Indianapolis, IN, January 14, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- FieldTurf announced the winners of its 8th annual FieldTurf Football Awards for the 2013 season today just after the conclusion of the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Convention in Nashville. Winners were announced in 19 different categories.
This year’s winners are:
NFL Coach of the Year – Andy Reid, Kansas City Chiefs
NFL Team of the Year – Seattle Seahawks
NCAA FBS Coach of the Year – Mark Dantonio, Michigan State University
NCAA FBS Team of the Year – Florida State University
NCAA FCS Coach of the Year – Rob Ambrose, Towson University
NCAA Division 2 Coach of the Year –Adam Dorrel, Northwest Missouri State University
NCAA Division 3 Coach of the Year - Lance Leipold, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
CFL Team of the Year – Saskatchewan Roughriders
NAIA Team of the Year – Grand View College
Junior College Team of the Year – Iowa Western
National High School Team of the Year – Bellevue (WA)
Southwest High School Team of the Year – Cedar Hill High School (TX)
Northwest High School Team of the Year – Bellevue (WA)
Midwest High School Team of the Year – Brainerd High School (MN)
Northeast High School Team of the Year – St. Joseph Regional High School (NJ)
Southeast High School Team of the Year – Booker T. Washington High School (FL)
Great Lakes Region High School Team of the Year – Naperville Central High School (IL)
Metro High School Team of the Year – St. Joseph Regional High School (NJ)
Mid-Atlantic High School Team of the Year – Middletown High School (MD)
The FieldTurf Coach of the Year Awards recognizes a coach’s dedication and hard work both on and off the field. The coaches that have been and will be selected for this award all exemplify outstanding leadership skills and enjoy well-deserved success. Special attention is given to coaches who are able to significantly improve their team’s effort, performance, and overall record from previous years along with coaches who enjoy success with young and inexperienced teams.
The FieldTurf Team of the Year Awards acknowledges teams at all levels of sport that show a passion for the game along with dedication to team play. The teams that will be selected for this award will be teams that have enjoyed success and/or made considerable improvements from previous years within their respective leagues.
FieldTurf offers industry-leading engineering and manufacturing resources and leads the synthetic turf industry with regard to setting higher environmental standards. FieldTurf is the global market leader in terms of synthetic sports fields with more than 7000 fields installed. Additionally, FieldTurf has attained more than 20,000 satisfied customers in high quality pet, residential, commercial and municipal landscaping solutions, playground surfacing and has a complete range of golf and tennis products. FieldTurf synthetic turf customers enjoy the benefits of significantly reduced water consumption, the elimination of fertilizer and pesticides, superior durability and drainage and a product that looks and feels real. The positive environmental impact of FieldTurf provides the added benefit of LEED building contributions.
FieldTurf is part of Tarkett Sports, a Division of the Tarkett Group. Tarkett Sports is the largest entity in the sports and landscape surfacing industries. Included within the Tarkett Sports portfolio is an impressive range of performance sports flooring products. This product range includes: synthetic and hardwood basketball; volleyball and gymnasium flooring; squash and racquetball courts; floor protection and covering systems; weight room flooring; and high performance indoor and outdoor running tracks, featuring Beynon and Atlas track surfaces. All Tarkett Sports surfaces are developed, produced and installed with a concentration on sustainability and a commitment to protecting the environment, providing additional LEED contribution opportunities for customers. The company calls this focus on sustainability and the environment ‘Environmental Intelligence’ and all company personnel strive to exemplify this philosophy in all aspects of the business.
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