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The THSCA annually awards 10 - $2,000 scholarships as well as 1 - $2,500 "Eddie Joseph Memorial Scholarship" and 1- $2,005 "Fisher Woodchick Memorial Scholarship" to graduating seniors that are the son/daughter of a member in good standing of the THSCA. Applications are collected annually and chosen by a selection committee. The Scholarship Application deadline is February 15, 2024.
The THSCA Scholarship Application is ONLY available online through the THSCA Member Portal. Only those members logged in with a current 2023-2024 membership will be eligible to submit an application for a THSCA Scholarship.
Scholarship Winners will be announced in May 2024.
CURLY HAYS OFFICIALS AWARD
Since 1988, the "Curly Hays Award" is given annually to a retired game official that has contributed twenty or more years of services to officiating, athletics and athletes in the state of Texas. Each THSCA region nominates an official at their February Regional Meeting and the award recipient is chosen from the 8 nominees at the April THSCA Board of Directors meeting. That official is recognized at the annual THSCA Hall of Honor Banquet in July.
ATHLETIC TRAINER OF THE YEAR
Given in recognition of outstanding services, each THSCA region nominates a trainer at their February Regional Meeting and the award recipient is chosen from the 8 nominees at the April THSCA Board of Directors meeting. Since 1996, the winner of the trainer of the year award has recognized in collaboration with Dell Children's at the annual THSCA General Meeting at Coaching School in July.
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
Created in 1960, the THSCA Distinguished Service Award is given annually in recognition of outstanding achievement to a person or organization that has excelled in their efforts to assist the THSCA and the coaching profession. The recipient(s) are recognized at the annual THSCA Hall of Honor Banquet in July.
PUTT POWELL SPORTS WRITER OF THE YEAR
After a meeting with the Texas Sports Writers Association members, it was decided that the THSCA would annually recognize a sportswriter for their work in sports coverage for the state of Texas. Each THSCA region nominates a sports writer at their February Regional Meeting and the award recipient is chosen from the 8 nominees at the Spring THSCA Board of Directors meeting. That sports writer is recognized at the annual THSCA Hall of Honor Banquet in July.
TOM LANDRY AWARD
The Tom Landry Award is presented annually at the Texas Sports Hall of Fame Banquet in May in Waco, TX. Selected by the THSCA Board of Directors, the Tom Landry Award recipient must be a member in good standing of THSCA and should have made significant contribution to the athletes and the game of football in our state. The candidate should have served as a positive role-model for both athletes and coaches alike.
JODY CONRADT AWARD
In 2023, the THSCA created the Jody Conradt Award to honor a female coach that has exemplified Coach Jody Conradt’s characteristics throughout her legendary career. The recipient should be one that has served as a positive role model for athletes and coaches, and by her actions and lifestyle bring credit to the coaching profession and the advancement of girls and women in athletics.
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