kelli waalk gilbertsonCongratulations to Kelli Waalk-Gilberston for being named Adapted Sports Coach of the Year by the Minnesota State High School Coaches Association. She coaches the district’s adapted floor hockey, soccer and softball teams.

Waalk started as assistant coach in 1997 and took over as head coach in 2012. The CI-Adapted program has won 16 state titles during Waalk’s time as coach — 9 in softball, 3 in floor hockey, and 4 in soccer, including 2015. Teams have also placed second in state 14 times and third 11 times.