BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -Greenwood Woman Gators Soccer coach, Zach Lechler, has been named the 2020 Kentucky Ladies Soccer Coach of the Yr by the Nationwide Federation of State Excessive College Associations (NFHS) in Indianapolis, Indiana.
“Coach Lechler leads with character and integrity- on and off the soccer subject. We’re excited for his recognition as coach of the 12 months and the success of Woman Gator Soccer beneath his management,” stated Dan Dillingham, GHS Athletic Director. “Coach Lechler and Woman Gator Soccer are key parts of the tradition and general success of Greenwood Excessive College.”
Recipients of the award are chosen based mostly on their teaching efficiency, in addition to neighborhood and college involvement, and philosophy of teaching.
“Coach Lechler has created a tradition of excellence with the GHS Woman Soccer program,” stated Adam Hatcher, GHS Principal. “He has instilled a successful angle and a constructive setting that exceeds past the taking part in subject. GHS and WCPS are happy with the accomplishments and the alternatives afforded to the Woman Gators beneath the course of Coach Lechler.”
Lechler took over as head coach in 2019 and has seen nothing however success, main Greenwood to their first state championship in his first season. By way of his two years, his groups have completed with back-to-back Closing Fours (2019 & 2020), Area Championships (2019 & 2020), and District Championships (2019 & 2020). Lechler is 39-5-5 in his profession. His state title group completed at No. 8 within the nation by MaxPreps.
Lechler’s two groups have included a two-time All-American, two-time Kentucky Participant of the Yr, Kentucky Miss Soccer, 5 Kentucky All-Staters, and 5 gamers which have gone on to play on the faculty stage.
Lechler was beforehand named the 2019 Kentucky SuperPreps Coach of the Yr.
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