This past season, Fluman, a four-year varsity starter and a team captain the last two seasons, led her team to a first-place finish during the regular season Class A and Division II. The team then advanced to the Section V quarterfinals and finished with an overall record of 11-3-3.
Fluman, who will play college soccer on a scholarship at St. Bonaventure University, has also traveled to Spain and Italy as part of the New York Section V All-Star team in 2011 and 2012.
Fluman, who aspires to become a doctor, is a member of the National Honor Society and earlier this year was named the News 10 Scholar Athlete.
“With hard work and the support of my family, friends, coaches and teachers, I have been able to reach my goals,” Fluman said. “It’
"Christina is an outstanding example of what a leader and student athlete should represent,” said Jana Thomas, multi-media advertising manager at GTM Sportswear. “We are honored to be able to present the GTM Sportswear Athlete of the Month Award to Christina in response to her commitment and dedication to her sport, her team and her community.”
“The National High School Coaches Association is proud to recognize this young woman for her outstanding performances, not only on the field, but in the school and community as well,” said Bobby Ferraro, Jr., Executive Director of the National High School Coaches Association. “It’
NHSCA and GTM Sportswear honor one deserving high school athlete each month from September 2012 through April 2013. NHSCA coaches nominate commendable athletes through the NHSCA website. Each month, six finalists are selected by the NHSCA and presented via ballot to a group of high school sports writers, high school coaches, NHSCA and GTM Sportswear representatives to choose the winner. Out of the eight recipients of the monthly award, one athlete is chosen as the GTM Sportswear Athlete of the Year in May 2013.
About the National High School Coaches Association
The NHSCA continues its involvement in high-profile high school sports events. The NHSCA selects National Coaches and Senior Athletes of the Year in 22 boys and girls sports, and sponsors some of the largest high school national championship events in the country. The NHSCA also conducts multiple events through the year for both youth and high school athletes.
The NHSCA offers various membership benefits including general liability and multiple insurance programs. In partnership with North Star Resource Group, the NHSCA offers special discounts on Home & Auto insurance, as well as Disability insurance. NHSCA members an also take a level I coach certification course and have access to the Education Resource Center for coaches.
In previous years, the NHSCA has been proud to partner with various branches of the military as well as Corporate America. Through sponsorship with the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, the NHSCA has conducted Character and Leadership Workshops. Over 9600 students and coaches participated in those workshops. The NHSCA has also administered the Navy SEAL Fitness Challenge to nearly 20,000 high school students across the country.
The NHSCA is in the process of building the nation’s first National High School Sports Hall of Fame Museum, to be located in its headquarters city, Easton, PA. The museum will serve as home for all of the 20,000 high schools in America to showcase and honor their outstanding coaches and athletes as well as the NHSCA National High School Coaches and Athletes of the Year. For more information go to www.nhsca.com.
About GTM Sportswear
GTM Sportswear, headquartered in Manhattan, Kansas, is a national provider of custom-embellished uniforms, warm-ups and practice apparel for college, school, and club sports teams. Founded in 1989, the company employs more than 850 people, including a nationwide sales team and an inside support team. For more information, visit www.gtmsportswear.com.
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