United Soccer Coaches Announces Team Academic Award Winners

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (October 5, 2017) - United Soccer Coaches (formerly the NSCAA) announced on Thursday the Team Academic Award Winners at the high school and college levels to recognize exemplary performance in the classroom during the 2016-17 academic year. 

A total of 856 collegiate teams (303 men, 553 women) earned the Team Academic Award, including 215 schools who had both their men's and women's programs among the recipients.

Recipients2016-17 College Team Academic Award winners

All-Time College Team Academic Award WinnersMen | Women

At the high school level, 336 teams (119 boys, 217 girls) are honored with the Team Academic Award, including 48 schools with double recognition for both their boys and girls programs.

Recipients2016-17 High School Team Academic Award winners

All-Time High School Team Academic Award WinnersBoys | 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 school year. 

College Team Academic Award recipients are active members of the United Soccer Coaches College Services Program with a composite grade point of average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale for all players on the roster.

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.