WAVE Represented in NCS Coach of the Year Nominations

Bradford Hancock

The NCS Coach of the Year awards will be announced at the North Carolina Swimming Awards Banquet on Saturday, Oct 2. In addition to the “Franke Bell” Senior Coach of the Year award and the NCS Age Group Coach of the Year award, a NCS Coach Leadership Award will be presented.

New Wave Swim Teams' Zach Murray and Bradford Hancock both earned automatic nominations for the Age Group Coach of the Year. Below are the automatic nominations for Senior COTY and Age Group COTY awards:

Age Group Coach of the Year Automatic Nominee

Zack Murray – New Wave Swimming
Bradford Hancock – New Wave Swimming
Russ Kasl – SwimMAC Carolina

Senior Coach of the Year Automatic Nominee
Bruce Marchionda – TAC Titans
Patrick Henry – SwimMAC Carolina
Terry Fritch – Life Time Fitness  

There are three automatic nominations for both Senior COTY and Age Group COTY, based on a coach’s highest nationally ranked swimmer in the respective age groups during the selection period (Sept 1, 2020-Aug 10, 2021). The Nominating Panel, made up of NCS BOD member coaches and athletes, may select two additional at-large nominees for both Senior COTY and Age Group COTY based on names submitted by NCS coaches.

Three NCS Coach Leadership Award nominees will also be selected by the Nominating Panel from the names submitted. You can use the following form to submit names to be considered, or email Steve Romito at [email protected]

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