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Hall of Fame

MYSA Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame Mission Statement:
The mission of the Minnesota Youth Soccer Association Hall of Fame is to embrace the history, honor the contributors and inspire the youth through preservation of the sport of soccer in Minnesota.

Hall of Fame Criteria:

  • What was the candidate’s involvement in soccer?
  • How did the candidate’s actions/involvement impact soccer in Minnesota?
  • Were there national or international implications of these actions?
  • How many years of service to MYSA?
  • How many years of service to soccer in Minnesota?
  • How many years of service to soccer at the national or international level?

Categories: Players, Coaches, Administrators and Referees

Hall of Fame Election Process:
The MYSA Hall of Fame Committee will present its list of candidates to the MYSA Board of Directors who will determine the final candidate(s). The winner(s) will be announced at the MYSA Annual Recognition Banquet held the first Saturday in November of each year.

Current Hall of Fame Inductees:

Abboud, Charles (2009)
Bazakos, Mike (2008)
Bazakos, Toni (2008)
Beggin, Glenn (2006)
Beggin, Paul (2006)
Engstrom, Bob (2006)
Erhard, Lee (2010)
Enriquez, Dario (2015)
Finstad, Angie (2006)

Froslid, Ken (2006)
Kish, Cheryl (2009)
Johnson, Phil (2013)
Lagos, Buzz (2007)
Lyslo, Wall (2016)
Mansour, Fuad (2006)
Merrick, Alan (2007)
Minnesota Kicks (2007)
Moran, John (2012)

Portesan, Marian (1996)
Portesan, Sergio (1996)
St. Paul Soccer Club (2011)
Sandberg, Jan (2014)
Sanneh, Tony (2016)
Singer, Ellie (2013)
Tudor, John (2012)
Warter, Mike (2007)

Click on image for a short bio of each inductee.