The mission of the Norman Public School District's athletic program is to provide all students with:
- Instruction in developing strong, fit bodies and fostering personal growth
- Opportunity to experience healthy competition and teamwork
- Encouragement to give full effort to academics and athletics
- Assistance in continuing educational, athletic and fitness pursuits into their adult years
Site Athletic Directors
Norman High - Bo Maynes
Norman North - Courtney Norton
Alcott Middle School - Chris Housman
Irving Middle School - Kevin Chesley
Longfellow Middle School - Larry Morman
Whittier Middle School - Daniel Keith Lough
NAA FANS & COACHES OF THE YEAR – 2019-2020
* Each year the Norman Athletic Association recognizes a coach and fan of the year from each respective high school for their accomplishments. Please support the NAA and our fans and their coaches.
NORMAN NORTH HIGH SCHOOL FAN OF THE YEAR-Michael Smith
Michael was born and raised in Norman graduating from Norman High in 1986, but he has been yelling, “Go T-wolves!” since the fall of 2010 when his daughter Michaela became a varsity starter on North’s fastpitch softball team her freshman year. His son Brooks, a 2019 North graduate, played four years of varsity baseball and 3 years of varsity football. From 2010-2019, Michael filled various roles on his children’s booster clubs including Fastpitch President, T-wolf Tunnel coordinator for football, and videoing baseball games for Twitter. His wife of 27 years, Angela Smith, is an EL teacher at Truman and Reagan Elementary schools and has enjoyed serving along with Michael. Michael has experienced MANY wonderful moments watching his T-wolves play but says his favorite would have to be beating Union at home on Brooks’s 16th birthday.
Your NAA NNHS Fan of the Year Michael Smith!!!!!!!!!!!
NORMAN NORTH HIGH SCHOOL COACH OF THE YEAR –Trevor Laffoon
Trevor was born and raised in Norman Oklahoma and graduated from Norman north in 2011. Trevor played soccer at Norman north and Celtic 93. Trevor continued his playing career at Oral Roberts university and graduated with a business management degree from Oru in 2015. Trevor is in his second year at Norman north as the girls soccer head coach. In his first year, Norman North was crowned the 2019 Class 6A State Champions! Trevor was named All City coach of the year and United Soccer Coaches coach of the year in 2019. Trevor would like to give credit to Don Rother, Bryan Young, Randy Laffoon, and Geo Claros for teaching him everything he knows about coaching and leading players. He would not be where he is without them and hopes they know how much they mean to him.
Your NAA NNHS Coach of the Year Trevor Laffoon!!!!!!!!!!!!
NORMAN HIGH SCHOOL FAN OF THE YEAR – A’Licia Gray
A’Licia is a 1995 graduate of Lindsay High School. Whether it was on the field, court, or in the livestock show ring, she always displayed pride and enthusiasm for her school, which by no surprise led her to being voted “most school spirit”. A’Licia has continued that same spirit with her children, Karic Gray a senior linebacker at Norman High, and Kylan Gray a sophomore quarterback at Norman High. A’Licia coached tball through Norman Parks & Rec, volunteered with multiple PTA’s, and has held booster club officer positions at both Alcott and NHS. She currently is president of NHS Football boosters. A’Licia is thankful for her husband and best friend Heath of 22 years, who has supported her along the way, but most importantly been an amazing father and role model for their two boys. A’Licia has many great memories throughout the years: supporting students in need, team meals, The Duck Derby, X Game championship, celebrating victories, but her favorite memory is the team send off for last year’s playoff game at Owasso. She is thankful for the many parents who have volunteered throughout the years, specifically the Brunch Bunch 2020. A’Licia has harvested a renewed school spirit and pride within multiple programs, and has been instrumental in “RESTORING THE ROAR” at NHS. FIGHT ON TIGERS!
Your NAA NHS Fan of the Year A’Licia Gray!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
NORMAN HIGH SCHOOL COACH OF THE YEAR-Michael Neal
Coach Neal attended the University of Oklahoma where he played on the Men's Basketball team and graduated in 2007. Neal went on to play professional basketball in Europe for 2 years in FRANCE and GERMANY before coming back to Norman and serving as a Graduate Assistant Coach for the Men's Basketball team at OU. Coach Neal enters his 6th year as the Head Girls Varsity Basketball coach at Norman High School. His coaching staff includes FRANKIE PARKS, MORGAN COALE, and CASEY STEPHENS. During his tome as head coach, Coach Neal and staff have had 13 players receive basketball scholarships. The Norman High Lady Tigers Basketball team won the 2018-2019 State Championship, last State title for Norman High was in 2005. This past season, Coach Neal was named:
- Daily Oklahoman "Big All-City Coach of the Year"
- OGBCA Regional Coach of the Year
- USA Today Oklahoma Coach of the Year
Coach Neal's wife LATOYA NEAL is a Kindergarten Teacher in Moore, and their 3 children (NASH, JUDE and EMRY) attend school here in Norman.
Your NAA NHS Coach of the Year Michael Neal!!!!!!!!!!!!!