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Roche earned one of 10 $1,000 scholarships, Haaga named assistant coach of the year

PMG FILE PHOTO: TANNER RUSS - Jack Roche earned one of 10 $1,000 scholarships. Over 360 coaches and family members were honored Saturday, May 18, at the 2019 Oregon Athletic Coaches Association Awards Banquet. The banquet was highlighted with the presentation of several NFHS awards, including two national, 12 section 8, and two state Coaches of the Year awards. Ten $1,000 scholarships also were presented, eight of those to graduating sons and daughters of OACA members.

Wilsonville senior Jack Roche was a student-athlete scholarship award winner, and Tommy Haaga was named assistant coach of the year. Full award winners are listed below.

Student-athlete scholarship award winners:

¦ McKaylie Capps, Redmond HS

¦ Leslie Combs III, Mountain View

¦ Shawna Ingram, Hillsboro HS

¦ Mia Mayben, Cascade Christian HS

¦ Jessica Neal, Central Linn HS

¦ Alli Nyquist, Stayton HS

¦ Jayme Ramos, Baker HS

¦ Jack Roche, Wilsonville HS

¦ Nick Garcia, Centennial HS; OACA Director's & President's Scholarship Recipient

¦ Hailey Browning, Marshfield HS; Coach Dave Johnson Scholarship Recipient

Special awards:

¦ OACA Media Award: Mark Bailey, Bicoastal Media Columbia River; Phil Hawkins, Woodburn Independent

¦ OACA Officials of the Year: Michael Baker, Rogue Valley Football Officials Association; Tom Simshaw, Portland Basketball Officials Association

¦ Oregon Athletic Officials Association Meritorious Sportsmanship Award: Aimee Esplin, Adrian HS

¦ Assistant Coaches of the Year: Tyler Davis, Phoenix HS; Tommy Haaga, Wilsonville HS; Terry Newsom, Sunset HS; Tom Shaw, Hosanna Christian HS; Nikita Smith, Seaside HS; Marty Stallard, Marshfield HS; Patrick Tuia, Westview HS

¦ Middle School Coaches of the Year: Tevin Gianella, Nestucca SD; Austin Markee, LaCreole MS, Dallas

¦ Unified Sports Coaches of the Year: Abby Coleman, Forest Grove HS; Matt Parish, Elkton HS

¦ Community Service Award: B.G. Gould, Medford SD; Rich Ulring, Jesuit HS

¦ Power of Influence Award: Greg Lord, Lake Oswego HS

¦ Athletic Trainers of the Year: Blaire Buckley, Ashland HS; Kurt Smet, Cascade Christian HS

¦ OACA Dave Johnson Contributor Award: Craig Rothenberger, Junction City HS

¦ OACA Marv Heater Distinguished Service Award: Clark Sanders, Oregon Athletic Officials Association

Years of Service awards were announced and presented to coaches with 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 and 55 years of service.

2018-19 "COACHES OF THE YEAR" Plaques were presented to coaches in Baseball, Boys & Girls Basketball, Boys & Girls Cross Country, Football, Boys & Girls Golf, Boys & Girls Soccer, Softball, Boys & Girls Swimming, Boys & Girls Tennis, Boys & Girls Track & Field, Volleyball and Wrestling in each of the six classifications.*

2018-19 All sports winners were presented plaques:


¦ 1A: St. Paul HS

¦ 2A: Kennedy HS

¦ 3A: Catlin Gabel School

¦ 4A: Marist Catholic HS

¦ 5A: Crescent Valley HS

¦ 6A: Jesuit HS

For a complete list of NFHS sectional, state and national Years of Service and sport specific Coaches of the Year, please refer to the OACA website:

Any questions, please contact the Oregon Athletic Coaches Association office: Phone: 541-928-2700; Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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