Each year USA Weekend (one of those small magazines you see in the local Sunday paper) — has a contest to nominate your favorite Youth Coach. (see attached PDF).
Now in its 17th year, the contest honors those dedicated individuals who help young athletes achieve excellence on and off the field. Coaches who work with children through high school are eligible. Seems like there are a number of excellentFIRST
Three winners are recognized at a Hall of Fame dinner and receive $1,000 for their charity.
Instructions are listed at the end of the article and the deadline is FEB 2, 2009. You can also enter online atusaweekend.com
If you are, or know, a Coaches who could fit the bill for this one!FIRST Coach/Mentor who you think should enter, please pass this along.
Also, because USA Weekend may not know ofFIRST as a sport…..please instruct anyone who enters the contest to describe FIRST as ‘a sport for the mind’ within their submission.