WBCA Coaches' All-America

The WBCA Coaches' All-America program honors the 10 best women's or girls' basketball players on each membership level (NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III, NAIA, two-year college and high school) as determined by member coaches each year. The WBCA NCAA DI Coaches' All-America Team is announced and recognized during the WBCA National Convention each year. WBCA Coaches' All-America Teams in the other membership divisions are announced at or near the end of the season.

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Collegiate Divisions

Eligibility. 
All academically eligible college women's basketball players whose head coaches are WBCA members are eligible.

Criteria. 

  • Current season game-by-game statistics and achievements
  • Impact on the team
  • Success of the team
  • Sportsmanship and attitude
  • Academic eligibility

Nomination.  Nominations can only be submitted by college head coaches who are members. A coach can nominate a maximum of three players only from their own team. A coach cannot nominate a player from another team. Nominations must include an approved NCAA statistical report (i.e., Stat Crew) attached as a PDF. Nominations must be submitted online and received by the deadline; no exceptions are made. The nomination period opens in January each year.

Note: A head coach should receive an email confirming their nomination(s). If a coach does not receive a confirmation email, please contact the WBCA Manager of Awards immediately.

Member Voting. Voting takes place by region only in NCAA DI, NCAA DII, NCAA DIII and NAIA divisions. Ballots containing the names of all eligible nominees are posted online. Member head coaches may vote only for nominees within their respective division/region. The players who receive the most votes in each region – the number of which is predetermined – become finalists for Coaches' All-America honors. All nominees in the two-year college division are automatically finalists for Coaches' All-America honors.

Selection. A committee composed of WBCA member coaches in each respective division selects the 10-member Coaches' All-America Team from the finalists. Those not selected receive Honorable Mention recognition.

High School Division

Eligibility.
Only high school seniors who are graduating in the current season are eligible. Fifth-year seniors are not eligible. It is not necessary that a player's coach be a WBCA member to be nominated.

Criteria.

  • Current season statistics and achievements
  • Impact on the team
  • Success of the team
  • Sportsmanship and attitude

Nomination.
Nominations can only be submitted by high school or AAU head coaches who are members. (A college coach cannot nominate a high school player for consideration.) A coach may nominate an eligible player from their own team or any other team within their WBCA awards district. Coaches are encouraged to contact their district representation to discuss players in their area. Nominations must be submitted online and received by the deadline; no exceptions are made.

Member Voting.
None.

Selection.
A committee composed of member coaches selects the 10-member Coaches' All-America Team from the finalists.  An additional 20 players are recognized as Honorable Mention.

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