Annual Awards

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Louisiana Soccer Association recognizes individuals each year who display a sense of commitment to the game and our players. Each award winner from Louisiana is nominated for the US Youth Soccer regional award and becomes eligible to become the national recipient. Below is a list of the LSA Annual Awards together with a link to the Nomination Form.  forms. 
Administrator of the Year  This award honors the dedication and accomplishments of an individual involved in soccer administration in Louisiana.     NOMINATION FORM
Young Referee of the Year This award is given to both a male and a female each year. The recipients are cited for their dedication to the game, their outstanding personal accomplishments, serving as role models to other youth referees and players, and for their excellence as recognized by their adult referee peers and mentors.     NOMINATION FORM
Coach of the Year Award    This award is given to coaches of both recreational and competitive teams for his or her coaching performance, sportsmanship, player development, and personal coaching development.     NOMINATION FORM
The TOPSoccer Buddy of the Year Award     This is awarded for extraordinary accomplishments as a TOPSoccer Coach in carrying out the US Youth Soccer TOPSoccer program and its events and activitiesBuddy.       NOMINATION FORM
The TOPSoccer Coach of the Year Award     This is awarded for extraordinary accomplishments as a TOPSoccer Coach. The nominees demonstrate patience, understanding, dependability, flexibility and ability to adjust to ever-changing on-field situations.      NOMINATION FORM
The Volunteer of the Year Award   This award honors those who are excellent role models throughout their community. Willingness to promote players and the game of soccer, sound moral and ethical character and working to increase the opportunities to participate in soccer are all characteristics of nominees for the Volunteer of the Year award.     NOMINATION FORM
LSA wishes to congratulate the 2017-18 Regional and National Winners of US Youth Soccer's Annual Awards. 
(* denotes the National Winner)
Female Young Referee of the Year
Dara Qualter - Sagamore Beach, Mass.*
Amber Festian - Plymouth, Mich.
Kaitlynn Josephs - Kingston Springs, Tenn.
Arcelie Rodrigues - Atwater, Calif.
Male Young Referee of the Year
Adam Brzozowiec - Derby, N.Y.*
Almir Celovic - Lansing, Mich.
William Labrit - Seffner, Fla.
Forest Rach - Arroyo Seco, N.M.
Volunteer of the Year
David Glass - Chester, Va.*
Jane Little - Indianapolis, Ind.
Isabella Fraire - Germantown, Tenn.
Mark Bethel - San Francisco, Calif.
Administrator of the Year
Megan O'Donnell - Wilmington, Del.
Lisa Hausser - Cincinnati, Ohio
Melinda Earnheart - Coppell, Texas*
Louis Bond - Poulsbo, Wash.
TOPSoccer Buddy of the Year
Julia Bulgarelli - Avondale, Pa.*
Elizabeth Sensel - Libery Township, Ohio
Morgan Shupsky - Lakeland, Fla.
Sydney Shafer - Placentia, Calif.
TOPSoccer Coach of the Year
Andrew Moroney - Lagrangeville, N.Y.
Lori Charbonneau - Cary, Ill.
Ron Reid - Meridian, Miss.
Rocky Fresh - Camas, Wash.*
Girls Recreation Coach of the Year
Kim Cook - Point of Rocks, Md.
Lisa Olson - Belleville, Wisc.
Daniel Penny III - Melbourne, Fla.
Jay Bieber - San Francisco, Calif.*
Boys Recreation Coach of the Year
Mohamed Ouchikh - Laurel, Md.*
Jasen Smolk - Ravenna, Ohio
Matthew Petzold - Etowah, N.C.
Roger Anaya - Stockton, Calif.
Girls Competitive Coach of the Year
Mo Tayari - Lorton, Va.
Jacob Zammit - Lathrup Village, Mich.*
Dennis Johnson - Placida, Fla.
Janet Trujillo - Albuquerque, N.M.
Boys Competitive Coach of the Year
Kevin Smith - Attleboro, Mass.
Luis Padilla - Kansas City, Mo.*
Jeremy Hurdle - Tampa, Fla.
Peter Voiles - Sumner, Wash.