The National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA) and the Wyoming Coaches Association (WCA) are pleased to announce that 12 Wyoming coaches have been chosen as finalists for the National High School Athletic Coaches Association National Coach of the Year.
The following Wyoming coaches have been selected as some of the best coaches in the United States in their respective sports:
Dick Edgcomb – Buffalo High School Soccer
Ron Kline – Campbell County High School Girls’ Cross Country
Josh Bott – Campbell County High School Swimming & Diving
Jim Shaffer – Cheyenne South High School Boys’ Basketball
Bruce Mowry – Cheyenne Central High School Boys’ Track & Field
Deb Murray – Niobrara County High School Girls’ Basketball
Jerry Carroll – Evanston High School Golf
Ray Bieber – Powell High School Tennis
Scott Smith – Powell High School Girls’ Track & Field
Charlie Williams – Moorcroft High School Wrestling
Ballard Johnson – Star Valley High School Assistant Boys’ COTY
Melissa Hoopman – Douglas High School Assistant Girls’ COTY
NHSACA is the oldest coaches association in the nation and has been recognizing national coaches of the year since 1978.