Each year OYSA asked their Member Clubs for nominations to the categories listed here. This year, like every year, we had these awesome volunteers as our winners.
Administrator of the year: Eden Armstrong
Eden stands out in her community and her job as ADF’s soccer club registrar.
Girl’s Competitive Coach: Mayra Vazquez-Woodburn FC
Mayra creates an environment that not only allows her players to excel at the game of soccer, but she has also created a safe place to love and nurture her players in the game of life.
Male Competitive Coach of the Year: Shawn Marshall
A New Oregon competitive soccer club coach that always put player development first Shawn’s competitive girls team think he’s the best coach they have ever had.
Recreation Coach(s) We had 2 that were so awesome we could not decide: Chase Ellis and Josiah Cortez
Chase Ellis and Josiah Cortez have been powerful forces for good, both in soccer and character development, in the lives of roughly two dozen Silverton boys, over the last five seasons.
Volunteer of the Year: Marcus Monnie
Monnie is well known within the Westside Timbers soccer club as “the man” who runs the micros program.
TOPSoccer Buddy of the Year: Keegan York
Keegan is a compassionate caring leader who is so crucial to the success of the Eastside Timbers TOPSoccer program.
TOPSoccer Volunteer of the Year: Carrie Cool
Carrie started the West Hills Junior Soccer TOPSoccer program over 10 years ago, and has had the pleasure of coaching over 150 children and mentoring over 300 TOPSoccer buddies.
Young Male and Female Referee of the Year: Cristian Cedillo & Nicole Rodriguez
These two young athletes have spent hundreds of hours training and studying to be the best in the area, and those hours have paid off!
Read the nominations on each winner on OYSA’s Facebook page.