Team Awards

Ironman Award – This is awarded to the athlete that participated in the most total plays for the football season, offense, defense, and special teams combined.



Trojan Fighting Heart Award – This player displayed a consistent, energetic attitude throughout the football season regardless of circumstances.


IAR2 Courage Award – IAR2 stands for “If it Ain’t Rough, It Ain’t Right. This recipient exemplifies this phrase and has overcome difficult circumstances with courage and tenacity to contribute mightily to our team’s success.


Coaches Award – This player believed in the program and was committed every day to the team before himself.


‘Ray Verkerk’ Offensive Line Award – This award goes to the outstanding offensive lineman or linemen.  It is named for Coach Ray Verkerk, who coached at Trinity for years and left a legacy of fine young men because of his coaching and teaching abilities.


‘Radar’ 12th Man Award – This is awarded to a trainer, manager, or student filmer who went above and beyond the call of duty as a member of our support personnel. It is named for Anthony ‘Radar” Neal, who was our lead filmer for 3 years and now is a member of the U.S. Marines.


‘John Reddell’ Most Valuable Player Award – This award is presented to the player whose contributions most helped the team win. It is named for Coach John Reddell, who was the Head Coach at Trinity from 1976-1990. He led the Trojans to 9 playoff appearances and 8 District Championships. More importantly, Coach Reddell impacted generations of Trojans in a positive way and left a legacy far greater than his stellar coaching record.


Sportsmanship Award – This player was a great example of a warrior and a gentleman. When it was appropriate, between the whistles, he competed as well as anybody. His behavior all other times exemplified what a student athlete and a gentleman should be.


HAKA Award – The HAKA is preformed to ignite the breath, energize the body, and inspire the spirit! It is disciplined, yet emotional. The leader of the HAKA must inspire courage and strength-excite, motivate, and provide a spark. He is a leader by example in his actions and in his spirit.


Cargile/Clark’ Lean on Me Award This award is given to the player who most represents our team in service to others. It is named for former Trinity High School Principal, Andy Cargile, and Trinity High School Custodian, Charles Clark, who both model “leaning forward for others”.