FORTY YEAR AWARD

2013

 

 

BEV ARNOLD

JAY COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

 

Swimming Coach 33 years, Gymnastics Coach 22 years, Soccer Coach 10 years, Volleyball Coach 2 years, Tennis Coach 2 years, Assistant Athletic Director 3 years, ICGSA District 4 Swimming Coach of the Year 6 times, IHSSCA Sectional Coach of the Year 5 times, IHSSCA Runner-Up State Coach of Year 1990, ICGSA State Swimming Coach of the Year 2 times, Coached 6 individual NISCA Academic All Americans and 3 NISCA Team Scholar Academic All Americans, ICGSA District 4 Gymnastics Coach of the Year 2 times, Gymnastics Sectional Champions 2 times, numerous Individual regional qualifiers over 20 years, 5 individual state qualifiers, and 1 individual and 1 team All American, Serves on the NFHS Coaches Education Committee and was the first female coach in the nation to become a NFHS Level 1 Accredited Interscholastic Coach in 2009, Served on the ICGSA Executive Board since 1991 and has served in the positions of Gymnastics Committee, Gymnastics Poll, Gymnastics Academic All State Chairperson, Swimming Committee, Swimming Committee Chairperson, IIAAA Swimming Liaison, IHSAA State Meet Liaison, Treasurer, Financial Advisor, Hotel Management/Facilities Chairperson, Scholarship Chairperson, Academic All State Chairperson, 1st Vice-President, President in 2003-04 and 2005-06, and Past President, Developed our first Web Site, 1994 Recipient of the Carmen Moreschini/ICGSA Scholarship, ICGSA Twenty and Thirty Year Award Winner, Lifetime Member of ICGSA.

 

NANCY KIRSHMAN

COLUMBUS EAST HIGH SCHOOL

 

Gymnastics Coach 40 years, 14 Sectional and 12 Regional Championships, 12 Teams in State Finals, 1 State Runner-up, 1 State Championship -1990, Coached 5 IHSAA Mental Attitude Award Winners, 6 Individual State Champions, 5 Gymnasts have been selected to National High School Gymnastics Teams, 35 out of her 40 years coaching at Columbus East has been represented at the State Finals by individual gymnasts or a team finalist, Past ICGSA Gymnastics Committee Chairperson, Honored as the ICGSA District 4 Gymnastics Coach of the Year 13 times, ICGSA Twenty and Thirty Year Award Winner, Member of ICGSA.