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National Coaches of the Year Announced

By Staff Reports 04/21/2021, 11:00am EDT

National Coaches of the Year Announced

BOWLING GREEN, OHIO (April 20, 2021) – Michigan’s Bev Plocki was named National Coach of the Year and the Michigan staff - Scott Sherman, Maile’ana Kanewa-Hermelyn and Lexi Funk – was named Assistant Coaches of the Year today by the Women’s Collegiate Gymnastics Association. The Wolverines claimed the NCAA National Collegiate Women’s Gymnastics title on Saturday.

 

The awards were selected by a vote of the WCGA coaches.

This is the second National Coach of the Year honor for Plocki in her 32 seasons as head coach at Michigan. She received the same honor in 1994.

 

Sherman, who is an associate head coach, won National Assistant Coach of the Year in 2008 too. These are the first national awards for Kanewa-Hermelyn and Lexi Funk

Thank you to Mancino Mats – Rebecca and Bob Mancino – for sponsoring our Coach of the Year and Assistant Coaches of the Year Awards.

The WCGA is the advocate for women’s collegiate gymnastics.

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