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, 49 All-Americans and 27 national champions have taken part in Coach for College, as well as 1 double Olympic medalist and 1 world champion.  112 CFC participants have served as their team captain, and 16 as SAAC president.

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

National champion - 2016, 2018, 2019

All-American - 2017, 2018, 2019

Volleyball - Stanford      CFC '19

Morgan Hentz

All-American Hon. Mention - 2020

Lacrosse - Princeton      CFC '19

Connor McCarthy

National champion - 2019

Rugby - Harvard      CFC '19

Justina Hewitt

Canada National Team - 2020

Fencing - UNC      CFC '19

Justine de Grasse

All-American - 2016

All-American Hon. 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

Duke Student-Athlete of the Year (M) - 2020

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

National champion - 2018, 2019

Field Hockey - UNC      CFC '18

Feline Günther

Mexico National Team - Davis Cup, 2016

Tennis - Utah      CFC '18

Santiago Sierra

UNC Student-Athlete of the Year - 2018

Competed professionally - 2018-Present

Golf - UNC      CFC '18

Bryana Nguyễn

Ivy League Player of the Year - 2015, 2016

Competed professionally - 2017-2018

Volleyball - Princeton      CFC '17

Cara Mattaliano

National champion - 2016, 2017

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

Set Vermont record - Goals scored in a game

Lacrosse - Vermont      CFC '16

Elise Koehl

All-American - 2019

Track & Field - Stanford     CFC '16 & '17

Rachel Reichenbach

Set UNC record - 1 event

Swimming - UNC      CFC '16

Abby Fisher

Poland national champion - 6 times

Swimming - Pitt      CFC '16

Kinga Cichowksa

All-American - 2017, 2018, 2019

Rowing - Princeton      CFC '16

Claire Collins

Canada national team - 2017

Track & Field - Indiana      CFC '16

Paul Galas

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

Set URI and conference record - 1 event
RI Distinguished Athlete of the Year (F) - 2018

Rowing - Rhode Island      CFC '16

Meg Ellis

Set Erg record - 1 world record, 2 USA records

National champion - 2018, 2019

Ltw Rowing - Florida      CFC '16

Ciara Lusnia

All-American Hon. Mention - 2016, 2017, 2018

Diving - Miami      CFC '15

Wally Layland

Competed professionally - 2019

Jamaica U-17 and U-20 National Team

Soccer - Harvard      CFC '15

Alika Keene

Set Ohio State record - 3 events

Swimming - Ohio State      CFC '15

Michael DiSalle

All-American - 2014

Track & Field - Indiana      CFC '15

Derrick Morgan

All-American - 2015, 2016

Rowing - Wisconsin     CFC '14

Hannah Schwartz

Set Boston College record - Career assists in conference

Volleyball - BC     CFC '12 & '15

Kellie Barnum

Set Harvard record - Career goals & career points

Field Hockey - Harvard     CFC '14

Marissa Balleza

WNBA - 2015-2017

Competed professionally - 2015 - Present

Basketball - Pitt      CFC '14

Brianna Kiesel

Duke Tennis Hall of Fame

Tennis - Duke      CFC '14

Mary Clayton

Arthur Ashe Sports Scholar Award - 2015

Gymnastics - UNC      CFC '12 & '14

Kristin Aloi

All-American - 2012

Track & Field - Minnesota     CFC '14

Jeff Cottrell

Competed professionally - 2016-2017

Ice Hockey - Ohio State      CFC '14

Cara Zubko

National champion (team) - 2014

Tennis - Duke      CFC '14

Alyssa Smith

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

Set Pitt record - 3 events

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 (individual) - 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 - 2007, 2008

Swimming - Miami      CFC '11

Alicia Casillas

All-American - 2012

Track & Field - Virginia Tech      CFC '11

Keith Ricks

National champion - 2010

Elite 88 Award - 2010

Lacrosse, Football - Duke      CFC '10

Matt Anderson

All-American - 2011, 2012

Tennis - UNC      CFC '10

Shinann Featherston

Set Duke record - 2 events

Swimming - Duke      CFC '09

Jordan Charles

Team MVP - 2009, 2010

Rowing - UNC      CFC '09

Kelsey Grich

National champion - 2010

Rowing - UVA      CFC '09

Caroline Sweeny

National champion - 2009

All-American - 2008, 2009

NCAA Tournament MVP - 2009

Tennis - Duke      CFC '08

Reka Zsilinska

NCAA national champion (ind.) - 2017, 2018

USA Diving national champion (ind.) - 2017

All-American - 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

5th at World Championships - 2019

Diving - Northwestern     CFC '17 & '19

Olivia Rosendahl

All-American - 2020

National champion (team) - 2018, 2019, 2020

Ireland national champion (individual) - 2017

Squash - Harvard      CFC '19

Hannah Craig

All-American - 2020

All-American Hon. Mention - 2018

Set school record - 3 events

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

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

Wrestling - Duke      CFC '18

Mitch Finesliver

All-American - 2016

Swimming - Indiana      CFC '18

Marie Chamberlain

Academic All-American of the Year - 2018

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

Volleyball - Iowa      CFC '18

Molly Kelly

All-American - 2020

Conference Champion (individual) - 2020

Diving - Harvard      CFC '18

Georgina Milne

All-American in 4 events - 2020
All-American Hon. Mention in 5 events - 2019

Duke Student-Athlete of the Year (F) - 2020

Set Duke record - 7 events

Swimming - Duke      CFC '18

Alyssa Marsh

Princeton record - Steals in a game

Basketball - Princeton      CFC '18

Carlie Littlefield

National champion (team) - 2017, 2018, 2019

All-American - 2019

Diving - Stanford      CFC '17

Haley Farnsworth

National champion (team) - 2015, 2018

Tennis - UNC      CFC '17

Marika Akkerman