Western Branch Track and Field Coach, Claude Toukene is the only Hampton Roads coach in USA TODAY’s High School Sports America’s Best Coach contest.
There will be one round of voting, which will start on June 15, 2015 at Noon ET and end July 24, 2015 at 2 p.m. ET.
A total of 24 coaches have been selected to participate. That group includes coach of the year honorees as part of the American Family Insurance ALL-USA program and honorees from other organizations such as the National High School Coaches Association and the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
First Place: The Athletic Dept. of the high school will receive $1,000
Second Place: The Athletic Dept. of the high school will receive $500
Third Place: The Athletic Dept. of the high school will receive $250
About the “Best Of” Contest Series:
More than 3,500 schools have been involved in at least one of the America’s Best contests, with past champions hailing from Virginia, Missouri, Vermont, Illinois, Kentucky, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Kansas.