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Call for Nominations: Coach and Judge of the Year

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A message from the secretary of the MFA, D’arcy Robinson:

It is that time of year again; we need to vote on a Coach of the Year and Judge of the Year.

Coach of the Year

For each candidate you choose to nominate, please write a short descriptor as to why the person deserves the award (optional).

We have the following criteria that we have used in the past:

The Coach of the Year Award is open to any and all forensics coaches of the MFA. Nominees should be distinguished by the following characteristics:

  • Integrity
  • Sportsmanship
  • Participation
  • Contributions
  • Success of Program
  • Leadership
  • Longevity

Nominations should be submitted before the State Tournament by Jan. 20, 2015 to the secretary ([email protected]) and an official ballot will be sent to the membership. Voting will take place at the state tournament.

Judge of the Year

For the judge of the year award, a brief descriptor should also accompany the nomination. Criteria to consider could be the:

  • Versatility of the judge
  • Appropriateness of comments
  • Commitment to the activity

This is a wonderful opportunity to recognize some very deserving individuals.