Location: Minneapolis Marriott Northwest
7025 Northland Dr N, Brooklyn Park MN 55428
The MYSA Annual Recognition Banquet honors the year’s best in soccer. The event recognizes our Annual Award winners, Mike Warter College Scholarship recipients, ODP Regional players, and the inductees into the MYSA Hall of Fame.
The Annual Awards recognize individuals for going above and beyond and for their dedication, time and efforts to the game of soccer in Minnesota. Winners are forwarded on for Regional and possible National consideration.
Competitive Coach of the Year – This award is given to a competitive coach for both a boys' team and a girls' team. This person exemplifies leadership both on and off the field and goes that extra mile to ensure a great soccer experience for all participants.
Recreational Coach of the Year – This award is given to a recreational coach for both a boys' team and a girls' team. This person exemplifies leadership both on and off the field and goes that extra mile to ensure a great soccer experience for all participants.
Administrator of the Year – This award is given to those that have worked hard within their club to help provide opportunities for children to not only play soccer but to play in a safe and fun environment.
Volunteer of the Year – This award honors those who are excellent role models for their community who generously give of their time and talents for the good of the game.
TOPSoccer Buddy of the Year – 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 of the Year – 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.
Young Referee of the Year –
Selected by the Minnesota State Referee Committee.
Have you seen an amazing goal or save this season? Scored a highlight-reel-worthy goal? Come up with a game-changing save? Then it's time for you to fill out your nomination for Goal and Save of the Year.
Over the summer months, MYSA will be collecting video highlights of great goals or saves from players at any age and level (Premier, Classic 1, Classic 2, Classic 3, Recreation or TOPSoccer). Four finalists in each category will be selected and invited to the Minnesota Youth Soccer Annual Awards Banquet on November 2, 2019 where the winners will be announced.
Nominations closed Sept. 27, 2019.