Former long-time High Plains Community wrestling coach Norm Manstedt is among 13 coaches and athletic directors from Nebraska who have been chosen as finalists for a national honor. 

The National High School Athletic Coaches Association national coach of the year award will be announced in Lincoln on July 23.

All Nebraska coaches who were nominated for the honor were chosen by the Nebraska Coaches Association. NCA past presidents Jeff Bellar and Dan Keyser will also be inducted into the national high school coaching hall of fame at the same convention.