Minnesota Youth Athletics Services


For the past few months the NBA has conducted search for the Jr. NBA youth Coach of the Year (COY) and out of the 30 teams, our worthy Timberwolves/Lynx COY, Carrie Barren of Eagan has made it into the semi-final round of 8. We are asking for your assistance to get her to the final 3 and represent us at the 2017 NBA Awards Show in New York.


The final stage consists of votes from a distinguished national panel AND fan votes via Twitter. So, please help us by utilizing the attached or the instructions below and tweet your votes for Carrie. Please ask your followers to retweet as those votes count as well. Vote often! Be sure to use the hashtag #JrNBACOYMIN


Fan voting will be open on Twitter only for a period of 15 days beginning Monday, May 8 at 12:00pm EST and concluding on Monday, May 22 at 11:59pm EST. 


Voting rules are as follows:

  • Voting is open from May 8 – May 22, 2017 on Twitter ONLY
  • Tweet specific coach hashtag to count as one vote. Your hashtag is #JrNBACOYMIN.
  • Retweets count as votes
  • There is no limit on the amount of times users can vote per day
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