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Texas High School Coaches Association
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Academic All-State

If you notice that one of your athletes names is misspelled or you have a question about Academic All-State, please email

The Texas High School Coaches Association is now recognizing Academic All-State Athletes in 13 different sports. Including both men's and women's athletics.

All nominations must be submitted online through
(we no longer accept the paper forms by fax or mail).

The following is a list of those sports and the deadline for nominations in each:

CROSS COUNTRY              NOV 1

VOLLEYBALL                       NOV 1

FOOTBALL                           DEC 1

SWIMMING/DIVING             JAN 10

WRESTLING                        JAN 10



SOCCER                              MAR 1

TENNIS                                APR 1

GOLF                                   APR 1

TRACK                                APR 1

SOFTBALL                          MAY 1

BASEBALL                          MAY 1

To be nominated for Academic All-State, a student must be:

  • An athlete, student trainer or manager in good standing with the team
  • Of good moral character
  • A senior
  • Have an overall grade point average of 92 or above (including courses from grades 9-11 and courses completed from grade 12). Weighted GPAs accepted.

Nominations must be made by the head coach of the prospective sport and the head coach must be a member by October 15th. The nominating coach must nominate his/her student by the deadline at (click on “Academic All State Nominations” on right side under login). After the nominations are submitted and the deadline is passed, the nominations are sent to the THSCA for review. While the student might initially meet the criteria for nomination, that does not guarantee the student a spot on a team. When reviewing the nominations, the THSCA considers each students’ GPA, class rank, SAT and/or ACT score. The students receive points based on each criteria. The total number of points they receive determines which team they are placed on. The classification of the school is not a factor, and  there’s not a limit on how many players can make a team.

The best team a player can make is the Elite Team. It is a great honor to make the Elite team, as a player must have near perfect scores in all categories. The hierarchy then follows in this order:
1st Team
2nd Team
Honorable Mention

For questions please call the THSCA Offices at 512/392-3741.