Cheryl M. Poore, Massachusetts – 1993
Cheryl has been a very active advocate for girls’ sports at Harwich High School since the 1970’s. She has 7 consecutive 50 game winning streaks. She has coached softball for 14 years and her record of 226-20 includes 11 championships. Her teams have qualified for state tournament every year during her coaching career and have always make the quarterfinals.
Her 20 year field hockey record of 26-43-57 includes 12 Cape & Island championships and a 75-game winning streak. Her team won the South Sectional Championship in 1980. Cheryl was named the Field Hockey Coach of the Year in 1974 by Sports Highlife Magazine. In 1976, 1978, 1979, 1980, and 1982 she was named the Cape Times Field Hockey Coach of the Year. In 1978, 1979, 1980, and 1986 she was named the Cape Times Softball Coach of the Year. In 1979 she was named the Boston Globe Softball Coach of the Year. Her softball and field hockey teams have never finished lower that second place and have always qualified for state tournament play.
In 1975 Cheryl was named one of the Outstanding Young Women in America for her coaching, her youth work and her college achievements.