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Boys Jul 20, 2018

US Youth Soccer unveils Presidents Cup Golden Boot, Glove awards

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FRISCO, Texas (Via US Youth Soccer) — US Youth Soccer has announced the recipients of the 2018 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup Golden Boot and Golden Glove awards.

Players selected to receive each award earned the recognition through their play at the 2018 National Presidents Cup, which took place July 12-15 at the Grand Park Sports Complex in Westfield, Ind. In each of the 13U through 18U Boys and Girls age groups, the Golden Boot is awarded to the top goal-scorer and the Golden Glove is awarded to the goalkeeper with the most Best 11 votes.

2018 National Presidents Cup | Golden Boot Award Winners

Age Group Name Team
13U Boys Roberto Morales FC Dallas RGV 05 Red (TX-S)
13U Girls Samantha Smith FC Nova Elite 05 (ID)
14U Boys Jose Lopez Central California Aztecs 04 (CA-S)
14U Girls Alysia Aspiazu LVSA 04 White (NV)
15U Boys Omar Coronel Heat FC 03 AS (NV)
15U Girls Avery Larson IP Aces Blue (IL)
16U Boys Sebastian Ramirez Heat FC 02 GR (NV)
16U Girls Heidi Smith LVPSA 02 Red (NV)
17U Boys Ben Simister 7 Elite Academy 01 South (UT)
17U Girls Brooke Brodzinski Chicago Rush Select (IL)
18U Boys Cole Vincent Iowa Rush (IA)
18U Girls Dylan Van Fleet Green White SC (IL)

2018 National Presidents Cup | Golden Glove Award Winners

Age Group Name Team
13U Boys Elias Cardenas Soltilo FC (CA-S)
13U Girls Katherine Southard FC Nova Elite 05 (ID)
14U Boys Christian Canales ASA PGSA REAL BARZA 04 (MD)
14U Girls Madisen Berg LVSA 04 White (NV)
15U Boys Jonathan Jacquez 03 Sporting Wichita Elite (KS)
15U Girls Lilly Collins IP Aces Blue (IL)
16U Boys Johan Rodriques VE Green Gunners (PA-E)
16U Girls Rachel Bump Mutiny FC 02 White (TX-N)
17U Boys Alex Noser Chicago Rush 2001 Select (IL)
17U Girls Gabrielle Dolan Rage United Comets (PA-E)
18U Boys Brandon Merritt Iowa Rush (IA)
18U Girls Lily Foster Sting Timbers 00/01 (ID)

The event featured 48 US Youth Soccer Boys and Girls teams in the 13U through 18U age groups that earned their way to the National Presidents Cup via success in their respective US Youth Soccer Regional Presidents Cup events.

Click here to see which teams claimed National Presidents Cup titles and recap the action from the championship games in Westfield.

The US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup offers teams the challenge of experiencing different types of play by competing from state to regional to national levels. The Presidents Cup provides teams with a progressive, competitive experience that highlights competition, camaraderie and community.

For more information on the US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup, visit

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