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WSCCA AWARDS 

The WSCCA takes pride in bestowing several awards on our deserving coaches and programs each year. We look to honor and celebrate the varied achievements of the outstanding women and men in our organization.

WSCCA AWARDS
Nominate a coach, school, or program today!

 

Process:Anyone with knowledge of the candidate/program can nominate - cheerleaders, parents, coaches, administrators, etc. After the closing of online submissions, all nominations will be collected and presented to the WSCCA awards committee to vote on finalists for each category. Finalists will then be presented to the full WSCCA board to select winners based on several factors, including, but not limited to, the number and caliber of nomination descriptions. If needed, supplementary information and interviews will be requested to gain additional insight on candidates. 

 

Please note the Awards Committee consists of the Committee Chair and select WSCCA Board Members. Those on the committee that have a personal connection to nominees or are nominated themselves must recuse themselves from discussion of that category. 

Scholastic, College, and Rec Coach of the Year

  • Nominee must be a current WSCCA member in good standing.

  • Nominee must have a minimum total 6 years of cheer coaching experience.

  • Nominee must be an active coach for the current school year 23-24.

  • Nominee has developed the image, reputation, and ability to inspire fellow coaches, and/or athletes.

  • Nominee must have maintained a substantial record of service to the cheer community, as well as helped to further educate coaches, athletes, and WSCCA members with emphasis on teaching and coaching.

  • Nominee must have maintained a substantial record of service and promotion toward the growth of the sport.  

 

Scholastic and Rec Assistant Coach of the Year

  • Nominee must be a current WSCCA member in good standing.

  • Nominee must be an active assistant coach for the current school year 23-24.

  • The head coach of the program must sign off on the nomination. (The head coach must be a current member of the WSCCA.)  

  • Nominee can be an assistant coach that serves as a head coach for another sport outside of cheer.

 

Rec Junior Coach of the Year

  • Nominee must be an active junior coach during the 23-24 rec season.

  • The head coach of the program must sign off on the nomination. (The head coach must be a current member of the WSCCA.)

  • Junior coach nominee can serve as a member of scholastic middle/high school team, but not an active member of the recreation organization in which they are coaching.

 

Scholastic AD and Rec Administrator of the Year

  • Nominee must have been with the school/program for at least 3 years.

  • Nominee demonstrates commitment, cooperation, and allegiance in promoting excellence with in the cheer community.

  • Nominee demonstrates a commitment to professional development and mentoring of their cheer coaching staff.

  • Nominee serve as a positive role mode

  • Nominee demonstrate leadership and vision in the growth of the cheer program.

  • Nominee is committed to the education and welfare of their student-athletes.

Scholastic and Rec Rising Star

  • Nominee must an active coach within the first 5 years with their school/program.

  • Nominee has shown ongoing and exceptional growth in the art of cheer coaching and leadership

  • Nominee has contributed to the cheer community through coach and service.

  • Nominee has made a positive and lasting impact in their local/extended cheer community.

 

Scholastic, College, and Rec Program of the Year

  • Program nominee has the same head coach/coaching staff for the last 5 years.

  • Program nominee has contributed to their community by participating in at least 2 team service projects.

  • Program nominee has displayed a fearless tenacity and has defy limitations through leadership, perseverance, dignity.

  • Program nominee has displayed a commitment to overcome obstacles in pursuit of program goals.

Member of the Year

  • Nomination is required and can only be made by members in good standing on WSSCA Board. All nominations are confidential and must be forwarded to the WSSCA Awards Committee for consideration.

  • Nominee must have been an active member for at least 3 years.

  • Nominee must be a current WSCCA member in good standing.

  • Nominee must have demonstrated a continuing interest in and support of the WSCCA through the contribution of time, talent, or resources to the purpose and objectives of the Association.

  • Nominee must have a record of attendance (or provided proxy) at all scheduled WSCCA Board meetings.

  • Nominee must have a record of attending and/or serving at a minimum of 2 WSCCA activities/events, such as Conference, Last State Qualifier, etc.

  • Nominee must have a record of serving or personally contributing to at least 1 committee established by the WSCCA Board.

Hall of Fame

  • Nomination is required and can only be made by members in good standing on WSSCA Board. All nominations are confidential and must be forwarded to the WSSCA Awards Committee for consideration.

  • Nominee must have served the cheer community for a minimum of 8 years.

  • Nominee must have been a previous WSCCA award winner in any category other than Hall of Fame.

  • Nominee must have demonstrated a continuing interest in and support of the WSCCA and Washington State Cheer Community through the contribution of time, talent, or resources.

Award winners must be members of the WSCCA (with the exception of the administrator categories). You may vote for more than one category in separate submissions.  The following is the comprehensive list of awards:

 

Rec Coach of the Year

Rec Assistant Coach of the Year

Rec Rising Star*

Rec Program of the Year*

Rec Administrator of the Year**

*For coaches in year 1-3 of their career

**Anyone part of a program's board or operations that is exceptional.  Example: president, vice president, athletic director, etc.

 

Scholastic Coach of the Year

Scholastic Assistant Coach of the Year

Scholastic Rising Star*

Scholastic Program of the Year

Scholastic Athletic Director of the Year

*For coaches in year 1-3 of their career

 

WSCCA Member of the Year

Questions?  Contact Awards@wscca.org
Award Nomination Form  

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