Vernon Soccer Club

Awards
Posted May 19, 2018

These are some of the traditional awards that the VSC presents annually.

 VSC Male Youth Referee of the Year: Selected for outstanding and level headed refereeing, professional in appearance, great attitude, dependable, consistent in performance, has a positive attitude toward players and team. This male youth referee should exhibit outstanding refereeing skills as well as terrific attitude and enthusiasm for kids playing soccer.  The VSC Referee Assignor selects the male youth referee of the year.

VSC Female Youth Referee of the Year: Selected for outstanding and level headed refereeing,professional in appearance, great attitude, dependable, consistent in performance, has a positive attitude toward players and team. This female youth referee should exhibit outstanding refereeing skills as well as terrific attitude and enthusiasm for kids playing soccer.  The VSC Referee Assignor selects the female youth referee of the year.

VSC Recreational Coach/s of the Year Generally one coach or coaching team is selected that dedicate their time and efforts to recreational soccer.  Criteria include ability to bring an enjoyable experience to a team.  They promote participation and fun to the players, as opposed to winning and losing. Players and peers view this person as an influential role model, a person who is in the game for the kids to have fun and create a positive playing environment. Nominations for REC coach of the year should include a comment on how the coach enhances the experience of the players from the above criteria. The VSC Recreational Director selects the recreational coach of the year.

VSC Travel Coach/s of the Year:   Generally one coach or coaching team is selected.  Criteria include ability to bring an enjoyable experience to a team, to guide a competitive team to achieve its fullest potential, to consistently demonstrate sportsmanship, and to foster a lifelong passion for the game of soccer in each player, personal coaching development and citizenship. Nominations for coach of the year should include a comment on how the coach enhances the experience of the players from the above criteria. The VSC Competitive Director selects the travel coach of the year.

Volunteer/s of the Year: Generally one person or individuals who has effectively dedicated substantial time, is an excellent role model for their community, has energy and enthusiasm on a volunteer basis to insure the success of the Vernon Soccer Club’s program is a candidate for Volunteer of the year.  Volunteer of the year is an opportunity to recognize a non-board member and an important contributor to our voluntary organization. The VSC Board of Directors selects the volunteer of the year.

Board Member of the Year: Generally one person who serves on the Board of Directors and has effectively dedicated substantial time, energy and enthusiasm on a volunteer basis to insure the success of the Vernon Soccer Club’s soccer program is a candidate for Volunteer of the year.  The spirit of volunteerism is strong in VSC and essential to our continued operation. Board members often spend countless hours behind the scenes keeping the league running. This is an opportunity to recognize a board member and an important contributor to our voluntary organization. The VSC Board of Directors selects its board member of the year.       

VSC Pillar of the Community: The VSC Pillar of the Community Award is presented by the Vernon Soccer Club Board of Directors, and recognizes a unique and exemplary contribution from an individual who has made a difference to building a stronger club and our Vernon community.

VSC Lifetime Appreciation Award:

Team Sportsmanship Award: Generally given to teams that have demonstrated outstanding sportsmanship throughout the season.   While all teams are candidates, teams participating in the NE District U10 Jamboree or the NE District Division V leagues are targeted.  Sportsmanship criteria include the team’s attitude, their treatment of other players and referees, etc.

VSC Male Recreational Soccer Player of the Year:  An outstanding male player of the year is recognized for more than their athletic achievements in the sport of youth soccer. Sportsmanship and the individual’s attitude towards trying are taken into account. The VSC Recreational Director selects the male recreational soccer player of the year.

VSC Female Recreational Soccer Player of the Year:  An outstanding female player of the year is recognized for more than their athletic achievements in the sport of youth soccer. Sportsmanship and the individual’s attitude towards trying are taken into account. The VSC Recreational Director selects the female recreational soccer player of the year.

VSC Male Travel Soccer Player of the Year:  An outstanding male player of the year is recognized for their athletic achievements in the sport of youth soccer. The VSC Competitive Director selects the female travel soccer player of the year.

VSC Female Travel Soccer Player of the Year:  An outstanding female player of the year is recognized for their athletic achievements in the sport of youth soccer. The VSC Competitive Director selects the female travel soccer player of the year.

VSC President’s Award:  VSC’s highest award given each year to a VSC member or player; and/or friend of the VSC program. This award is selected by the VSC President. No Nominations for this award are accepted.