January 16, 2014, Edmonton (ISN) – The Alberta Soccer Association will host some of its most distinguished players, coaches, officials, alumni and friends in the Devonian Room of the Westin Edmonton Hotel on Saturday January 18th for its Annual Awards Banquet.
The Annual Awards Banquet will honour the accomplishments of our members and alumni throughout the evening, while highlighting the importance of development of our players, coaches and officials and recognizing long-standing contributions to the game. Each year the Awards Banquet follows the Annual General Meeting that takes place during the day with all District Members of the Alberta Soccer Association.
The Banquet will feature Erin McLeod, starting Goalkeeper for the Canadian Women’s National Team and Alberta native, as a keynote speaker for the evening. J’lyn Nye of 630 Ched’s Afternoon Show will emcee the event beginning at 7PM.
The Alberta Soccer Association will be presenting the following Awards :
- Senior Team of the Year: Edmonton Victoria Women
- Youth Team of the Year: Calgary Southwest United Premiers 98 Girls
- Shield of Merit: Eric Mahabir
- Golden Whistle Award: David McDonald
- President’s Award: Randy Shalagan
- Woman of Distinction Award: Lyndsay Stewart
- Silver Badge Award: Colin Tittle
- Bert Goldberger Technical Leadership Award: Sean Fleming
- Physical Literacy Coach of the Year: Andrew Fleming
- Alberta Major Soccer League Champions : Edmonton Scottish and Edmonton Victoria
- Alberta Major Soccer League MVP’s : Jaswinder Gill and Breanne Vernon
Detailed descriptions of Awards and past winners can be found on www.albertasoccer.com