KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Sept. 24, 2020) – United Soccer Coaches announced on Thursday the Team Academic Award winners at the high school and collegiate levels to recognize exemplary performance in the classroom during the 2019-20 academic year.
A total of 944 college teams (358 men, 586 women) earned the Team Academic Award, including 208 schools who had both their men’s and women’s programs recognized.
At the high school level, 315 teams (135 boys, 180 girls) were honored with the Team Academic Award, including 31 schools earning recognition for both their boys’ and girls’ programs.
2019-20 High School Team Academic Award Recipients
All-Time High School Team Academic Award Recipients: Boys | Girls
United Soccer Coaches annually celebrates the academic achievements of high school and college soccer teams whose student-athletes collectively demonstrate a commitment to excellence in their studies over the course of a full academic year.
College Team Academic Award recipients are active members of the United Soccer Coaches College Services Program with a composite grade point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale for all players on the roster for the 2019-20 academic year.
The High School Team Academic Award is bestowed upon teams led by active United Soccer Coaches members with a composite grade point average of 3.25 or better on a 4.0 scale for all players on the roster during the 2019-20 academic year.