Wyoming Coaches Association (WCA) Coach of the Year 6 times and Conference coach of the year 10 times during his career. He has been an active member of both the Wyoming Coaches Association and the Wyoming High School Athletic Association. In 2013 Coach Lashley was inducted into the WCA Hall of Fame. WCA wishes to congratulate Mike on his outstanding contributions to Wyoming athletics and wishes him continued success as he coaches and leads the young people of Wyoming.
The Wyoming Coaches Association (WCA) Hall of Fame is pleased to announce that Coach Keith Francik of Cody High School has been named as an inductee into the National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA) Hall of Fame Class of 2020. Coach Francik will be honored at the NHSACA’s Hall of Fame ceremony on July 20 - 23 in Lincoln, NE. during the NHSACA Nation Convention. Keith began his coaching career in 1969 and coached at Urbandale High School in Urbandale, Iowa, Worland High School in Worland, Wyoming, and Cody High School in Cody, Wyoming. Noted for his success in volleyball, Keith had an overall record of 375 wins and 154 losses, including 4 Regional championships, 2 State runner-up titles, and 5 State championships. During his coaching career, Keith was named WCA Volleyball Coach of the Year 6 times, Conference Volleyball Coach of the Year 5 times, and Region 7 National High School Volleyball Coach of the Year 2 times. He has been an active member of both the Wyoming Coaches Association and the Wyoming Coaches Association Hall of Fame Board of Directors. In 1998 Coach Francik was inducted into the WCA Hall of Fame. WCA wishes to congratulate Keith on his outstanding contributions to Wyoming athletics and wishes him continued success as he coaches and leads the young people of Wyoming.
2019 ALL STATE GIRLS SWIMMERS AND DIVERS
2019 ALL STATE VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS
2019 ALL STATE CROSS COUNTRY RUNNERS
2019 ALL STATE TENNIS PLAYERS
2019 ALL STATE GOLFERS
Wyoming Coaches Association UW Ticket Policy
In case you hadn't noticed (unless you called UW ticket office), there's a new policy in place for WCA members receiving football tickets - it's all on-line and there's a little different system in place.
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.
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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