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2012 Awards Program - (05/14/2012)

May 14, 2012 12:07 PM

Do you have someone that has gone above and beyond the call of duty?  Kentucky Youth Soccer has developed an outstanding awards program to recognize all the various participants in youth soccer in our state and we need your help.  The 2012 Awards Nomination period is now open and to recommend someone, simply complete the online form below by June 15: 

The 2012 Awards Online Nomination Form -  Nominations close on June 15, 2012.  In addition to this online application, you must include no more than Three (3) letters of recommendation, and other supporting documentation. Please email supporting letters of recommendation in a word file document separately to

Below are the catagories and small desctiption fo each

Administrator of the Year
- This award is designed to recognize excellence and outstanding achievements of administrators by honoring their extraordinary accomplishments. Administration includes all aspects of the "paperwork" of youth soccer.

Coaches of the Year
(one boys and one girl – both recreational and select) - These recipients dedicate their time and efforts to recreational soccer. They promote participation and fun to the players, as opposed to winning and losing. Players and peers view this person as an influential role model, a person who is in the game for the kids to have fun and creates a positive playing environment.  
Parent of the Year - This award recognizes outstanding achievements by parents in advancing youth soccer in the state. This award is given annually to a parent who exemplifies a selfless dedication to youth soccer.
TOPSoccer Buddy of the Year - The nominees demonstrate patience, understanding, dependability, flexibility and ability to adjust to ever-changing on-field situations. This person is also an invaluable volunteer who facilitates the program by filling many roles, including being a coach, cheerleader and role model as well as assisting when needed with administrative responsibilities. 
Young Referee of the Year (one male and one female) - The young male and female that receives this award is professional in appearance, dependable, consistent in performance, has a positive attitude toward players and team officials. This young referee must be a role model both on and off of the playing field. 
Volunteer of the Year - This award recognizes the soccer volunteer who is a positive role model for the community beyond soccer, yet receives no compensation for the efforts. This person demonstrates a willingness to promote soccer and helps increase the opportunity for others to participate in soccer.