The 2017 High School Cross Country Coaches of the Year which are voted on by the members of the SDCCTFCA have been released.
One local coach was able to win coach of the year for their area and that is Sully Buttes Head Coach Mary Sieck. This year the Sully Buttes girls cross country team was able to qualify for the state cross country meet and finished in sixth place.
Here are the rest of the winners of coach of the year:
Area 1B – Don Ray of Deubrook Area
Area 1A – Charles Hruby of Webster Area
Area 2B – Tom Brantner of James Valley Christian
Area 2A – Luke VanderLeest of Sioux Falls Christian
East AA Girls – Larry Beesley of Brandon Valley
East AA Boys – Shane Reilly of Sioux Falls Washington
Area 3B – Larry Buffington of Gayville/Volin
Area 3A – Jayd Schuyler of Winner
Area 4B – Mary Sieck of Sully Buttes
Area 4A – Royce Wuertzer of St. Thomas More
West AA Girls – Bill Martens of Aberdeen Central
West AA Boys – Jesse Coy of Rapid City Stevens