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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - USA Archery is excited to announce that Stanley Cheng has been named the 2016 USA Archery Collegiate Archery Program Coach of the Year! UCLA's Cheng was selected from the prestigious pool of Regional Coaches of the Year.
Coach Cheng was recognized for his tremendous efforts to grow the sport of archery at the college level and incredible achievements for his club and archers at the 2016 U.S. National Outdoor Collegiate Championships awards banquet.
USA Archery's Collegiate Archery Program has seen tremendous growth this year, and Cheng shared this enthusiasm saying: "I'm extremely honored to win this award. I'm very proud of how hard my team has worked this year and I share this award with them."
"Thanks to Coach Stan's mentorship, our club consistently brings a full team of competitors, many of whom try archery for the first time in college, who contribute to the fun and exciting atmosphere of our tournaments," shared Cheng's students. "
Recent success of our competitive team, which placed fourth nationally, include four gold medals, one bronze medal [from 2015 NOCC] and nine Academic All-American archers."
Beginning in March, Collegiate Archery Program Clubs submitted nominations for Regional Coaches of the Year. Each club was eligible to submit one vote for the coaches in their respective region. Regional Coach of the Year winners were named as finalists for the National Coach of the Year Award. Each club was then eligible to submit one vote for the National Coach of the Year.
We share our sincerest congratulations with Stanley Cheng on the National Collegiate Coach of the Year Award. In appreciation of continued dedication and leadership in the USA Archery Collegiate Archery Program,
For more information on the Collegiate Archery Program, click here or contact [email protected].
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