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NDIAA announces National Champions for 2017 fall sports and individual awards

The National Deaf Interscholastic Athletic Association (NDIAA) announced National Champions, Player of the Year, and Coach of the Year awards for the 2017 fall season.

For this fall, NDIAA has made a change on recognizing soccer teams and players. In the past, a single national championship was awarded to programs that played either 11-man or 8-man formats. Starting this year, the team and individual awards are now separated by the two classifications.

Maryland 11-man FB
2017 11-Man Football National Champions
Maryland School for the Deaf (8-3)
Past NDIAA Championships: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016

GAshton
Player of the Year: 
Gareth Ashton, Texas School for the Deaf

JWerner
Player of the Year:
John Werner, Jr., Maryland School for the Deaf

PKulick
Coach of the Year: 
Paul Kulick, Alabama School for the Deaf

Kansas 8-man FB
2017 8-Man Football National Co-Champions

Kansas School for the Deaf (7-2)
Past NDIAA Championships: None

Mississippi 8-man FB-rev
2017 8-Man Football National Co-Champions

Mississippi School for the Deaf (8-0)
Past NDIAA Championships: 2013

KMeeks
Player of the Year: 
Kenmarkis Meeks, Mississippi School for the Deaf

RWard
Coach of the Year: 
Richard Ward, Kansas School for the Deaf

Texas D1 VB
2017 Division 1 Volleyball National Champions

Texas School for the Deaf (33-12-1)
Past NDIAA Championships: 2012, 2016

EGiuntoli
Player of the Year: 
Emma Giuntoli, Texas School for the Deaf

KPedersen
Coach of the Year: 
Karina Pedersen, California School for the Deaf, Fremont

Western Pennsylvania D2 VB-rev
2017 Division 2 Volleyball National Champions

Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf (26-6)
Past NDIAA Championships: 2016

MWelch
Player of the Year:
Madison Welch, Kansas School for the Deaf

christie-homell
Coach of the Year:
Christie Homell, Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf

Western Pennsylvania 11-man Soccer
2017 11-Man Soccer National Champions

Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf (16-6)
Past NDIAA Championships: 2008, 2016

DChristoffids
Player of the Year:
Dylan Christoffels, Marie Philip School

VWojton
Coach of the Year: 
Val Wojton, Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf

Rochester 8-man Soccer
2017 8-Man Soccer National Champions

Rochester School for the Deaf (10–6-2)
Past NDIAA Championships: 2012, 2013

LRuper
Player of the Year:
Levi Ruper, Rochester School for the Deaf

JDauldier
Coach of the Year:
Jason Dauldier, Pennsylvania School for the Deaf

Texas Boys CC
2017 Boys Cross Country National Champions

Texas School for the Deaf
Past NDIAA Championships: 2016

SCabera
Male Runner of the Year:
Sandi Ramos-Cabera, Oregon School for the Deaf

AWeaver
Female Runner of the Year:
Anabelle Weaver, Texas School for the Deaf

GCoughlan
Coach of the Year:
Greg Coughlan, Oregon School for the Deaf

*Photos courtesy of NDIAA.

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