Our very own John LaTorre is one of 8 semifinalists for the Jr NBA’s Coach of the Year award.

Show your support and vote for  by using

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Full details from http://jr.nba.com/coachoftheyear/:

The Jr. NBA and Positive Coaching Alliance are proud to announce the 8 semifinalists for the national Coach of the Year award, due to their outstanding integrity, character, and leadership.

These semifinalists were selected because they have not only been successful in bettering their athletes on the court, but have also shown that their main focus was to make these athletes better people in their communities. These coaches have established and fostered meaningful relationships with their athletes and their families over the years, and have incorporated valuable life lessons into every aspect of basketball they coach.

Now we need your help to select the Top 3 Finalists. From May 8 to May 22, vote for your favorite coach on Twitter to see them recognized as the national Jr. NBA Coach of the Year! Specific hashtags for voting are included below each semifinalists’ photo.

Voting Rules
• Voting is open from May 8 – May 22, 2017 on Twitter only
• Tweet specific coach hashtag to count as one vote
• Retweets count as votes
• There is no limit on the amount of times users can vote per day