The National High School Athletic Coaches Association recently announced that Bettendorf High School Girls Soccer Coach Todd Hornaday has been named a finalist for the National High School Athletic Coaches Association National Coach of the Year. Eight finalists from across the nation will be honored during The National Coach of the Year Awards Banquet which will take place at the National High School Athletic Coaches Association’s national convention in East Peoria, IL on the evening of June 21, 2017. The highlight of the banquet will be the naming of the NHSACA national coach of the year in nineteen recognized sports categories.
Coach Hornaday was selected for this national honor by the Iowa High School Coaches’ Association. This selection is based on longevity, service to high school athletics, honors, championship years, and winning percentage. The nominees and finalists are evaluated by experts in the field of coaching using a sport-specific rubrics to assign points in each category. The National High School Athletic Coaches Association is the oldest coaches association in the nation formed by coaches, for coaches, and has been recognizing national coaches of the year since 1978.
Hornaday's Past Recognition as BHS Girls Soccer Coach