Rookie Recognition Award


The OCCA Rookie Recognition Award is designed to honor a new coach (0-3 years) that has made outstanding strides in building up or rebuilding a cheer program. The winner of this award will be invited to attend conference for free the following year in order to continue to grow and develop their skills as a coach. While it is selected by the OCCA Executive Board please feel free to contact a board member with any nominees you would like to have considered for this award.

Click HERE to nominate a worthy candidate!

2014
Alexandria Moore
The Delphian School

2015
Courtney Marstall
South Albany High School

​2015
Julie Langenberg
Churchill High School

​2016
Hope Perkins
Baker High School

2016
Kelsey Sugg
The Dalles High School

2016
Brooke Beland
Gresham High School

2017
Megan Day
Central Linn High School

2017
Jessi Lemer
Ontario High School

​2018
​Melinda Haines
Colton High School

2019
JaAnna Fahnholz Mendez
Scio High School

2019
Kathie Carley
Santiam Christian High School

2020 
Danica Buttkus
Lake Oswego High School

​2020 
Dawn Curl
Trinity Lutheran High School

2020 
Lisa Knipe
Trinity Lutheran High School

2020 
Rochelle Schoenthal
McMinnville High School

2020
Jessie Bevan
McMinnville High School