Who was the best high-school athlete in central Ohio during the winter sports season? Viewers of Time Warner Cable will get to decide.

Who was the best high-school athlete in central Ohio during the winter sports season? Viewers of Time Warner Cable will get to decide.

Time Warner and ThisWeek Community Newspapers have teamed up for the first Athlete of the Season competition. ThisWeek selected the top performers in nine sports, and those nine will be featured on Time Warner Cable Local On Demand Channel 1111 from now until April 15. The athlete who receives the most votes will win $500 for his or her school's athletics boosters. Each view is worth one vote.

Tune into Local On Demand Channel 1111 and select the "Viewer's Choice" tab.

The nine athletes are: Northland's Jared Sullinger (boys basketball), Pickerington Central's Emilee Harmon (girls basketball), Westerville North's Josh Demas (wrestling), Olentangy Liberty's Doug Kouskouris (hockey), Dublin Coffman's Hailey Fairchild (gymnastics), Upper Arlington's Eric Huffman (boys swimming), Watterson's Gracie Finnegan (girls swimming), Pickerington North's Ryan Gorring (boys bowling) and Westerville Central's Mary Wells (girls bowling).

The following schools are seeking coaches:

Dublin Jerome -- Varsity assistant softball varsity assistant girls soccer. Send résumé to Nick Magistrale, athletics director, Dublin Jerome High School, 8300 Hyland Croy Road, Dublin, 43016.

Dublin Scioto --ĘVarsity girls volleyball, varsity field hockey. Call Director of Athletics Kip Witchey at (614) 717-2468.

Hilliard Bradley -- Varsity baseball, varsity cheerleading, varsity boys basketball, varsity girls basketball, varsity boys lacrosse, varsity girls lacrosse, varsity boys track, varsity girls track, varsity boys tennis, varsity boys volleyball, varsity softball, varsity gymnastics, varsity swimming and diving and varsity wrestling. Send cover letter and résumé to jobs@hboe.org and put the position applying for in the subject line.

Olentangy --ĘVarsity field hockey. For information, contact athletics director Jay Wolfe at (740) 657-4110 or jay_wolfe@olentangy.k12.oh.us.

Zenith is offering a volleyball academy from April 5 through May 17 at Dublin Jerome High School for boys and girls grades 3-12. Course last five days and will focus on high level skill instruction as taught by Steven Hinds. Hinds is currently an assistant for the Capital women's volleyball team. The athlete-to-instructor ratio won't exceed 1-to-10. For more information call Hinds at (614) 361-3315 or e-mail asnmse@yahoo.com.