Gatorade Player of the Year

About This Project

Selection team for the preeminent high school sports award program in the nation, which annually recognizes America’s top student-athletes across 12 sports: Football, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Boys Track&Field, Girls Track&Field, Boys Cross Country and Girls Cross Country. Exhaustive research, vetting and analysis goes into the selection process, resulting in 606 state players of the year across all 50 states plus the District of Columbia and 12 national players of the year. Unique among all national high school sports awards programs, Gatorade POY winners must demonstrate academic excellence and leadership in the community.