US Youth Soccer and DYSA Annual Awards 

US Youth Soccer presents its awards at the Award Gala that will be held during the US Youth Soccer Workshop each year.  DYSA selects the winner for each category to represent Delaware and then submits the nominees to Region 1.  Region I will then choose a recipient for each of the awards and the Region I winner will become a candidate for the US Youth Soccer award. 

Below are the nomination forms for the 2014 Awards.  Please note that there are four categories for Coach of the Year - Girls Competitive, Boys Competitive, Girls Recreational and Boys Recreational. Please use the Coach of the Year Form for each.  

All nominations must be received by mail or email no later than Monday, September 15th.  Forms can be emailed to administrator@dysa.org or mailed to:

DYSA,
P.O. Box 11045,
Wilmington, DE  19850-1045.

DYSA will then review each nominiation and select a winner from each category to represent Delaware.  

Please click on below for each nomination form: Questions should be directed to administrator@dysa.org

Administrator of The Year

The Administrator of the Year Award honors the extraordinary accomplishments in administration over a career. The national Administrator of the Year is announced at the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala, as a part of the US Youth Soccer Workshop

Nomination Form: 2014 Administrator of the Year


Volunteer of The Year
The Volunteer of the Year award honors those who are excellent role models for their community. Willingness to promote players and soccer, sound moral and ethical character and increasing the opportunities to participate in soccer are all characteristics of nominees for the Volunteer of the Year award. The national Volunteer of the Year is announced at the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala, as a part of the US Youth Soccer Workshop.

Nomination Form: 2014 Volunteer of the Year


TOPSoccer Buddy of The Year
Established in 2009, the US Youth Soccer TOPSoccer Buddy of the Year award is awarded for extraordinary accomplishments as a TOPSoccer Buddy. The nominees demonstrate patience, understanding, dependability, flexibility and ability to adjust to ever-changing on-field situations. The Buddy of the Year 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. Other important qualities of the buddy are engaging players one-on-one, modeling desired behavior and being cognizant of player safety. Buddies assist, guide, direct and teach the game of soccer and its skills while creating a fun learning experience. The national TOPSoccer Buddy of the Year award is announced at the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala, as a part of the US Youth Soccer Workshop.

Nomination Form: 2014 TOPSoccer Volunteer of the Year


Competitive Coach of The Year
The Competitive Coach of the Year is awarded to a competitive coach for both a boy's team and a girl's team for his or her coaching activities, sportsmanship, player development, personal coaching development and citizenship. The national Boys and Girls Competitive Coaches of the Year is announced at the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala, as a part of the US Youth Soccer Workshop.

Nomination Form: 2014 Competitive Coach of the Year


Recreational Coach of The Year
The US Youth Soccer Recreational Coach of the Year is awarded to a recreation coach for both a boy's team and a girl's team for his or her coaching activities, sportsmanship, player development, personal coaching development and citizenship.  The national Boys and Girls Recreation Coach of the Year is announced at the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala, as a part of the US Youth Soccer Workshop.

Nomination Form: 2014 Recreational Coach of the Year


Young Referee of The Year
The annual Young Referee of the Year award honors those who have a strong work ethic, knowledge of the rules of the game and are positive role models. Through the Young Referee of the Year program, US Youth Soccer helps foster the development of referees for the future of soccer in the United States. Many of the leagues around the country would not be able to cover all of their games but not for the involvement of youth referees. The national Male and Female Young Referees of the Year is announced at the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala, as a part of the US Youth Soccer Workshop.

Nomination Form: 2014 Young Referee of the Year