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NDIAA announces National Champions for spring sports and athlete of the year awards

National Deaf Interscholastic Athletic Association (NDIAA) is thrilled to announce the results of our 6th annual Spring Sports selections: Baseball & Softball Player of the Year (POY), Coach of the Year (COY) and National Champions. The committee spent many hours on the selection process on each sport. The time invested was well worth it, for our excellent Deaf schools and fine athletes deserve to be recognized for their hard work, dedication, and achievements.

Softball
Coach of the Year - Justen Burns, Fremont
Player of the Year – Darriyan Thomas, Fremont
National Champions – Fremont

Baseball
Coach of the Year – Robert Connor, Riverside
Player of the Year – Paul Padilla, Fremont
National Champions - Fremont

It is NDIAA’s pleasure to make our 3rd annual exciting announcement for our 2012-13 Female and Male Division 1 & 2 Athlete of the Year. We had several excellent candidates and we recognized every athlete for their wonderful contribution to their school teams. Here is the list of recipients:

Division 1
Female – Darriyan Thomas, JR, Fremont
Male – Dalton Etkie, SR, Texas

Division 2
Female – Kori Koss, JR, Wisconsin
Male – Shaun Novella, SR, Minnesota

For more information, visit www.ndiaa.us

NDIAA announces All American selections for winter sports

partner ndiaaNational Deaf Interscholastic Athletic Association (NDIAA) is thrilled to announce the results of our 6th annual Winter Sports’ All American selections. The committee spent many hours on the selection process on each sport. The time invested was well worth it, for our excellent Deaf schools and fine athletes deserve to be recognized for their hard work, dedication, and achievements. 

Boys' Basketball All-Americans

Girls' Basketball All Americans

Wrestling All-Americans

NDIAA announces National Champions for winter sports

partner ndiaaNational Deaf Interscholastic Athletic Association (NDIAA) is thrilled to announce the results of our 6th annual Winter Sports Selections: National Champions, Player of the Year, and Coach of the Year below. The committee spent many hours on the selection process on each sport. The time invested was well worth it, for our excellent Deaf schools and fine athletes deserve to be recognized for their hard work, dedication, and achievements. NDIAA's All American per sport lists will be announced this week or next week.
 
Boys basketball:
Division 1
National Champion - Fremont
Coach of the Year - Tim Frelich, Model
Player of the Year - Dalton Etkie, Texas
 
Division 2
National Champoin – Rochester
Coach of the Year - Richard Keller, Missouri
Player of the Year - Matthew Velez, The Learning Center
 
Girls basketball:
Division 1
National Champion - Fremont
Coach of the Year - Oskar Schugg, Fremont
Player of the Year - Darriyan Thomas, Fremont
 
Division 2
National Champion - Rochester
Coach of the Year - David Del Pizzo, The Learning Center
Player of the Year – Kori Koss, Wisconsin
 
Wrestling
National Champion – Model
Coach of the Year – Bill Warnock, Indiana
Wrestler of the Year - Harold Ramirez, Model
 
The committee would like to thank the Athletic Directors and coaches for their utmost commitment to their athletes’ development, character and talent. The responses to the nomination forms this year has been overwhelming. We also have to recognize everyone as a winner on and off the field.
 
Congratulations on the accomplishments and with that, we forward to the upcoming Spring Sports season.

For team and invididual pictures, visit www.ndiaa.us

NDIAA announces All-Americans for 2012 fall sports

The National Deaf Interscholastic Athletic Association (NDIAA) has announced the selection of All-Americans first team, second team, and honorable metntions for the 2012 fall season. Congratulations to all individuals who were recognized on the field or court for their accomplishments and contribution to their teams. Visit the links below for the list of All-Americans.

2012 11-Man Football All-Americans

2012 8-Man Football All-Americans

2012 Volleyball All-Americans

2012 Soccer All-Americans

NDIAA announces National Champions for fall sports

NDIAA is thrilled to announce the results of our 6th annual Fall Sports Selections: National Champions, Player of the Year and Coach of the Year below. The committee spent many hours on the selection process on each sport. The time invested was well worth it, for our excellent Deaf schools and fine athletes deserve to be recognized for their hard work, dedication, and achievements. NDIAA's All American per sport lists will be announced next week.

Football
11-man
National Champions: California School of the Deaf, Fremont

Coach of the Year: Eric LeFors, Florida School for the Deaf and Blind

Player of the Year: Brian Freeman, California School for the Deaf, Fremont

8-man
National Champions: Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf and New Mexico School for the Deaf

Coach of the Year: Dan Gough, Mississippi School for the Deaf

Player of the Year: Shaun Novella, Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf

Volleyball
Division 1
Team of the Year: Indiana School for the Deaf and Texas School for the Deaf

Coach of the Year: RJ Kaufman, Texas School for the Deaf

Player of the Year: Jasmine Jeter, Indiana School for the Deaf

Division 2
National Champions: Minnesota State Academy of the Deaf

Coach of the Year: Steve Hubmer, Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf

Player of the Year: Payton Brown, Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf

Soccer
National Champions: Rochester School of the Deaf

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

Player of the Year: Tim Artinian, Rochester School for the Deaf

The committee would like to thank the Athletic Directors and coaches for their utmost commitment to their athletes' development, character and talent. The responses to the nomination forms this year has been overwhelming. We also have to recognize everyone as a winner on and off the field.

Congratulations on the accomplishments and with that, we forward to the upcoming winter season.

Minnesota football and volleyball named NDIAA national champions

The accolades just keep coming for the Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf volleyball team.

Thanks to a 23-3 season and their 11th straight Great Plains Schools for the Deaf championship, the Trojans have been named NDIAA’s Division II National Champions for the sixth straight season. Read full story.

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