National winners announced at 2016 US Youth Soccer Awards Gala
BALTIMORE (Via US Youth Soccer) — Sixteen individuals were honored with national awards Friday night at the 2016 US Youth Soccer Awards Gala, held at the Hilton Key Ballroom in Baltimore, Md.
Hilary Kennedy, host of The US Youth Soccer Show, set the stage for the night as the master of ceremonies for the more than 1,000 in attendance. 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, Goal and Save of the Year, TOPSoccer Buddy and Coach of the Year and the Dr. Thomas Fleck Award were presented during the Gala, and the 2015 US Youth Soccer Hall of Fame Class was inducted.
Full releases for each of the winners and honorees can be accessed by clicking on the names below.
|Female Young Referee of the Year||Hailey Murin|
|Male Young Referee of the Year||Benjamin Davis|
|Volunteer of the Year||Karen Wright|
|Administrator of the Year||John Newton|
|TOPSoccer Buddy of the Year||Zach Saliterman|
|TOPSoccer Coach of the Year||Ed DeMulder|
|Girls Recreation Coach of the Year||Angela L. Huber|
|Boys Recreation Coach of the Year||Patrick McCrory|
|Girls Competitive Coach of the Year||Monica Lovett-Groat|
|Boys Competitive Coach of the Year||Xavier Rico|
|Goal of the Year||Steven May|
|Save of the Year||West Brownlee|
|Dr. Thomas Fleck Award||Bobby Howe|
|Hall of Fame||Evelyn Gill|
|Hall of Fame||Peggy Neason|
|Hall of Fame||Bob Wertz|