ICCA Awards

Coach Of The Year

The Illinois Cheerleading Coaches Association Coach of the Year is someone who has coached for 7+ years and has made a significant impact in cheerleading, their school and the lives of those they have coached.  If you would like to nominate a current ICCA member who meets these qualifications, please use this form to submit their name for consideration.

2014 Coach of the Year is Linda Smith from Benton High School

2013 Coach Of the Year is Krista Swanson from Eureka High School

Know a coach who should be nominated for next year's award? 

Download the Coach of the Year Nomination Form




Hall of Fame awards are given in recognition to individuals excelling and supporting cheerleading in the state of Illinois through the Illinois Cheerleading Coaches Association.  Individuals can enter the Hall of Fame in recognition as a Coach or as an Official.  ICCA Board members nominate coaches and voting takes place through the Board of Directors.  The ICCOA nominates officials and voting takes place through the ICCOA Board of Directors.

The ICCA welcomes the following 2012 Inductee into the Hall of Fame

Judith O'Brien


The following individuals are recognized for their excellence in cheerleading and support of the Illinios Cheerleading Coaches Association


Teri Aebischer Rosi Allan Kelly Aylesworth
Jan Bernard Marcia Basolo Christie Best
Sandy Bonvie Neva Corn Pam Dorner-Saxhaug
Joanna Enoch Sandy Erickson Corey Friedl
Cindy Garwood Billie Griggs Cheryl Haselhorst
Jane Kerr Mickey Klement Pat Leaf-Burke
April Mahy Susie Miller Betty Moore
Camille Munson Lynette Olexa Ruth Ann Payne
Tibretta Reiman Ricky Rochelle Tere Lynn Svetlecich-Russell
Collen Sands Joan Schmelzle Millie Shepich  
Carla Taylor Lisa Turner Pat Vivio
Becky Weslow    





Friends of ICCA

Friends of ICCA awards are given to individuals who have supported the ICCA for many years.  These individuals are not coaches or officials, but devote a great deal of time in support of the organization.

Joyce Ackley - Championship Registration

Pay Bayles - Championship Registration, Catering

Gary Janello - Videography

Chuck Rolinski - Championship Program

Mark Victor - Head Organizer of Team Escorts