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Cornejo honored as United Soccer Coaches High School Coach of Significance

By NCSCA, 10/07/20, 12:45PM EDT

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Congratulations to Jose Cornejo of St. David's School for being selected as North Carolina's United Soccer Coaches Coach of Significance for 2020.  

The High School Coach of Significance Award recognizes members who are coaching for character and using the soccer field to teach life lessons at the high school level. It is an opportunity for each state, in conjunction with United Soccer Coaches, to recognize coaches who are making an impact within their schools and communities well beyond their records of wins and losses.

"Among the various achievements and plaudits to which one may aspire as a coach, the loftiest is to be known as a coach who has touched lives and shaped people. This is the essence of the teacher-coach," said Kevin Sims, United Soccer Coaches President. "I salute and thank all of the recipients of the High School Coach of Significance Award for understanding that first, we are coaches of people. To develop responsible adults and contributing citizens through the beautiful game of soccer fulfills the calling of high school coaches.

Congratulations Coach Cornejo on a well deserved honor!