Valley Athletic Association

2022 Traveling Coach of the Year



The purpose of VAA, as a non-profit, volunteer organization, is to benefit the youth in the communities of ISD 196 by providing a means of athletic and social development through organized sports. VAA’s goal is to recognize the importance of all participants and to conduct our programs in a manner that provides the opportunity for the development of all participants.


We want our coaches to follow the mission statement above and also follow the list of attributes below.


  • Respects for everyone involved in the game
  • Demonstrates good sportsmanship
  • Shows concern for the development of all their players and focuses on the ‘team’ aspect of the game
  • Is a positive role model
  •  Has the ability to improve the performance of the players and the team they coach
  • Listens to input from and provides feedback to the parent’s of their players as to the child’s progress
  • Prepares for and conducts well organized practices and games, involving all of the players on the team
  • Understands the rules of the sport
  • Creates a fun and enjoyable experience for the players
  • Follows the mission of the VAA

If you know a coach that exhibits these traits please complete the survey below. One coach will be selected by the board to receive the Paul Bronson award for coaches or a volunteer of the year award.