We believe there’s something more important than just winning or losing a tournament. We believe that the team, school, and fans who support their athletes with dignity and class are the true champions. That’s why we’ve proudly sponsored the WIAA/Rural Mutual Insurance Sportsmanship Award for over 55 years.
We want to congratulate Cedar Grove-Belgium High School on being this year’s recipient of the Girls’ Soccer Sportsmanship Award.
We talked with Head Coach Zachary Garza and asked him what this award meant to him as a coach, to the team, and the community, along with how they teach their athletes about sportsmanship.
Coach Garza said, “The most satisfying part of coaching is watching a plan come together. We strive to improve and reach new heights day after day, week after week, and so on. To watch it all unfold at the end of the season is something truly special. This is especially true when we find ourselves competing at the highest level.”
This was Coach Garza’s third season as head coach at Cedar Grove-Belgium High School and says it’s been an absolutely phenomenal ride thus far. Congratulations again on a great season and winning the WIAA/Rural Mutual Sportsmanship Award! This is a great achievement for the Cedar-Grove Belgium community.