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March 22, 2013
THSLL District Coach of the Year & Assistant Coach of the Year
These awards honor those coaches who exemplify the ideals of the game within the THSLL. These awards are intended to recognize the individuals overall coaching performance and contribution, not just coaching wins — although they may be considered.

Each District (Central, North, San Antonio and South) shall select an honoree during their respective District THSLL Awards Selection Meeting at the conclusion of the THSLL season. These honorees will automatically be candidates for the Texas Area US Lacrosse Coach of the Year & Assistant Coach of the Year to be voted on by the Texas Area All-American Selection Committee.

1. This award is only available to Varsity Head Coaches and Varsity Assistant Coaches;
2. The winner must be a member in good standing with US Lacrosse;
3. Nominees must demonstrate outstanding sportsmanship on and off the field at all times;
4. Nominees must demonstrate excellent rapport with officials, other coaches and his own players at all times;
5. Nominee did the most with what he had;
6. Co-Varsity coaches from an Area will not be recognized

THSLL District Persons of the Year
Each District (Central, North, San Antonio and South) shall select a THSLL District Person of the Year award honoree whose individual whose dedication, commitment, and support of lacrosse and its ideals extends beyond his/her specific Member Team. These honorees will automatically be candidates for the Texas Area US Lacrosse Man of the Year (though it could be a woman) to be voted on by the THSLL Executive Committee. Nominees shall meet the following criteria:

1. Nominees can be active coaches, but overall contribution to lacrosse beyond his/her Program is the primary criteria for selection.
2. Nominations should include a biographical sketch, including years of lacrosse involvement and his/her contributions to the game.

THSLL Commissioner’s Awards

These awards honor THSLL players who exemplify the ideals of sportsmanship, competition and character both on and off the field, and shall be selected by the THSLL Commissioner. Any senior player in the THSLL is eligible. These awards are strictly a THSLL awards and are not affiliated with US Lacrosse.

The THSLL Drew Webb and Earl Bill Commissioner Awards are given at the discretion of the Commissioner and are not necessarily annual awards.

Eligibility Guidelines:
Coach of the Year & Assistant Coach of the Year
1. This award is only available to Varsity Head Coaches and Varsity Assistant Coaches;
2. The winner must be a member in good standing with US Lacrosse;
3. Nominees must demonstrate outstanding sportsmanship on and off the field at all times;
4. Nominees must demonstrate excellent rapport with officials, other coaches and his own players at all times;
5. Nominees did the most with what he had;
6. Co-Varsity coaches from an Area will not be recognized.

Person of the Year
1. Nominees can be active coaches, but overall contribution to lacrosse beyond his/her Program is the primary criteria for selection;
2. Nominations should include a biographical sketch, including years of lacrosse involvement and his/her contributions to the game.

Voting Process
1. Nominations for each of the District level awards are submitted to the League Administrator per the timeline- • Nominations and supporting documentation due April 15, 2013 for Coach of the Year, Asst. Coach of the Year, Person of the Year, Academic All American
2. League Administrator submits to each District Coordinator the nominations for their District;
3. Nominations are presented to the District Coordinators for each Division per the timeline;
4. The District Coordinators meet and select the awardees;
5. Any tie-breaker necessary within a District would be broken by the District Coordinator;

March 22, 2013
All-American
Currently US Lacrosse awards eight (8) players in the THSLL the honor of All-American (AA).

Player eligibility guidelines
1. Players under consideration must be members of US Lacrosse.
2. Players selected must be selected to a District’s All-State Team before he is eligible for All-American.
3. Players from all THSLL Division I and II Teams are eligible for consideration for All-American awards. Players must be a member in good standing with US Lacrosse;
4. Post high school graduates who continue to compete for a high school program are NOT eligible to be considered for All-American.
5. Players may not be both All-American and Academic All-American.

Selection process
1. Nominations from each District will be completed at the end of THSLL season District meetings when the All-State Teams have been selected;• AA/AAA nominations and support information by April 22,2013
2. There is no limit on the number of players a District can nominate;
3. The standard set over the years has been that our AA nominees are our very best players;

Selection Committee

1. An All-American Selection Committee is created consisting of 10 voting coaches, 2 from each Division I District, and 1 from each Division II District
2. Each Division’s pool of coaches within each District will select its coaches to be on the Selection Committee;
3. It is recommended that coaches that serve on the Committee be very experienced, possibly having coached summer all star teams from Texas and inter-District and inter-Divisional games;
4. Members of the Selection Committee will be voted to serve terms by their peer District coaches in each Division I or II;
5. Terms are two years and one year to ensure Committee continuity;
6. A member may not serve more than two consecutive terms, but may serve more than once;
7. Terms run from October 1st and expire on September 30th;
8. Terms are to be staggered, and initial terms determined by lot;
9. The Texas Area Chair for US Lacrosse will serve two-year terms, with a limit of two consecutive terms, but may serve more than once. The Texas Area Chair will be selected by the Committee.

Voting process
1. Voting will be done during a conference call consisting of the 11 participants;
2. Coaches with nominated players will present the nominations to the Committee during the conference call;
3. Coaches with nominated players may be on the Committee.
4. The voting coaches count for one vote each
5. The US Lacrosse Area Chair only votes in the case that a tie needs to be broken.

Academic All-American

Currently US Lacrosse awards four (4) players in the THSLL the honor of Academic All-American. Each District can be awarded one (1) Academic All-American (Central, North, San Antonio and South).

Eligibility Guidelines
Academic All-American
1. Players may come from any THSLL Member Varsity Team;
2. Nominations for selection should be made in writing prior per the THSLL Timetable;• Nominations and supporting documentation due April 15, 2013 for Coach of the Year, Asst. Coach of the Year, Person of the Year, Academic All American
3. Players selected for All-American may not be considered for Academic All-American;
4. Nominated players must be seniors;
5. A school transcript and resume must accompany the nomination;
6. Any player that has received a diploma from a secondary school will not be eligible for Academic All-American status during post-graduate study.


Central Super Regionals
Westwood High School
12400 Mellow Meadow ,Austin, TX 78750
Saturday April 26th and Sunday April 27th
Game times to be determined

North Super Regionals
Southlake Stadium
1085 S. Kimball Avenue, Southlake, TX 76092
Saturday April 26th and Sunday April 27th
Game times to be determined

2014 State Championship
Friendswood High School
Henry Winston Stadium
702 Greenbrier, Friendswood, Tx. 77546
Saturday, May 3rd and Sunday May 4th
Game times to be determined