The Coaches Award has been a tradition since 1989 and is voted on by the Varsity Coaches. It is presented to the athlete who has demonstrated sportsmanship, leadership, a good work ethic and desire in practice and game situations.
This year’s recipient is Logan White. Logan has been a four year varsity tennis #1 singles player and was a captain her senior year. Freshman year the tennis team was the Greater Metro Conference Runner-up. She was named the Conference Player of the Year, was First Team All-Conference #1 Singles, First Team All-State and qualified for the WIAA Individual Singles State Tournament. Sophomore year the tennis team was again the Greater Metro Conference Runner-Up and was the WIAA Sectional Runner-Up. Logan was named Second Team All-Conference #1 Singles, WIAA Sectional Champion #1 Singles, First Team All-State, and placed 5th at the WIAA Individual Singles State Tournament. Junior year, the tennis team was the Greater Metro Conference Runner-up and the Conference Tournament Champion. Logan was First Team All-Conference #1 Singles, Greater Metro Conference Player of the Year, WIAA Sectional Runner-Up #1 Singles, First Team All-State and placed 5th at the WIAA Individual Singles State Tournament. Logan saved her best for her senior year as her team won the Greater Metro Conference Tournament Championship. She was named First Team All-Conference #1 Singles, GMC Player of the Year, WIAA Sectional Runner-Up #1 singles, and First Team All-State. Logan and her teammates were the WIAA Division-1 Team State Runner-Up and Logan was the Division-1 Individual State Singles Runner-Up.
Logan was also named a Greater Metro Conference Scholar Athlete, was a member of the Student Athletic Advisory Council junior and senior year and was the Secretary senior year and has demonstrated great leadership skills, and won the Frank Parker Junior Award presented by the Wisconsin Tennis Association and nominated as a finalist for the Journal Sentinel High School Tennis Awards three times. Logan truly exemplifies all of the attributes the Coaches Award is looking to acknowledge. Logan will attend Butler University in the fall where she will continue her tennis career. She will surely be missed next year but we can’t wait to hear how her tennis career continues to unfold.