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USYS Jan 16, 2016

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


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