Maryvale's Golf Coach Cassie Sawyer Named One of 50 National Winners of the Positive Coaching Alliance’s (PCA) Double Goal Coach Award

Posted by Community Relations at 3/23/2016

P.E. and Health teacher, and Basketball and golf coach Cassie Sawyer has been named one of 50 national winners of the Positive Coaching Alliance’s (PCA) Double Goal Coach Award. PCA annually selects 50 youth and high school sports coaches from throughout the US who embody the ideals of a Double-Goal Coach, striving to win, while also pursuing the more-important goal of teaching life lessons through sports. The award includes $200 and the chance to accept the honor and serve as a panelist in Palo Alto, CA during the PCA’s national Youth Sports Awards Dinner and Auction. Some 2,400 nominations were received, before 150 National nominees were selected.  

Positive Coaching Alliance develops “Better Athletes, Better People,” through resources for youth and high school sports coaches, parents, administrators and student-athletes. They provide free audio/video material, tips and tools at their website and partner with 3,000 schools and youth sports organizations nationwide, including Phoenix Union, to create a positive, character-building youth sports culture.