Coaches has it's own rewards, but some recognition (local, state or national) never hurt anyone.

The National High School Athletic Coaches Association has named its finalists for National Coach of the Year in various high school sports.

Seven Wyoming Coaches have been named a finalist.

Mark Campbell, Kelly Walsh - Assistant Boys (Track & Field)

Tom Krogman, Gillette - Assistant Girls (Track & Field)

Jim Gardner, Cheyenne East - Soccer

Rebecca Watson, Laramie - Special Sports (Nordic skiing)

Mark Meissler, Gillette - Tennis

Bob Harms, Lander - Boys Track and Field

Tom Hudson, Laramie - Swimming & Diving

The awards will be handed out sometime during summer 2016.