Belleville MI, – The Michigan High School Coaches Association, the professional organization of school coaches and athletic directors, (MHSCA) has selected Maria Millado as the Class A – Girls recipient of the 2021-22 MHSCA Rich Tompkins Multi-Sport Athlete of the Year.
The MHSCA Rich Tompkins Multi-Sport Athlete of the Year is given annually to eight total student-athletes within the state of Michigan with a male and female recipient in Class A, B, C and D. Recipients are nominated by their school’s athletic administrator and selected based on their participation in interscholastic athletics and a letter award winner in twelve or more sports during an athlete’s high school career. Along with their contribution to the sport, school, and community.
Millado is a four-year participant in the MSHS Volleyball, Girls Basketball and Girls Track & Field programs.
- Volleyball Accolades: 2021 MIVCA All-Region; 2021 MIVCA “Best and Brightest” First Team; 2021 Great Northern Conference Player of the Year; set school records for Most Digs (Season), Most Blocks (Match), Most Blocks (Season) and Most Blocks (Career)
- Girls Basketball Accolades: 2021-22 All-U.P. First Team Girls Basketball; 2021-22 GNC Player of the Year Girls Basketball; 2021-22 GNC Defensive Player of the Year Girls Basketball
- Girls Track & Field Accolades: 2021 All-State Team; 2021 All-U.P. Team; 2021 All-Great Northern Conference Team; 2021 Division 1 U.P. Champion – 800 Meter Relay; 2021 Division 1 U.P. Champion – 400 Meter Relay
The MHSCA is a – 68-year-old association with nearly 15,000 members serving coaches & athletic administrators, and all levels as coaches in numerous high schools and junior/middle highs throughout the state. The Michigan High School Coaches Association works to promote the educational value of interscholastic athletics and the role of athletic administrators and coaches. The MHSCA are very proud to spotlight Maria Millado – a person whose work and values best mirror those of the interscholastic sports.
Full listing of student-athletes selected to receive the 2021-22 MHSCA Rich Tompkins Multi-Sport Athlete of the Year Award:
- Class A Girls – Maria Millado, Marquette
- Class A Boys – Tyler Roberts, Kalamazoo Loy Norrix
- Class B Girls – Emma Kerkau, Frankenmuth
- Class B Boys – Brett Peterson, Kingsley
- Class C Girls – Jaydin Cary, Bronson
- Class C Boys – Cole Giesige, Whiteford
- Class D Girls – Naomi Foley, Huron Valley Lutheran
- Class D Boys – Even Mick, Sterling Heights Parkway Christian