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Annual Awards

MSYSA

The Maryland State Youth Soccer Association is proud to recognize the accomplishments and contributions of those in the soccer community.

For the 2017 awards, completed nomination forms should be submitted to exvp@msysa.org by Thursday, June 1, 2017 for consideration.

Each year the following award categories will be presented:

(Please click on the category to download the corresponding nomination form) 

 

-Administrator of the Year

The Administrator of the Year award honors the extraordinary accomplishments in administration over a career.

 

-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.

 

-MSYSA Sportsmanship Award

The MSYSA Sportsmanship Award is an award given to an individual who most exemplifies the ideals of sportsmanship on and off the field whit ethical behavior, fair play and integrity. 

 

-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.

 

-Young Female Referee of the Year

The annual Young Female Referee of the Year award honors those who have a strong work ethic, knowledge of the rules of the game and are positive role models.

 

-Young Male Referee of the Year

The annual Young Male Referee of the Year award honors those who have a strong work ethic, knowledge of the rules of the game and are positive role models.

 

 
 
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