Collier Elementary wins iPlay President’s Cup

Collier Elementary wins iPlay President’s Cup
Posted on 06/07/2019

Collier Elementary’s i play! afterschool team won the 2018-2019 H-E-B Tournament of Champions President’s Cup.

The students and Coach Adan Rodriguez received the exciting news from San Antonio Sports President and CEO Russ Bookbinder and H-E-B representatives during a surprise school assembly on June 5. They all celebrated by taking photos with the trophy!

Collier Elementary won first place out of 48 participating elementary schools in the Harlandale and San Antonio school districts.

“Congratulations to Coach Rodriguez and Collier Elementary,” Bookbinder said. “We are happy to announce they had the best winning percentages and showed the best sportsmanship!”

During the innovative afterschool program, the group of 25 students in third through fifth grades participated in five, 5-week sports development sessions (soccer, track, volleyball, tennis and basketball). Each sport unit culminated in a fun tournament, where the kids demonstrated their new skills to their parents, family and friends.

“The kids performed really well, they worked hard all year long,” Coach Rodriguez said. “It’s exciting to have their hard work recognized. The kids had fun participating in every sport and learning what it takes to be part of a team.”

Congratulations, Collier Eagles!

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