THE MOST VALUABLE COACHES IN THE COUNTRY HAVE BEEN SELECTED

1,483 were nominated, 50 were chosen, 15 advanced and now you've decided which among them are the Most Valuable Coaches in the country. These coaches go far and beyond the Xs and Os. They've not only made an impact on their players and their teams, but also on their communities. Congratulations to Allan Trimble and Doug Smith, the Most Valuable Coaches in the country who earned $5,000 for their schools. Browse their stories and tune in on January 1st, 2017 at 1PM EST to see them honored at the Under Armour All-America Game live on ESPN.

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HOW IT WORKS
Phase
1
SEP 9 - OCT 3
Nominate your coach. Top 50 coaches announced OCT 4.
Phase
2
OCT 4 - OCT 17
Vote for a coach in the Top 50. Final 15 coaches announced OCT 20.
Phase
3
OCT 20 - NOV 18
Vote for a coach in the Final 15. 2 winners honored JAN 1.

HERE'S TO THE COACHES WHO LEAD BY EXAMPLE, STRENGTHEN THEIR TEAMS AND CONNECT THEIR COMMUNITIES

At U.S. Cellular®, we know how important it is to have a strong connection in the Middle of Anywhere. That's why we've built our network to work where others don't, and that's also why we're proud to honor these local coaches through our Most Valuable Coach program.

The Top 50 coaches and Final 15 coaches were featured and voted for on this site, and the top two will be honored at the Under Armour All-America Game live on ESPN, plus earn $5,000 for their schools.