Colts News · Ruby Dircio-Triple Impact Competitor

Congrats to Senior Ruby Dircio on being selected as one of the Positive Coaching Alliance “Triple Impact Competitors.”  Positive Coaching Alliance, a non-profit organization in the Los Angeles area honored Ruby tonight and presented her with a $3,000 scholarship.  Ruby is not only a stand out athlete and member of the community, but the ASB President at Crawford High School.  Congratulations Ruby!

Positive Coaching Alliance press release:

” Ruby Dircio, a senior who has competed in soccer, cross-country, softball, and track and field at Crawford High School in San Diego, California, was named a Triple-Impact Competitor by Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA)–Los Angeles. Ruby is one of ten Los Angeles high school scholar athletes to receive this recognition, and a Finalist for a PCA-Los Angeles Triple-Impact Competitor scholarship.

PCA’s Triple-Impact Competitor Finalists will be honored by PCA at the L.A 84 Foundation on March 1st by Marcellus Wiley who is a member of PCA’s National Advisory Board.

Triple-Impact Competitors are selected based on their essays explaining how they meet three criteria: personal mastery (making oneself better), leadership (making one’s teammates better), and honoring the game (making the game better).  Recipients must provide testimonials from a school administrator, a coach, and at least one from an individual who is familiar with the student-athlete and able to speak to his/her embodiment of the Triple-Impact Competitor principles.

“Ruby isn’t just a team player, she’s a team leader. Everything about her shows her genuine care and consideration for not just simply winning or being successful, but accomplishing goals collectively as a unit. She wants to win the right way”, said Alan Berkes, Executive Director of PCA’s Los Angeles chapter.  She will be the first in her family to attend college. She uses support from her teammates and coaches as fuel to work her hardest, demonstrating the true meaning of a Triple Impact Competitor.

Current high school juniors can apply for a Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship between January 1 and May 31, 2018.  Applications and more information can be found at

Positive Coaching Alliance is a national non-profit working to develop Better Athletes, Better People by partnering with youth and high school athletic programs to provide young athletes with a positive, character-building youth sports experience.