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Youth Boys Jun 05, 2018

Maryland State Youth Soccer Association announces 2018 awards

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(Via MSYSA) – The Maryland State Youth Soccer Association has recognized the accomplishments and contributions of those in the soccer community with its 2018 individual awards.

  • Recreational Female Coach Of The Year: Kim Cook
  • Recreational Male Coach Of The Year: Mohamed Ouchikh
  • Competitive Female Coach Of The Year: Nicole Roventini
  • Competitive Male Coach Of The Year: Corey Childs
  • Volunteer of the Year: Virginia Diaz
  • Young Female Referee Of The Year: Olivia & Sabrina Amaral
  • Young Male Referee Of The Year: Griffin Tucker

Competitive Female Coach of the Year

The Competitive Female Coach of the Year is awarded to a competitive coach for her coaching activities, sportsmanship, player development, personal coaching development and citizenship.

Competitive Male Coach of the Year

The Competitive Male Coach of the Year is awarded to a competitive coach for his coaching activities, sportsmanship, player development, personal coaching development and citizenship.

Recreational Female Coach of the Year

The Recreational Female Coach of the Year is awarded to a recreational coach for her coaching activities, sportsmanship, player development, personal coaching development and citizenship.

Recreational Male Coach of the Year

The Recreational Male Coach of the Year is awarded to a recreational coach for his coaching activities, sportsmanship, player development, personal coaching development and citizenship.

TOPSoccer Buddy of the Year

The TOPSoccer Buddy of the Year award is awarded for extraordinary accomplishments as a TOPSoccer Buddy. The nominees demonstrate patience, understanding, dependability, flexibility and ability to adjust to ever-changing on-field situations. The Buddy of the Year is also an invaluable volunteer who facilitates the program by filling many roles, including being a coach, cheerleader and role model as well as assisting with administrative responsibilities, when needed. Other important qualities of the buddy are engaging players one-on-one, modeling desired behavior and being cognizant of player safety. Buddies assist, guide, direct and teach the game of soccer and its skills while creating a fun learning experience.

TOPSoccer Coach of the Year

The TOPSoccer Coach of the Year award is awarded for extraordinary accomplishments as a TOPSoccer Coach. The nominees demonstrate patience, understanding, dependability, flexibility and ability to adjust to ever-changing on-field situations. The Coach of the Year is also an invaluable volunteer who facilitates the program by filling many roles, including being a coach, cheerleader and role model as well as assisting with administrative responsibilities, when needed. Coaches show leadership and support while assisting, guiding and teaching the game of soccer and its skills while creating a fun learning experience.

Volunteer of the Year

The Volunteer of the Year award honors those who are excellent role models for their community. Willingness to promote players and soccer, sound moral and ethical character and increasing the opportunities to participate in soccer are all characteristics of nominees for the Volunteer of the Year award.

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