Spartans Show Out at 2021 AHSAA All-Star Week
Mountain Brook led the AHSAA with 4 state titles in 202-21.
July 26, 2021 -- The Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) conducted its annual “All-Star Week” in conjunction with the summer coaches conference July 19-23 in Montgomery. During the week, coaches attended conferences and high school athletes participated in All-Star games among each sport.
Mountain Brook was well-represented throughout the week as multiple athletes competed and various coaches were recognized for performances over the past year. Here’s a look at the recent Spartan recognition from the AHSAA:
Joe Webb (Varsity Boys Soccer Head Coach) - 6A “Making A Difference Award”
According to the AHSAA website, “the Making a Difference Award was established in 2011 by the AHSAA and AHSADCA to recognize individuals who go beyond their normal duties as a coach, teacher or administrator to make a positive impact in their schools and communities.”
Coach Webb, representing the 6A division, was one of the seven coaches in the state recognized for this award. He has coached at Mountain Brook for 25 years and has won over 450 games. More information about Coach Webb and this award can be found here.
Susan Farlow (Varsity Girls Tennis Head Coach) - 2021 AHSAA Girl’s Tennis Coach of the Year
Alex Lockett (Varsity Boys Golf Head Coach) - 2021 AHSAA Boy’s Golf Coach of the Year
Former Varsity Volleyball Head Coach, Vickie Nichols, and current Varsity Boy’s Basketball Head Coach, Tyler Davis, were presented with their ‘State Championship Coach Award’ plaques during the Champions Dinner on Friday night.
- Nichols won back-to-back state championships (2019 7A and 2020 6A) at MBHS
*Mattie Gardner is the new varsity volleyball head coach*
- Davis led the boy’s basketball team to a 30-6 record and the program’s 6th state championship last year during his first season as head coach
Ellen Anderson - Girl’s Soccer All-Star
Hunter Anderson - Girl’s Cross Country All-Star
Joseph Armstrong - Boy’s Soccer All-Star
Greer Golden - Volleyball All-Star
*Michael McGovern was the cross country team administrator*
Mountain Brook won four state titles during the 2020-21 school year to lead the AHSAA. A total of 76 AHSAA member high schools earned at least one state championship in 2020-21.
(AHSAA.com contributed to this report)