2015 Massachusetts Youth Soccer
Annual Awards Nominations

Every year, in conjunction with U.S. Youth Soccer, Massachusetts Youth Soccer accepts nominations for awards to recognize people who give their time and energy to make the sport better. Each year, the recipients of the awards are chosen by a committee from Massachusetts Youth Soccer.

Nominations for this year's awards are due September 15, 2015.

The Administrator of the Year Award honors the extraordinary accomplishments in administration of youth soccer programs at any and all levels over a career. To nominate someone for Administrator of the Yearclick here.

The Volunteer of the Year Award honors those who are excellent role models for their community. Willingness to promote players and the game of 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. To nominate someone for Volunteer of the Year, click here.
The Recreational Coach of the Year is awarded to coaches of a boys' team and a coach of a girls' team in a recreational program for his or her coaching activities, sportsmanship, player development, personal coaching development and citizenship.To nominate someone for Boys' Recreational Coach of the Year or a Girls' Recreational Coach of the Year, click here.

The Competitive Coach of the Year is awarded to a competitive coach for both a boys' team and a girls' team for his or her coaching activities, sportsmanship, player development, personal coaching development and citizenship. To nominate someone for Boys' Competitive Coach of the Year or Girls' Competitive Coach of the Year, 
click here.

The TOPSoccer Buddy of the Year Award is given to an individual for his or her extraordinary accomplishments as a TOPSoccer Buddy and who has demonstrated patience, understanding, dependability, compassion and who has proven to be an invaluable volunteer to the US Youth Soccer TOPSoccer Program by filling many roles including coach, role model, cheerleader and by assisting with administrative responsibilities. To nominate someonel for TOPSoccer Buddy of the Year, click here.

NEW! The TOPSoccer Coach of the Year Award is given to a person who has shown patience, understanding, dependability, and flexibility; provided leadership and support to players and volunteers; and taught the game of soccer while creating a fun learning environment. To nominate someone for TOPSoccer Coach of the Year, click here.

We will
celebrate the achievements of players, administrators, coaches, volunteers and referees from across the state at our annual awards banquet:

2015 Annual Awards Banquet
Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 12 pm
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
(formerly the Sheraton by Four Points Hotel)
99 Erdman Way, Leominster MA 01453

Learn more about last year's award recipients:

Administrator of the Year: Rob Swann
Volunteer of the Year: Dennis Howard
Boys Recreational Coach of the Year: Lou Savlen
Boys Competitive Coach of the Year: Rick Savignano
Girls Recreational Coach of the Year: Bob Chen
Young Referees of the Year: Elizabeth McDonald & Ian Wyllie
Recreational Young Referees of the Year: Megan Stone & Ryan Tropeano
TOPSoccer Buddy of the Year: Macy Doucette

Contact Emily Reilly if you have any questions about the awards or the banquet.