Area coaches selected for 2021 Big Country FCA All-Star Festival

Paul Harris
San Angelo Standard-Times
Big Country FCA, All-Star Festival

The Big Country Fellowship of Christian Athletes has selected 36 area coaches to participate in the Big Country Chevy Dealers 2021 FCA All-Star Festival.

The festival is scheduled for June 3-12, hosted in San Angelo, Brownwood, Abilene and Eastland. It will feature more than 300 of the area’s top student-athletes participating in seven sports — football, basketball, volleyball, baseball, softball, golf and cheerleading. Eleven student trainers from the area were all-star selections as well.

The 2021 FCA All-Star Festival coaches chosen to serve include:

FOOTBALL

Blue Team: Sammy Burnett (Brownwood), Matt Fanning (Jim Ned), Aaron Roan (Abilene Cooper), Matt Jones (San Angelo TLCA), Gary Moses (Cross Plains), Luke Harrison (Clack Middle School, AISD)

Red Team: Sterling Doty (Stephenville), Scott Campbell (Clyde), Britt Hart (Merkel), Marvin Wilson (Ballinger), Josh Gillespie (Abilene Wylie), Derek Schlieve (Baird)

VOLLEYBALL

North: Paige Hauger (Newcastle), Rachel Schuman (Eastland), Caroline Cleveland (Abilene High)

South: Robynn Jones (Wall), Megan Rausch (Abilene Wylie), Cassie Dowdy (Madison Middle School, AISD)

MEN’S BASKETBALL

North: Kia McCarty (Stephenville), Ryan Bleiker (Jayton)

South: Matt Preston (Hawley), Kent Sherrill (San Angelo TLCA)

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

North: Shella Arnwine (Roscoe), Royce Jesko (Santa Anna)

South: Mykia Anderson (Clyde), Tate Thompson (Albany)

SOFTBALL

North: Adam Arrington (Graham), Jim Reese (Abilene High)

South: Billy Todd (Mason), Kayla Matthews (San Angelo Central)

BASEBALL

North: Kevin Bartley (Stamford), Kevin Bartley, Jr. (Breckenridge)

South: Rocky Bernal (Brady), Chad Dail (May)

GOLF

Boys Coach: Bill Culverhouse (Eastland)

Girls Coach: Laura Martin (Brownwood)

SCHEDULE

• Saturday, June 5: The 13th annual All-Star women’s basketball game and the 9th annual All-Star men’s basketball game in Brownwood, both presented by Abilene Bone and Joint

• Monday, June 7 and Tuesday, June 8: The 2nd annual Big Country FCA All-Star golf tournament on the Kingdom Course at Solid Rock Camp in Eastland

• Friday, June 11: The 8th annual FCA All-Star softball and baseball games in San Angelo, presented by 1st Community Federal Credit Union

• Saturday, June 12: The 9th annual FCA All-Star volleyball game in Abilene, presented by Hendrick Medical Center

• Saturday, June 12: The 22st annual Myrle Greathouse All-Star Football Classic in Abilene, presented by the Myrle Greathouse Foundation This year’s FCA all-star athletes will gather for the roster unveiling and celebration this Sunday, March 21 beginning at 1:30 p.m. at Beltway Church, 4009 Beltway South in Abilene.

The Big Country Fellowship of Christian Athletes serves communities spread across a 37-county area including Abilene, the Concho Valley, the Brownwood area and Cross Timbers/Stephenville area. For more information about Big Country FCA, contact Andy Penney, Big Country FCA Area Director, at 806-577-2537 or apenney@fca.org.