July 9, 2024 — United States Coach of the Yr, the nominees

The US Coach of the Yr Award is given to a head coach or co-head coaches who made a noticeable distinction within the efficiency of a scholastic lacrosse workforce in a selected season. The teaching efficiency isn’t restricted to progress made within the 12 months which the award is given.

Listed below are this 12 months’s nominees:

Tim Bosco, Olentangy Liberty (Ohio) — Fifth-year head coach guided to the Patriots to the primary championship the varsity has ever gained in a workforce sport

Kim Frantz, Higher Moreland (Pa.) — Regardless of a robust historical past in women’ lacrosse, it’s notable that Frantz was capable of information this workforce to win a PIAA state playoff recreation. With the win Higher Moreland turned solely the second workforce from Decrease Bucks County to win a state event recreation

Michael Haight, Olney Good Counsel (Md.) — After a decade and a half as head coach, he may need had his best workforce. Falcons had an undefeated report and a win within the WCAC championship, however the eye-popping end result was a Spring Fling win over a great Bethesda Stone Bridge (Md.) facet

Skip Harris, Essex (Vt.) — Took over two years in the past after the workforce gained just one recreation and introduced the facet to the state championship

Sonorah Hunter, Denver Colorado Academy (Colo.) — Former Denver College participant was capable of preserve CA’s place on the high of the heap in Colorado’s 5A bracket, beating some formidable groups throughout the 2024 season

Gary Jensen, Sayville (N.Y.) — Got here out of a tricky space of the state (Lengthy Island) and gained its first state championship with a 9-5 win over Rye (N.Y.)

Carrington King, Charlottesville St. Anne’s-Belfield (Va.) — Taking classes from final 12 months’s season, the Saints beat Alexandria St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes (Va.) within the VISAA state remaining

Darcy Messina, South Huntington St. Anthony (N.Y.) — Took a proficient workforce on a season-long ramble via league and intersectional video games and completed with an undefeated season

Helen McCutcheon Oliver, Chatham (N.J.) — Gained a 3rd straight state championship; on all three events, the Cougars beat a South Jersey legacy powerhouse. In 2024, they bested Moorestown (N.J.)

Amy Orcutt, Tredyffrin Conestoga (Pa.) — A resilient Pioneer workforce acquired by Radnor (Pa.) within the state remaining after shedding to the Raptors twice within the common season

Jenny Tran, Arlington Yorktown (Va.) — Having gained the 2022 state title, quite a few gamers left to focus on soccer, however the workforce bounced again to win the VHSL championship over longtime energy Fairfax James Robinson (Va.)

Kristin Woods, New Canaan (Conn.) — In one of the vital aggressive leagues in the US, New Canaan was capable of beat its principal rival, Darien, twice in 4 weeks to take two main trophies

The recipient shall be introduced July 25.

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