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Awards Gala

What is the awards gala?

 

Each year individuals are recognized in various categories and represent Kansas Youth Soccer at the Midwest Regional.  If individuals are selected as Regional award winners, they represent the Midwest Region at the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala in conjunction with the US Youth Soccer Convention.  Individuals chosen at the Awards Gala become National Level winners in their respective category.  In addition to State awards, the Kansas Youth Soccer Association honors Kansas Hall of Fame Inductees.

 


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Join us as we acknowledge and celebrate those individuals who have made a positive impact in our soccer community. The 2022 Awards Gala will be an amazing night with something for everyone!  We will be partnering with Heartland Soccer Association to put on this extraordinary soccer celebration!  More information will be coming soon. 

Date: February 2023

Time: TBD

Awards Ceremony:  TBD

Tickets:  TBD

Location: TBD

Address: TBD

More Awards Gala Info

Dinner:  Will be catered by Rock & Brews buffet style that begins at 7:00pm which will include appetizers, salad, several choices of entrees, desserts, tea, water, and coffee.  Sodas and alcoholic beverages will be available at the cash bar.

Dietary Restrictions:  Please let us know and we will be able to accommodate you with a special plate.  Email Carrie Douglas. 

Silent Auction:  We have gathered some amazing prizes from our generous partners that we will be having a silent auction for during the event and have the winner announced at the conclusion of the ceremonies.  Please be sure to bring your cash or checks to the event because you won't want to miss out! 

We are so excited to celebrate the accomplishments of the wonderful individuals being recognized as well as an opportunity to bring our soccer community across the state of Kansas to get together again for this highly anticipated evening.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Carrie Douglas
Membership Manager
cdouglas@kansasyouthsoccer.org

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2019 Kansas Youth Soccer Award Winners

 

Kirsten Judd Website

Administrator of the Year
 

Kirsten Judd

Sporting Kaw Valley

Lawrence, KS

William Malott Website


Boys Competitive
Coach of the Year

William Malott

Sporting Blue Valley Large Logo

Overland Park, KS

Jonathan Girtz Website


Girls Competitive
Coach of the Year

Jonathan Girtz

Wichita Cheetahs

Wichita, KS


Aaron Hoxie Website


Boys Recreational
Coach of the Year


Aaron Hoxie

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McPherson, KS

Meggan Schempp Website

Girls Recreational
Coach of the Year

 

Meggan Schempp

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Bonner Springs, KS

Liz Niederhauser Website


Volunteer of the Year
 

Liz Niederhauser

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Kansas City, MO

Keagan Lewis Website


Save of the Year Winners
 

Keagan Lewis

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FC Wichita


*2019 US Youth Soccer National Finalist

Colin Welsh Website


Save of the Year Winners
 

Colin Welsh * 
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*2019 US Youth Soccer National Finalist

Thomas Gansner Website


Goal of the Year Winners

Thomas Gansner ** 

KC Fusion


**2019 US Youth Soccer National Winner

Miles Miller Website


Goal of the Year Winners

Miles Miller *

Kansas Rush Wichita

*2019 US Youth Soccer National Finalist

Joel Ward Website 2


Goal of the Year Winners

Joel Ward *

Sporting Blue Valley Large Logo
 

*2019 US Youth Soccer National Finalist


Ernesto Alcantara Website



The Presidential
Exemplary Service 
Award

Ernesto Alcantara

Kansas Rush Wichita

Wichita, KS

 

Past Award Winner Archives
 

Kansas Soccer Hall of Fame Inductees of 2019

 
2019 LA Andy Barney

Lifetime Achievement

Andy Barney

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Administrator, Coach, Owner
 

Merriam, KS


2019 FA Frank Alonso
 


Founder

Frank Alonso

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Head Coach 
 

Manhattan, KS

2019 OA Kim Dean JPEG

Outstanding Achievement

 

Kim Dean

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Administrator, Coach, Player


Kansas Soccer Hall of Fame Members
 

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