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Youth Boys Dec 19, 2016

NSCAA announces Youth Coaches of the Year

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Via NSCAA) – The National Soccer Coaches Association of America announced on Monday the 2016 NSCAA Regional and National Coaches of the Year for boys’ and girls’ youth soccer.

Toledo Celtics Soccer Club’s Kirk Brazeau, who won state championships at the U15 and U16 age levels, is recognized as the 2016 NSCAA Youth Boys’ National Coach of the Year. Tennessee Soccer Club’s Ronnie Woodard, who led her U18 team to a national title, is named the 2016 NSCAA Youth Girls’ National Coach of the Year.

2016 NSCAA Youth Boys’ Regional Coaches of the Year
East: Kirk Brazeau, Toledo Celtics Soccer Club (Ohio)
North: Karl-Heinz Woerle, Coon Rapids Soccer Association (Minn.)
South: Colin Barnes, Alabama Soccer Association
West: Michael McNeill, San Francisco Glens Evolution (Calif.)

2016 NSCAA Youth Girls’ Regional Coaches of the Year
East: Rudy Grubesky, Dillsburg Area Soccer Club (Pa.)
North: Andrew Stout, Fort Wayne Sport Club (Ind.)
South: Ronnie Woodard, Tennessee Soccer Club
West: Neil Hull, PASS Academy (Texas)

Brazeau and Woodard will be honored as National Coaches of the Year at the NSCAA Awards Banquet on January 13, 2017 at the JW Marriott Los Angeles. The Regional Coaches of the Year will be formally acknowledged for their accomplishments at the NSCAA Youth Club Social on January 12, 2017 at the JW Marriott Los Angeles.

Both ceremonies will take place during the 2017 NSCAA Convention from Jan. 11-15 in Los Angeles.

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