The South Carolina High School Soccer Coaches Association has adopted the following criteria in the selection of the Palmetto State coaching representative for the McDonald's All American High School Soccer Games which were held at Charleston's Blackbaud Stadium on Daniel Island in June of 2002-2003 and were managed by Sports Events International of Charleston.
Years as Head Coach in South Carolina
Member of National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)
Member of South Carolina Athletic Coaches Association (SCACA)
Member of South Carolina High School Soccer Coaches Association (SCHSSCA)
North-South All-Star Game Head Coach
Overall Winning Record in High School Soccer
Additional Coaching Honors in South Carolina High School Soccer
Additional Coaching Honors Nationally
Positive Contribution to the improvement of High School Soccer in South Carolina
Coach Dick Smith of T.L. Hanna HS and Coach Scott Ferguson of Wando HS represented the Palmetto State in 2002 for the boys and girls events, respectively.