Girls' Golf -- Karen Gravley
Allen High School - Allen, Texas
guided a young Allen team to the 5A
state team title this year, the third of her
A Lady Eagles lineup that consisted of two seniors, four sophomores and a freshman won the District 8-5A tournament by 60 strokes, then shot 288-293-581 to win the state title by 11 shots.
Under Gravleyâ€™s direction, Allen also won back-to-back titles in 2005 and 2006 â€" the first state titles won by the school in any sport â€" and also finished second in state in 2010 and third in 2011.
is a five-time District Coach of the Year and a three-time North Texas High School Golf Coaches Association (NTHSGCA) Coach of the Year.
She served as NTHSGCA vice-president in 1990 and president in 1991.
The National Federation of State High School Associations
Southwest Region Coach of the Year in 2007.
A 1974 graduate of Oklahoma State University, Gravley taught health and physical education for five years at Dallas Trinity Christian Academy before embarking on a professional golf career.
played on the Womenâ€™s Professional Golf Tour and the Ladies Asian Golf Tour, earning her
LPGA Tour card in 1984.
returned to education in 1987, coaching the boys and girls golf teams for four years at Flower Mound Marcus High and the womenâ€™s team at Southern Methodist University
for one season before taking the reins at Allen in 1992.
She teaches physical education at Kerr Elementary School in Allen.