National High School Coaches Association

November 2010 - Rainey Gaffin, Junior, Legacy High School, Broomfield, Colorado

 November 2010 -  Rainey GaffinJuniorLegacy High School, Broomfield, Colorado



GTM Sportswear® and the National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA) are pleased to announce Rainey Gaffin as the GTM Sportswear® Athlete of the Month for November 2010. Gaffin will be recognized at a press conference at Legacy High School, Broomfield, Colorado on January 14, 2011 at 9:15 am MST. She will receive an award, GTM® merchandise and be featured in various GTM Sportswear® marketing materials.


Gaffin, a Junior Pitcher, lead the Legacy High School Softball Team to a 4th consecutive 5A state championship title as she posted a perfect 25-0 record from the mount. She recorded 110 strikeouts, walked just 19 and posted a 1.16 earned run average in 121 innings.


“The National High School Coaches Association is proud to recognize Rainey for her outstanding performances, not only on the field, but in the school and community as well,” said Bobby Ferraro, Jr., Executive Director of the National High School Coaches Association. “It’s truly an honor to recognize someone of this stature.”


"GTM Sportswear® is honored to be partnering with the NHSCA in recognizing outstanding student athletes such as Rainey. She has really shown her commitment and dedication to her sport and is a great example for the youth in our communities," said Nikki Miller, Vice President of Marketing for GTM Sportswear®. "We are very proud of Rainey and her outstanding achievements."


The NHSCA and GTM Sportswear® will honor one deserving high school athlete each month through April 2011. NHSCA Coaches can nominate commendable athletes through the NHSCA website. Each month six finalists will be selected by the NHSCA and presented via ballot to a group of high school sports writers, high school coaches, NHSCA and GTM® representatives to choose the winner. Out of the eight recipients of the monthly award, one athlete will be chosen as the GTM Sportswear® Athlete of the Year in May 2011.


About the NHSCA:
Founded in 1989, the National High School Coaches Association is a not-for-profit 501c3 service organization providing support and leadership programs for the nation’s 500,000 high school coaches and 10 million high school athletes. For more information on the National High School Coaches Association visit http://www.nhsca.com


About GTM Sportswear®:
GTM Sportswear® is a national sportswear company specializing in team uniforms, warm-ups and practice apparel with custom embellishment. The business began in 1989 with two friends selling college apparel to students under the name It’s Greek to Me, Inc. The company quickly grew by branching out into high school team and booster apparel and changed its name to GTM Sportswear®. GTM® headquarters is located in Manhattan, Kansas where a 160,000 square foot facility holds over 700 employees. For more information visit gtmsportswear.com.