Vote for Coach Downer, win Aces gear!

Back to News List | Posted on Jan 27th, 2014
Coach Downer was voted "Best Basketball Coach in PA" in USA TODAY's high school sports poll.

Aces Nation, we need you!

Vote now, win Aces gear and help Coach Downer advance to the national round in USA TODAY?S ?Best High School Coach? contest!

Coach D is in a tight regional battle with a coach from Maryland. Vote a minimum of 350 times in USA TODAY?S online poll and get a free, limited-edition Lower Merion Basketball t-shirt. Be one of the first ten people to vote a minimum of 3500 times and win a pair of Nike/Kobe basketball sneakers.

Here?s how to enter:

Click here to vote online and then take a screen shot of the vote total on your screen. (See below for instructions on how to take a screen shot.) It should look like this:

Copy and paste the screen shot in a word document. Number each screen shot. Save the document and email to with your name and contact info. Note that there are voting bonuses of up to 50 votes if you enter an email address. The ?easiest? way to get 350 votes would be to use seven different email addresses to collect seven 50-vote bonuses. If you use this method, capture screen shots of the emails sent to you confirming the bonus votes, like this:

Voting closes at 12 PM on January 30. Prizes will be distributed at the end of the contest.

Another way to win:

Tweet @aceshoops with a screenshot image (like the ones above) confirming your vote and include the hashtag #votefordowner. One random winner will be selected each day till January 30 to receive a Lower Merion Basketball t-shirt.

How to Take a Screen Shot:

Mac Users: Press Command + Shift + 4 and grab the area of the screen you wish to capture. Your screenshot will show up on your desktop, just copy and paste into a Word doc.

PC Users: Press the Print Screen key to take a full screen shot, then paste the image into a Word doc by pressing Control+V.