US Youth Soccer Announces Regional Winners of Annual Awards
It is a great honor to be recognized as Coach of the Year or Referee of the Year and it is with great pleasure we share with our readers the recipients of these awards.
US Youth Soccer is excited to announce the regional winners of its annual awards. The regional awards include Boys and Girls Competitive Coaches of the Year, Boys and Girls Recreation Coaches of the Year, Young Referees of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Administrator of the Year and TOPSoccer Buddy and Coach of the Year.
The national winners will be announced on November 18 and then recognized at the 2020 US Youth Soccer Awards Gala, held Jan. 18 as part of the US Youth Soccer Workshop at the United Soccer Coaches Convention in Baltimore.
In addition, the Dr. Thomas Fleck Awardwill be announced with the national award winners on Jan.18, and the 2019 US Youth Soccer Hall of Fame Class will be inducted at the Gala.
The 2019 Goal and Save of the Year awards will be announced live at the Awards Gala.
|Female Young Referee of the Year||Reese Vandell – East|
Maya Ryder – Midwest
Hannah Smid – South
Kassidy Mashiyama – West
|Male Young Referee of the Year||Andrew Kennedy – East|
Justus Heers – Midwest
Jace Mathis – South
Elan Furman – West
|Volunteer of the Year||John Mingus – East|
Matt Crowl – Midwest
Bryan McDermott – South
Sherri Mackay – West
|Administrator of the Year||Tom Antonelli – East|
Chris Hovde – Midwest
Neil McNab Jr. – South
Erin Misaki – West
San Diego, Calif.
|TOPSoccer Buddy of the Year||Jessica Lee – East|
Liberty Messer – Midwest
Iain Garza – South
Scott Stevison – West
|West Hempstead, N.Y.|
Ft. Worth, Texas
|TOPSoccer Coach of the Year||Phillip Cook – East|
Stefan Bjes – Midwest
David Robinson – South
Christina Hughes – West
|Girls Recreation Coach of the Year||Jonathan Gangi – East|
Fred Nelson – Midwest
Matthew Emmons – South
Bryan Smith – West
|Boys Recreation Coach of the Year||Epiphany Vera – East|
Kyle Kreuser – Midwest
Greg McKee – South
Matthew Cramer – West
|Girls Competitive Coach of the Year||Tristan Wierbonski – East|
Giuliano Oliviero – Midwest
Jeremy Beckett – South
Simon Rothman – West
Wake Forest, N.C.
|Boys Competitive Coach of the Year||Alex Fatovic – East|
Daniel Trosper – Midwest
Nicholas Chetta III – South
Brian Orr – West
|New York, N.Y.|
January 18, 2020, is the next date for the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala at the Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor.
Seeking to expand the recognition for those who give their time and efforts to the organization by way of service, US Youth Soccer awards and recognizes those individuals at the annual ceremony.
At the 2020 Awards Gala, the 13th class of inductees to the US Youth Soccer Hall of Fame will be honored, along with the Dr. Thomas Fleck Award recipient for excellence in youth coaching education, Boys and Girls Competitive and Recreation Coach of the Year, Administrator of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Male and Female Young Referees of the Year, Goal and Save of the Year, and the TOPSoccer Buddy and Coach of the Year.
The deadline to submit nominations for the 2019 awards is Oct. 30, 2019, unless otherwise noted on the nomination form. Click here for more information.