Texas League hands out 2017 awards

Springfield's Simontacchi named Texas League Coach of the Year

Corpus Christi's Whataburger Field was recognized for having the best umpire locker rooms. (Hooks)

By Texas League | September 14, 2017 4:19 PM ET

FORT WORTH, T.X. -- The Texas League office has announced the following post-season awards as selected by the league's managers and umpires.

Mike Coolbaugh Memorial Texas League Coach of the Year: Jason Simontacchi, Springfield Cardinals

Texas League Sports Turf Manager of the Year: Brock Phipps, Springfield Cardinals

Best Visiting Clubhouse

  • North Division: Tulsa Drillers
  • South Division: Frisco Roughriders

Best Visiting Team Hotel: Corpus Christi Hooks, Holiday Inn Corpus Christi Downtown Marina

Best Umpire Locker Room: Corpus Christi Hooks

Best Umpire Hotel: Midland Rockhounds -- Home2 Suites / Staybridge Suites

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