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NDIAA announces National Champions for winter sports and individual awards

Photos courtesy of NDIAA

The National Deaf Interscholastic Athletic Association (NDIAA) announced National Champions, Player of the Year, and Coach of the Year awards for the 2015-2016 winter season. All-American awards will be announced soon.
D1 Boys Basketball Maryland
Division I Boys Basketball National Champions
Maryland School for the Deaf (24-6)
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Player of the Year: Noah Valencia, California School for the Deaf, Riverside
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Coach of the Year: Chris Hamilton, Texas School for the Deaf
D1 Girls Basketball Maryland
Division I Girls Basketball National Champions
Maryland School for the Deaf (26-3)
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Player of the Year: Adele Daniels, Maryland School for the Deaf
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Coach of the Year: Brian Sipek, Texas School for the Deaf
D2 Minnesota Boys
Division II Boys Basketball National Champions
Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf (18-10)
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Player of the Year: Agron Deski, New York School for the Deaf
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Coach of the Year: Lee Jones, Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf
D2 Girls Basketball Rochester
Division II Girls Basketball National Champions
Rochester School for the Deaf (9-8)
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Player of the Year: Brianna DiGiovanni, Rochester School for the Deaf
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Coach of the Year: Bill Estes, Ohio School for the Deaf
Wrestling Texas
Wrestling National Champions
Texas School for the Deaf (4-1)
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Wrestler of the Year: Andrew Todd, Indiana School for the Deaf
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Coach of the Year: Mike Estrada, California School for the Deaf, Fremont

## NDIAA was established in the summer of 2007 at the Athletic Directors' Conference in New Mexico. Athletic Directors from deaf schools throughout agreed to form NDIAA which would have a committee of Athletic Directors/Supervisors overseeing the selection process for team and individual awards. ##

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