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Broadnax of Bryan Station Defenders named Kentucky's 2014 Girls Track Coach of the Year


Kathy Broadnax of Bryan Station High School has been named Kentucky’s 2014 Girls Track Coach of the Year after leading the Defenders to the 3A state title.
 
The recognition comes from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
 

   Kathy Broadnax (Photo from FCPS)

Kathy Broadnax (Photo from FCPS)

Broadnax, who teaches health and P.E., is in her eighth year as Station’s head track and field coach. This is her second statewide award in the past three years, during which time her boys and girls teams won state titles and produced several champions in individual events.
 
The coaches association takes several factors into consideration during the award selection process, including team score and placement at the state meet, the number of different events in which student-athletes qualified, individual championships, and how their team’s performances measured up to previous seasons.
 
“It is a very humbling experience,” Broadnax said. “I would never have won these awards without the hard work and dedication of my athletes. To watch them mature into such amazing young men and women and be so successful, to watch each of them graduate and move on to college or work and find their happiness, is really the best reward I could ever ask for.”
 
Broadnax also credited assistant coaches Rob Lyon, Colin Broderick and Donnie Catlett for their efforts.
 
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