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Galesburg Girls Basketball Coach Evan Massey Selected To National High School Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame

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One of the winningest high school coaches in Illinois state history, regardless of sport, has received national recognition, as Galesburg High School girls' basketball coach Evan Massey will be inducted into the National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA) Hall of Fame.

For more on Massey's storied career leading the Silver Streaks, see the story below from the Galesburg Register-Mail:

The National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA) has announced the selection of Galesburg High School's Evan Massey to the National Coaches Hall of Fame.

The honor is presented to coaches across the nation to recognize their achievements in coaching, their contributions to their schools, communities, and states, their years of service to high school sports, and most importantly, their unselfish commitment to young athletes.

“While I am overwhelmed and very flattered to receive such an honor, basketball is a team sport," said Massey of his honor.

"I am getting the recognition but it has been a team effort and team achievement.

"It starts at home with the support and sacrifice of my wife and son." he added. "I have been blessed to have players and parents who bought into a culture of hard work and the 'we' being more important than the 'me.'

For more from Massey, as well as info on his career and the NHSACA Hall of Fame, read the remainder of this story on the Galesburg Register-Mail website by clicking here.