Captains for the Tri-City Elite were selected by the Coaches and they had some tuff decisions to make. There were a lot of worthy candidates.
Head coach James Canada made the first selection which was not such a tough decision. Kameron Silvers has displayed great leadership since the moment he joined the team. Encouraging teammates, working hard and contributing to the team off the field. Kameron Silvers is a future Chiawana Riverhawk.
Assistant Coach Leon Jackson chose Anthony Hernandez. Anthony is one of the most polite young men you will ever meet. He is also willing to go the extra mile for his team. Hernandez has displayed tremendous heart and has earned the respect of his team. Anthony Hernandez is a future Chiawana Riverhawk.
Assistant Coach Jorge Sanchez chose Jamil Woodhouse. If there was an MVP for efforts on and off the field Jamil may have earned that award. He has not only given a maximum effort in practice but also during fund raisers.
Assistant Coach Berto Sanchez chose Nicholas Little. This is a young man who has made every single practice and has never asked a single question. All he has done is received instructions and then executed what he was told. He is a model for what you look for out of a player. Nicholas Little is a future Kamiakin Brave.
Assistant Coach James Gonzalez chose Cole Kelley. A sneaky quick athlete, that leads by example. Cole has been given the honor to lead Coach Gonzalez’s defense. He has done a great job of taking the time to learn this defense’s terminology. At Quarterback he has excelled in his mechanics and will also take some snaps there as well. Cole Kelley is a future Pasco Bulldog.
Assistant Coach Jerry Mercado chose Devyn Edward. This is a young man who is pleasant to be around. A pure team attitude and willing to make any transitions as long as it helps the team succeed. He has also been a great help off the field with fund raisers. More importantly Devyn has excelled in school and that is what being apart of the Tri-City Elite is all about. Devyn Edward is a future Kennewick Lion.
Coaches choose Aaron Lighthall as honorary Captain. Aaron is a huge part of the Tri-City Elite and was projected to start on the Offensive line and was going to be apart of the first rotation on Defense. Aaron has suffered a knee injury therefore, will not be able to play. He will however travel with the team and take the field as one of the team's Captains. Aaron is a future Chiawana Riverhawk.