MSHSNSCA Award Nominees 2009-2010
Voting for the Coach, Assistant Coach and Volunteer of the Year will be conducted at the MSHSL State Meet Coaches Association Meeting at 4:30 pm in the Gold Room at the Giants Ridge Ski Lodge. Only members of the MSHSNSCA will be eligible to vote.
No Nominations Received
Section 2 Nominations
Section 2 Volunteer of the Year
Volunteer of the Year Nicole Lepinski section 2
Nicole was a volunteer for the Maple Grove Nordic Ski Team this year. Nicole began skiing as a junior at Maple Grove and competed at Michigan Tech until her graduation last year. We got a call from her before the season started this year to see if we might need some help coaching.
From day one, Nicole was there. She helped with everything from leading workouts, teaching technique, taking times, waxing skis, last minute shopping trips for wax and keeping the athletes happy and excited for the season. Nicole works full time nights in the medical field, but always found a way to get to practice or gave us lots of notice on the rare occasion that she was unable to show up. Nicole made adjustments to her personal life to add value to the Maple Grove team and ultimately the lives of the athletes she worked with.
Nicole has a great personality and work ethic. She knows how to have fun while staying focused on the task of leading skiers to their potential. The athletes enjoyed her involvement with the team and accepted her right from the start as an integral part of our staff. Many skiers on the team attribute the improvements they