Awards & Championships

We cherish each of our participants for the quality individuals they are becoming, and for the selflessness they bring to making a difference for their kids in Vietnam.  At the same time, we're proud of the many outstanding athletic and academic achievements of the the CFC family.

To date, 46 All-Americans and 26 national champions have taken part in Coach for College, as well 1 Olympic medalist.  91 CFC participants have served as their team captain, and 10 as SAAC president.

We also feature CFC participants' notable postgraduate scholarships and fellowships here.

National champion - 2016, 2018, 2019

First team All-American - 2017, 2018, 2019

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Volleyball - Stanford      CFC '19

Morgan Hentz

All-American - 2020

National champion (team) - 2018, 2019, 2020

Ireland national champion (individual) - 2017

Squash - Harvard      CFC '19

Hannah Craig

All-American Hon. Mention - 2020

Lacrosse - Princeton      CFC '19

Connor McCarthy

Canada National Team - 2020

Fencing - UNC      CFC '19

Justine de Grasse

All-American - 2016

All-American Honorable Mention - 2014, 2015

Set UNC record - 1 event

Diving - UNC      CFC '15 & '19

Jack Nyquist

All-American - 2018, 2019

ACC Fencer of the Year - 2018

All-ACC Academic Team - 2017, 2018, 2019

Duke Student-Athlete of the Year (M) - 2019

Fencing - Duke      CFC '18

Eoin Gronningsater

National champion - 2018

All-American - 2017

Field Hockey - UNC      CFC '18

Malin Evert

All-American - 2019

USA U-19 and U-17 National Team

Field Hockey - Duke      CFC '18

Jillian Wolgemuth

All-American Hon. Mention in 5 events - 2019

Scholar All-American - 2017, 2019

Duke Student-Athlete of the Year (F) - 2019

Set Duke record - 6 events

Swimming - Duke      CFC '18

Alyssa Marsh

Mexico National Team - Davis Cup - 2016

Tennis - Utah      CFC '18

Santiago Sierra

National champion (team) - 2017, 2018, 2019

All-American - 2019

Diving - Stanford      CFC '17

Haley Farnsworth

Ivy League Player of the Year - 2015, 2016

Competed professionally - 2017-2018

Volleyball - Princeton      CFC '17

Cara Mattaliano

Set Pitt record - Assists in a game

Softball - Pitt      CFC '17

Olivia Gray

Set South Carolina record - Doubles per game, walks per game, and career walks

Softball - South Carolina      CFC '17

Kaylea Snaer

National champion - 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Rowing - Stanford      CFC '17

Reagan Damoose

Ivy League Rookie of the Year - 2017

Softball - Princeton      CFC '17

Allison Harvey

All-American - 2018

Fencing - Stanford      CFC '16

Sean Strong

Set UNC record - 1 event

Swimming - UNC      CFC '16

Abby Fisher

All-American - 2017, 2018

All-American Honorable Mention - 2019

Rugby - Harvard      CFC '16

Caitlin Weigel

Academic All-American - 2017, 2018

Competed professionally - 2018-Present

Basketball - Indiana      CFC '16

Amanda Cahill

National U-24 Ultimate Frisbee Team - 2019

Gold Medal - 2019 U-24 World Championship

Soccer - Harvard      CFC '16

Mia Bladin

All-American - 2017

All-American Honorable Mention - 2015, 2016

Gold, Silver & Bronze - 2017 World Univ. Games

Set UNC record - 6 events

Swimming - UNC      CFC '16

Caroline Baldwin

All-American Honorable Mention - 2017

Set Duke record - Pole Vault

Track & Field - Duke      CFC '14 & '16

Connor Hall

All-American - 2012, 2013

Gold & Bronze medal - 2012 Junior World Championships

Track & Field - South Carolina  CFC '15

Erika Rucker

Set Pitt record - Wins, Complete Games, Innings, Appearances

Softball - Pitt      CFC '15

Savannah King

All-American - 2016, 2017

Hermann Trophy semifinalist - 2016, 2017

ACC Freshman of the Year - 2014

Competed professionally - MLS, 2018-2019

Soccer - Louisville      CFC '15

Tim Kübel

All-American - 2013, 2014

All-American Hon. Mention - 2012

ACC Diver of the Year - 2013

NCAA Woman of the Year Finalist - 2016

Diving - Miami      CFC '15

Kara McCormack

All-American - 2016

Set Missouri record - Indoor Pole Vault

Track & Field - Missouri     CFC '15

Alyssa Applebee

Set Harvard record - Career goals & career points

Field Hockey - Harvard     CFC '14

Marissa Balleza

WNBA - 2015-2017

Competed professionally - 2018 - Present

Basketball - Pitt      CFC '14

Brianna Kiesel

Duke Tennis Hall of Fame

Tennis - Duke      CFC '14

Mary Clayton

Arthur Ashe Sports Scholar Award - 2012

Academic All-American - 2013

Gymnastics - UNC      CFC '12 & '14

Kristin Aloi

All-American - 2012

Track & Field - Minnesota     CFC '14

Jeff Cottrell

Set Pitt record - 1 event

Swimming - Pitt      CFC '14

Mackenzie Meixner

All-American - 2012, 2013

National champion - 2010

Laura McKenna - BC      CFC '13

Laura McKenna

National champion - 2013

Rowing - Ohio State      CFC '13

Dara Schnoll

Set Bates record - 3 events

Track & Field - Bates      CFC '13

Melanie Ehrenberg

Team MVP - 2014

Swimming - Pitt      CFC '13

Dani des Tombe

National champion - 2011

Cheerleading - Louisville      CFC '13

Lexi Berra

All-American - 2013

Track & Field - Maryland      CFC '12

Zack Ray

S.I. Female College Athlete of the Year - 2013

Elite 89 Award - 2012, 2013, 2014

USA National Team - 2015 - 2018

Field Hockey - UNC      CFC '12

Loren Shealy

National champion - 2012

Rowing - UVA      CFC '12

Katie Fanikos

National champion - 2013

Yeardley Love Unsung Hero Award - 2013

Lacrosse - UNC      CFC '12

Zoë Skinner

All-American - 2009

ACC champion - 2009

Set UNC record - 2 events

Swimming - UNC      CFC '11

Katura Harvey

ACC Freshman of the Year - 2006

Cross Country - Virginia Tech    CFC '11

Devin Cornwall

EAGL Gymnast of the Year - 2008, 2009

USA National Team - 2006

Gymnastics - UNC    CFC '11

Christine Nguyễn

All-American - 2012

Track & Field - Virginia Tech      CFC '11

Keith Ricks

NCAA Champion - 2010

Elite 88 Award - 2010

Lacrosse, Football - Duke      CFC '10

Matt Anderson

Elite 88 Award - 2009

Field Hockey - UVA      CFC '10

Lauren Elstein

All-American - 2011, 2012

Tennis - UNC      CFC '10

Shinann Featherston

National Player of the Year finalist - 2010

All-American - 2009, 2010

USA National Team - 2008-Present

Lacrosse - UNC      CFC '09

Jennifer Russell

National champion - 2010

Rowing - UVA      CFC '09

Caroline Sweeny

Academic All-American - 2007

Gymnastics UNC      CFC '08 & '09

Shawna Kelly

UNC Scholar-Athlete of the Year - 2009

Volleyball - UNC      CFC '08

Lauren Prussing

National Player of the Year - 2010

Leading National Scorer - 2009

All-American - 2008, 2009, 2010

National champion - 2010

USA National Team - 2010, 2014, 2018

Competed professionally - 2010 -2018

Lacrosse - Duke      CFC '08

Ned Crotty

NCAA national champion (ind.) - 2017, 2018

USA Diving national champion (ind.) - 2017

All-American - 2017, 2018

5th at World Championships - 2019

Diving - Northwestern     CFC '17 & '19

Olivia Rosendahl

National champion - 2019

Harvard - Harvard      CFC '19

Justina Hewitt

All-American Hon. Mention - 2018

Swimming - UNC      CFC '19

Maddie Smith

All-American Hon. Mention - 2016

Volleyball - Ohio State     CFC '18 & '19

Taylor Hughes

All-American - 2019

ACC conference champion - 2019

ACC Scholar Athlete of the Year - 2019

All-ACC - 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Wrestling - Duke      CFC '18

Mitch Finesliver

All-American - 2016

Academic All-American - 2015, 2016, 2018

Academic All-American Hon. Mention - 2017

Swimming - Indiana      CFC '18

Marie Chamberlain

Set Iowa record - Digs in a season, digs in a match

Academic All-American of the Year - 2018

Volleyball - Iowa      CFC '18

Molly Kelly

All-American - 2020

Diving - Harvard      CFC '18

Georgina Milne

NCAA champion - 2018, 2019

Field Hockey - UNC      CFC '18

Feline Günther

Princeton record - Assists in a game

Basketball - Princeton      CFC '18

Carlie Littlefield

ITA National champion (team) - 2015, 2018

Tennis - UNC      CFC '17

Marika Akkerman

National champion - 2016

Volleyball - Ohio State      CFC '17

Darcy Taig

All-American - 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

National champion (team) - 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

U-19 European champion (individual) - 2016

Squash - Harvard      CFC '17

Amelia Henley

Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award - 2018

Tennis - St. Mary's      CFC '17

Hannah Petersen

All-American - 2015, 2016, 2017

Set Duke record - 8 events

Canada National Team - 2019

Canada national record - 1 event

Track & Field - Duke      CFC '17

Maddie Price

All-American - 2019

Track & Field - Stanford     CFC '16 & '17

Rachel Reichenbach

National champion - 2014, 2015

Rowing - Ohio State      CFC '16

Anna Ralph