Athlete of the Year Selection Guidelines

Cross Country






            Member coaches of the Texas Girls Coaches Association have the privilege


of nominating an outstanding athlete to be named as Athlete of the Year in Cross


Country.   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, Coach of the Year, and All-Star Coach honors.



All nomination forms must be sent to TGCA by:


*      Submitting online at www.austintgca.com

*      Mailing to TGCA at P.O. Box 2137, Austin, TX  78768

*      Faxing to TGCA at 512-708-1325




            Nominees must fulfill the following requirements:


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


            2.         Be an outstanding athlete in Cross Country;


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



            The Athletes of the Year will be selected for Cross Country at the Cross Country State Meet; one athlete from a 1A-2A-3A-4A school and one athlete from a 5A-6A school.




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

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