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Kentucky Youth Soccer has developed an outstanding awards program to recognize all the various participants in youth soccer in our state. Working in cooperation with the United States Youth Soccer Association and with state sponsoring partners, many of the awards offer the opportunity for honorees to be recognized on the regional and national level.  


Kentucky Youth Soccer will be presenting awards at the 2016 Kentucky Youth Soccer Annual General Meeting in August to those who have gone above and beyond the normal call of duties in the past year. Kentucky Youth Soccer recognizes who give of their time and efforts to the organization by way of service. The following awards will be presented:

  • Select and Recreational Coach of the Year
  • Girls and Boys Young Referee of the Year
  • Girls and Boys Young Player of the Year
  • Administrator of the Year
  • Volunteer of the Year
  • TOPSoccer Buddy of the Year

Description of Awards

2016 Award Winners

Player of the Year – Girls | Sabryn Kapp | Derby City Rovers
Player of the Year – Boys | Andrew Minnis | Derby City Rovers
Girls Young Referee of the Year | Autumn Miller
Boys Young Referee of the Year | Ophraim Otieno
Girls Recreational Coach of the Year |Gary Terry | Woodford County Youth Soccer
Boys Recreational Coach of the Year | John Smith | Madison United Soccer Assocation
Girls Select Coach of the Year | Jason Meurer | United 1996 FC
Boys Select Coach of the Year | Rob Iliff | Spencer County Soccer Association
TOPSoccer Buddy of the Year | Tai Punsuchart| Lexington Youth Soccer
Administrator of the Year | Josh Lovelady | Elizabethtown Youth Soccer
Volunteer of the Year | Chris Calulot | Bluegrass Soccer Club

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