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  • in MCA Multisports Clinic, News from Executive Director, Press Release

    2019 MCA Awards Program

    MCA Annual Awards Ceremony is part of the MCA Clinic on Thursday, August 1st at 11:30 am.  All in attendance are welcome to join us for lunch directly afterward. Notable, among many awards, are our 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees, Terry Bakken – Shields Valley (awarded posthumously), Paul Edwards – Columbus and Bob Howard – Great...
  • in Coach of the Year, News from Executive Director, Press Release

    Three Montana Coaches receive National Honors

    Montana Coaches Association MEDIA RELEASE Don Olsen, MCA Executive Director, is pleased to announce that 3 Montana Coaches received National Coach of the Year honors at the National High School Athletic Coaches (NHSACA) annual convention in Bismarck, North Dakota on Wednesday, June 26th: Susan Loeffler, T&F coach of 45 years, was named the Nati...
  • in Coach of the Year, News from Executive Director, Press Release

    Montana Coaches Association Media Release

    MCA is pleased to announce that the following coaches were voted by their fellow MCA members, as “MCA Coach of the Year” in their respective spring sport.  They will be honored at the MCA Awards Program, in conjunction with the MCA All-Sport Coaches Clinic, on August 1st, 2019 at the C M Russell High Auditorium...
  • in News from Executive Director, Press Release

    2019 Winter Coach of the Year Awards

    April 26, 2019 Montana Coaches Association Media Release MCA is pleased to announce that the following coaches were selected, by a vote of member coaches, as “Coach of the Year” for their respective 2018-19 winter sport. They will be honored at the 2019 MCA Awards Ceremony, at 11:30 on August 1st at CMR High in...
  • in Coach of the Year, News from Executive Director, Press Release

    2019 MCA Hall of Fame Inductees

                The Montana Coaches Association is pleased to announce that 3 Montana coaches will be inducted into the MCA Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will be a part of the 11:30 MCA Awards Ceremony (in conjunction with the MCA Coaches Clinic), on Thursday, August 1, 2019, in the CMR High Auditorium. Family and friends...
  • in MCA Newsletter

    Winter 2019 Newsletter

    Coaches, Attached is the Winter 2019 newsletter. Please note that hard copies will no longer be mailed out. A few highlights: 2019 MCA clinic speakers announced Coach and AD Magazine subscriptions Scholarship deadlines upcoming Click here to download...
  • in Coach of the Year, News from Executive Director, Press Release

    Montana coaches selected as Finalists for National Coach or AD of the Year

    The Montana Coaches Association is pleased to announce that the following 13 Montana Coaches and one Athletic Director have been selected as “Finalists” for National Coach or AD of the Year, by the National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA): Liz Flikkema Athletic Director Manhattan Christian Jeffrey Anderson Boys’ Assistant Flathead...
  • in News from Executive Director, Press Release

    Ron Jones to be inducted into NHSACA

    Montana Coaches Association is pleased to announce that long-time Missoula Hellgate coach, Ron Jones, will be inducted into the National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA) HALL OF FAME at their annual convention in Bismarck, ND. The Hall of Fame Luncheon will be held at noon on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at the R...
  • in Uncategorized

    Why I Give: an impact beyond measure

    by Mark Reed Every year, this season reminds me of the impact coaches have on athletes.  In my particular case, Ralph Halverson, my high school track coach, left an impact on me that is beyond measure.  He helped me learn that we can all achieve more than we think.  He taught me that we can...
  • in News from Executive Director, Press Release

    2018 Fall Coach of the Year Awards

    December 19, 2018 Montana Coaches Association Media Release MCA is pleased to announce that the following coaches were selected, by a vote of member coaches, as “Coach of the Year” for their respective 2018 fall sport. They will be honored at the 2018 MCA Awards Ceremony, at 11:30 on August 1st at CMR High in Great...
  • in MCA Newsletter

    Fall 2018 Newsletter

    Coaches, Attached is the Fall 2018 newsletter. A few highlights: MCA Membership update – did you know that 60+ schools pay the dues or clinic fees for their coaches! 2018 Clinic Reflections MSU Hall of Fame Display Update Click here to download...
  • in MCA Multisports Clinic

    51st Annual Multi-sports Clinic Brochure now available

    The MCA Clinic – August 1st, 2nd and 3rd, 2018 will feature another amazing lineup of guest speakers and clinicians. Newly added speakers: Jim Miller – Wrestling – Wartburg College Don Don Williams – Softball – North Idaho College Mike Miller – Softball – Helena Capital #LovingLifeAsACoach’sWife ̵...
  • in News from Executive Director, Press Release

    National Award Winners

    Don Olsen, MCA Executive Director, is pleased to announce that the following awards were presented this week at the National High School Athletic Coaches (NHSACA) annual convention in Sioux Falls, South Dakota: Bob Raeth, 47-year coaching veteran, was named the National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA) 2018 “Assistant Boys Coach of...
  • in News from Executive Director, Press Release

    2017-18 MCA Scholarship Recipients Announced

    Montana Coaches Association is pleased to announce that the following 2018 High School graduates are MCA scholarship recipients. They will be awarded at the MCA Awards Ceremony in the Great Falls CMR High Auditorium at 11:30 on August 2nd, in conjunction with the MCA All-Sport Coaches Clinic (Aug 1st-3rd). MCA is proud to honor these...
  • in Coach of the Year, Press Release

    2017-18 MCA Special Awards Announced

    MCA is pleased to announce that the following coaches have been selected for special awards that will be presented at the annual MCA Awards Ceremony on August 2nd, 2018 at CMR High Auditorium in Great Falls in conjunction with the MCA All-Sport Coaches Clinic. MCA Assistant Coaches of the Year Robin Smith Bridger Class C...
  • in Coach of the Year, Press Release

    Spring Coach of the Year Awards Announced

    MCA is pleased to announce that the following coaches were voted by their fellow MCA members, as “MCA Coach of the Year” for their respective sport.  They will be honored at the MCA Awards Program, in conjunction with the MCA All-Sport Coaches Clinic, on August 2nd, 2018 at the CM Russell High Auditorium in Great...
  • in MCA Newsletter

    Spring 2018 Newsletter

    Coaches, Attached is the Spring 2018 newsletter. A few highlights: MCA Board Rotation 2018 Clinic updates Click here to download...
  • in Hall of Fame, Press Release

    MCA 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees

    The Montana Coaches Association is proud to announce the induction of six new Hall of Fame Members in 2018. Congratulations to these 6 long-serving, outstanding coaches! Craig Finberg Posthumously – Dillon Larry Lucero Retired – Great Falls Pat Lynch Manhattan Bob Owen Polson Linda Paull Helena Daniel Weber Retired – Missoula Loyo...
  • in Hall of Fame, Press Release

    Shirley Chesterfield-Stanton to be inducted

    Montana Coaches Association is pleased to announce that long-time Helena Capital coach, Shirley Chesterfield-Stanton will be inducted into the National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA) HALL OF FAME at their annual convention’s Hall of Fame Luncheon, to be held at noon June 26, 2018, in Sioux Falls, SD.  Friends and family are invit...
  • in Coach of the Year, Press Release

    2018 Winter COY Announcement

    MCA is pleased to announce that the following coaches were selected, by a vote of member coaches, as “Coach of the Year” for their respective 2018 winter sport. They will be honored at the 2018 MCA Awards Ceremony, at 11:30 on Aug. 2nd at CMR HS in Great Falls.   Boys’ Basketball AA John Cislo...

MCA Annual Awards Ceremony is part of the MCA Clinic on Thursday, August 1st at 11:30 am.  All in attendance are welcome to join us for lunch directly afterward.

Notable, among many awards, are our 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees, Terry Bakken – Shields Valley (awarded posthumously), Paul Edwards – Columbus and Bob Howard – Great Falls High.

Click to view the Awards Program.

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