Standing next to his wife Melissa Cook, Andrew Cook accepts the NFHS Coach of the Year award for guiding Flower Mound to the girls 2022 UIL 6A State Championships
Amy Pitzel coached track and field and cross country for 16 years. Her most recent stint was at Katy Tompkins in Katy ISD. She led the Tompkins girls to three consecutive UIL 6A state meet team qualifications in 2017, 2018, and 2019 with a 2017 Region 3-6A team championship and runner-up finishes in 2018 and 2019. Pitzel was named Gulf Coast Scholastic Track and Field Coaches Association Coach of the Year in 2017.This season, she will pick Texas high school coaches and athletes throughout the season to discuss a variety of topics.
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Andrew Cook has won nearly every award possible over the last couple of years. Last week, he completed the guidance of the Flower Mound girls cross country program to their third consecutive UIL 6A team state championship. In May, his Flower Mound girls team also won the UIL 6A track and field state championship.
This is the final Pitzel's Picks interview of the 2022 cross country season; She talked to Coach Cook about his Flower Mound team, being a coach/parent, and a host of other topics.