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2018 Award Winners

2018 Award Winners

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Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Announces 2018 Award Winners

 The award winners will be celebrated at the Annual Awards Banquet on Friday, February 22, 2019 at the Sheraton Valley Forge.

Plymouth Meeting—Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer is proud to announce its 2018 annual award recipients. These award winners, with the exception of the inaugural Team of the Year Award, were nominated by individuals at the close of the 2017-18 season and chosen by the Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Awards Committee in consultation with the state association’s Board of Directors. The winners were submitted to the US Youth Soccer East Region for consideration for regional and national awards.

All award winners will be honored at the Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Annual Awards Banquet on Friday, February 22, at the Sheraton Valley Forge. Award winners will receive a complimentary ticket to the banquet. Additional tickets can be purchased at for $65 each. Tables of 10 are available for reservation.

“We look forward to celebrating the individuals who made the 2017-18 soccer season in eastern Pennsylvania a tremendous success,” said Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer President Jim Kuntz. “Congratulations to the award winners and thank you for all of your hard work.”

Award Winner Club
Administrator of the Year Courtney Wodotinsky Inter-County Soccer League
Boys Rec. Coach of the Year Brendan Grady Chester Upland Youth Soccer
Girls Rec. Coach of the Year Leigh Hammond Coatesville United Soccer
Boys Travel Coach of the Year Roben Qawasmy Philadelphia Ukrainian Nationals
Girls Travel Coach of the Year Karla Schacher Philadelphia Soccer Club Coppa Swarm
TOPSoccer Buddy of the Year Nick Messner Lower Dauphin TOPSoccer
Volunteer of the Year Curt DeVeaux Anderson Monarchs/United Philly Soccer
Team of the Year Keystone FC Premier 03 Keystone FC
Young Female Referee of the Year Rebekah Hennigh  
Young Male Referee of the Year Zachary Smith  


For all information on the Awards Banquet visit


Since 1972, Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer has worked throughout Eastern Pennsylvania to promote, foster and perpetuate the game of soccer to the region’s youth. Through competitions, educational programs, outreach efforts and coaching clinics, Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer impacts the lives of more than 120,000 youth soccer players from ages 5 to 19. Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer is one of 55 state associations in US Youth Soccer and a member of the United States Soccer Federation. Additional information about Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer can be found at