The November MCA newsletter is now available. Download and/or read here: MCA Newsletter Nov 2014. Please read the newsletter, which has lots of timely information. The 2015 MCA Clinic dates, and much more, are included in this newsletter. Of course, contact us with any questions or comments, etc.
Clinic dates: July 29, 30, & 31, 2015.
Online registration will be available in May.
June 8, 2014
The following Coaches were selected by a vote of fellow MCA coaches as
“Coach of the Year” for their respective spring sports:
Boys’ Spring Golf
B Don Buechler – Columbus
C Wayne Cahoon – Seeley-Swan
Girls’ Spring Golf
B Pete Robischon – Broadwater (Townsend)
C Karl Koontz – Belt
Boys’ Track & Field
AA Dan Nile – Missoula Big Sky
A John Stromberg – Hamilton
B John Sillitti – Manhattan
C Bret Thompson – Charlo
Girls’ Track & Field
AA Jerry Weik – Billings Senior
A Spencer Huls – Corvallis
B Denise Montgomery – Plains
C Michael Haines – Seeley-Swan
Girls’ Special Sports
Thom MacLean – Chinook (B-C Tennis)
Boys’ Special Sports
Gayle Yamasaki – Missoula Loyola (B-C Tennis)
From Executive Director Don Olsen:
Please see the attached media release for the Coach of the Year winners for Winter Sports. Congratulations to the winners!
From Executive Director Don Olsen:
Please see the attached media release on the 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees. The award ceremony will be held July 31, 2014, at the annual MCA All-Sports Clinic. Congratulations Clayton Hornung, Richy Powell, and Doug Robison.
From Executive Director Don Olsen, please read the attached media release regarding the most recent NHSACA finalists for awards and inductee, John Cheek. Congratulations to all!
One of Montana’s most successful and well known track and field coaches (and longtime member of the MCA), John Cheek, will be inducted into the National High School Athletic Coaches Association’s Hall of Fame on June 17, 2014 at Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Coach Cheek is only the fourth track and field coach in Montana history to receive this prestigious award and he is the first one to represent smaller Class B and C schools. Read more on page 2 of the attached media release.
Media Release 12/12/2013 from Don Olsen, MCA Executive Director
For information on the winners of Fall 2013 Coach of the Year, please see the attached COY Media Release. Congratulations to the winners!
For the latest MCA newsletter, please see the attached: MCA Newsletter | Nov. 2013
Here’s a super opportunity for educational opportunities at the Summer 2014 NHSACA Clinic in Jackson Hole, WY. The NHSACA is proud of their educational opportunities and we are pleased to bring this event to the attention of our MCA members. We recently heard from Ted Schroeder, the Executive Director of the Wyoming Coaches Association, who is proud that Jackson Hole will be hosting the NHSACA Clinic this summer, 2014.
Take special note of the 5-5-5 opportunities: 5 graduate credits, within 5 days, for $500! And in beautiful Jackson Hole… This deal is available for attendees who sign up before 3/1/14.
Please see the attached brochure NHSACA Clinic in Jackson Hole, Summer ’14 for specifics.
For more info, contact:
Ted Schroeder, Executive Director
Wyoming Coaches Association
1823 Walnut St.
Rock Springs, WY 82901
The Montana Coaches Association is set up to accept online membership registration and payment. We think this is good news for many reasons, mainly the cost savings to our organization. Go to the Membership page of our website for more – or to submit your registration. P.S. Remind your fellow coaches to ‘follow’ the MCA website to get the latest posts! And – we are on Facebook! We’re pleased that we’ve had over 10,000 hits to this website since it went live in April.