Texas Girls Coaches Association


Texas Girls Coaches Association
Soccer Instructions and Guidelines



November 1st is the last date for soccer coaches to become a member of  TGCA and be eligible to nominate athletes for soccer honors and to receive honors themselves.


Monday noon prior to the State Soccer Tournament is the deadline for on-line nominations: 
Academic All-State, All-State, Legacy All-Star, Athlete of the Year and Coach of the Year.


Nominations can be submitted on-line or mailed to TGCA, P.O. Box 2137, Austin, TX, 78768.




Academic All-State Guidelines:


1.  Academic All-State athletes and support staff of that sport MUST BE GRADUATING


2.  Must have an overall GPA of 94 or above for grades 9 - 11. 

     (Do NOT submit a nomination if your athlete or support staff member does not meet this



     10 points may be added for weighted classes.

3.  Must be a varsity participant or support staff member in good standing, and be of good

     moral character.



All -State Nomination Guidelines:


1.  All-State players are NOT required to be SENIORS;

2.  Coaches may nominate as many players as they choose;

3.  Stats must be included;

4.  All conferences may have up to 50 athletes selected per conference for All-State honors.

5.  Final selection will be made by the Soccer Advisory Board.



Athlete of the Year Guidelines:


Nominees must fulfill the following requirements:


1.  May be selected from any grade level from 9-12;

2.  Be an outstanding athlete in her sport;

3.  Demonstrate positive character traits (honesty, loyalty, leadership, cooperative attitude).

4.  Final selection will be made by the Soccer Advisory Board.



Coach of the Year Guidelines:


1.  Only TGCA member varsity head coaches are eligible to nominate or win Coach of the Year.

     The head varsity coach of any athlete or support staff receiving an award must be a

     member in good standing by the membership nomination deadline.

     This also applies to Athlete of the Year honors.

2.  The final selection will be made by the Soccer Advisory Board;

3.  Each school can only nominate one coach;

4.  One coach will be selected from a 4A, 5A or 6A school.



TGCA Legacy All-Star Teams Selection Guidelines:

The standing committees for cross country, volleyball, basketball, track & field
softball and soccer will review submitted nominations from their region and division
for the Legacy All-Star team selections. The selections will be made from player
nominations submitted to TGCA by member coaches on or before the Monday
noon prior to the state tournament or meet of the particular sport. Selections will
be based on the following criteria:

1.  The nominated players must be graduating seniors.

2.  The Standing Committee will select the best twenty (20) nominees in the particular sport
in 4A-5A-6A.

3.  The high school head varsity coach must be a member of TGCA in good standing before
November 1st of that school year before the school is eligible to have an All-Star(s).

4.  A coach may nominate as many of their graduating senior players as desired.

5.  The TGCA Legacy All-Star team members in each sport will receive a certificate from the
TGCA recognizing their achievement of being named to the team. There will be no All-Star
game for these teams.

Revised by vote of the Board of Directors on June 1, 2014.

Revised by vote of the membership at the annual business meeting on July 10, 2014.

Revised by vote of the Board of Directors June 4, 2017.

Revised by vote of the Board of Directors June 6, 2021.





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