Starting Fall 2020, MYSA will recognize players, coaches and volunteers each season. Anyone can nominate a coach or volunteer for an award, however, only the coach can submit a sportsmanship award winner.
Fall 2020 nominations closed October 14, 2020.
Questions? Contact AshleyJacques@MNYouthSoccer.org.
This award is given to one player on each team who exhibits all qualities of sportsmanship including a positive attitude, respect, teamwork and love of the game. Each winner will receive a small gift courtesy of Sator Soccer.
|Adan Ahmed | SAYEC||Jayden Ateka | KMYSA||Reid Bjurquist | MN Eclipse MapleBrook|
|Lincoln Breitkreutz | Sartell SA||Cole Buffington | St. Peter SC||Alex Burns | Sartell SA|
|Solan Gamachis | MN Eclipse MapleBrook||Robert Gibeau | MN Eclipse MapleBrook||Nate Gilg | Minneapolis United SC|
|Sam Gohl | Great River SC||Kian Gustufson | Great River SC||Ben Highfield | Owatonna SA|
|Ethan Hughes | MN Eclipse MapleBrook||Lane Johnson | BOREAL FC||Riley Johnson | Owatonna SA|
|Marek Konieczny | CRU/NLS||Riley McGowan | Crow River SC||Camren Monson | Force SC|
|Idris Muumin | SAYEC||Liam Newbold | CRU/NLS||Zayan Oliyath | Salvo SC|
|Ethan Olson | MN Eclipse MapleBrook||Federico Rivera | MN Rush||Nikhil Saoji | MN Rush|
|Tanner Schrepher | MN Eclipse MapleBrook||Taylan Siens | St. Michael-Albertville SC||Gage Stueven | Mankato United SC|
|Blake Swenson | Sartell SA||Tustin Todd | Sporting St. Croix||Emik Zhyhar | Force SC|
|Carrie Allen | CRU/NLS||Alex Andrist | Great River SC||Scarlett Bauer | CMYSA|
|Hazel Beatty | MN Rush||Kaylee Chaney | Twin Cities Fire SC||Heidi Chavez | CRU/NLS|
|Adalyn Cooley | CRU/NLS||Lilliana DeLeon | Salvo SC||Courtney Domras | St. Peter SC|
|Alexis Finley | MN Rush||Lucia Gonzalez | MN Eclipse MapleBrook||Madelaine Gore | KMYSA|
|Josie Guidinger | Manitou FC||Gabby Januschka | Force SC||Hadley Johnston | St. Michael-Albertville SC|
|Cecelia Linders | Manitou FC||Lillian Lundgren | Crow River SC||Cameron Mielke | Twin Cities Fire SC|
|Jordan Nordby | Owatonna SA||Samaiyah Oliver | Force SC||Hadley Osmondson | Princeton Youth SA|
|Abby Oxborough | Twin Cities Fire SC||Laina Peterson | Mankato United SC||Teresa Rotondo | CRU/NLS|
|Hawa Schmidt | CMYSA||Nisha Wetter | MN Rush||Addy Wittenberg | Sporting St. Croix|
|Brynlie Wold | CRU/NLS|
These coaches exemplify leadership both on and off the field and go that extra mile to ensure a great soccer experience for all participants.
Boys MN League One Coach: Leo Barbosa | Minnesota Rush
Girls MN League One Coach: Joey Matesi | BOREAL FC
Boys Black & Blue Coach: Beder Mendez | Richfield Soccer Association
Girls Black & Blue Coach: Eric Greiner | Central Minnesota Youth Soccer Association
Each volunteer coach (Black & Blue) will receive a $100 gift card courtesy of Sator Soccer.
These team managers are not only volunteers, but also the engine of the team.
Boys Team Manager: Ellen McAlpin | MN Eclipse MapleBrook
Girls Team Manager: Kristine Greer | Waconia Soccer Club
Selected by the Minnesota State Referee Committee.
TOPSoccer Buddy (summer only)– This award is given to an extraordinary individual and their accomplishments as a TOPSoccer Buddy. This person demonstrates patience, understanding, dependability, flexibility and the ability to adjust to ever-changing on the field situations.
TOPSoccer Coach (summer only)– This award is given to a individual who facilitates the program by filling many roles, including being a coach, cheerleader and role model as well as assisting, guiding, directing and teaching the game of soccer and its skills while creating a fun learning experience.