Recognition Awards


 

Saskatchewan Soccer Association is proud to announce the Awards recipients for the 2021 SSA Recognition Awards. These players, coaches, referees, and volunteers had an outstanding year in 2021.  

2021 SSA Recognition Awards
Female Youth Player of the Year Recipient
Sophie Lavallee, SSA REX Excel Saskatoon
Male Youth Player of the Year Recipient
Kaylum Langmo, FC Regina U17 BlueStars
Female Adult Player of the Year Recipient
Allyson Ford, University of Regina Cougars
Male Adult Player of the Year Recipient
Thomas Hasal, Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Soccer for Life Player Recipient
Jared Ursulan, FC Regina
Competitive for Life Award Recipient
Catherine Collins, FC Regina
Multisport Athlete of the Year Recipient
Jenna Muir, QC United U15 Girls
Referee of the Year Recipient
Theodor Diederichsen, Saskatoon
Community Referee of the Year Recipient
Zoey Koppelaar, Prince Albert Youth Soccer Association
Soccer For Life Coach of the Year Recipient
Darren Lindskog, Valley United U19 Fusion (Warman)
Youth Coach of the Year Recipient
Moe Rtimi, Astra Soccer Academy/ Whitecaps Academy
Senior Coach of the Year Co-recipients
Astrid Baecker, University of Regina
Rob McCaffrey, University of Regina
Coaching Dedication Award Recipients
 
Jens Nielsen, Assault FC - Saskatoon Adult Soccer
Shirley Potts, FC Regina
Adult Team of the Year Recipient
University of Saskatchewan Huskies Women
Youth Team of the Year Recipient
FC Regina U17 Boys BlueStars
Volunteer of the Year
Jamie Drader, Valley Soccer Association (Warman)
David Newsham Award
Leonard Lewko, Lakewood Soccer (Saskatoon)
Member Organization of the Year
Valley Soccer Association
Provincial Soccer League
U15 Girls Golden Boot
Folawe Balogun, Astra U15 Academy
U15 Boys Golden Boot
Tristao Hein, Saskatoon Alliance U14 Boys
U17 Boys Golden Boot
Kaylum Langmo, FC Regina U17 Boys
U15 Girls Clean Sheet Award
FC Regina BlueStars U15 Girls
U15 Boys Clean Sheet Award
FC Regina BlueStars Srs U15 Boys
Astra Soccer Academy U15 Boys
U17 Boys Clean Sheet Award
FC Regina BlueStars U17 Boys
 
Thank you to the many nominators who took the time to submit a worthy nominee for the awards.
 
 
 

Nominate someone for the SSA Recognition Awards 

Know someone that goes above and beyond, on or off the field? SSA extends the invitation to nominate players, teams, coaches, referees, and volunteers that exemplify the Values, Vision, and Mission of the organization! Award nominees and winners will be celebrated during the Recognition Celebration, date to be announced.
The deadline to submit nomination forms for the Saskatchewan Soccer Association Technical and Recognition Awards is on December 15 each year.
 
To submit a nomination and for further information about the Awards and Recognition process, please see the forms and criteria below.
 
Award Categories include the following:
 
-Female Youth Player of the Year
-Male Youth Player of the Year
-Female Adult Player of the Year
-Male Adult Player of the Year
-Adult Futsal Player of the Year
-Soccer for Life Player of the Year
-Competitive for Life Award
-Multisport Athlete Award
-Youth Coach of the Year
-Coaching Dedication Award
-Soccer For Life Coach of the Year
-Youth Team of the Year
-Referee of the Year
-Member Organization of the Year
-Soccer for Life Team of the Year
-Volunteer of the Year
-David Newsham Award

Forms and Criteria

Category and Nomination Criteria

Nominations can be submitted to the Saskatchewan Soccer office by December 15th each year. Electronic and written submissions are accepted.  
SSA Technical & Recognition Awards  Online Submission  Fillable Word Form  Print and Fill Form 
SSA Volunteer of the Year Award  Online Submission Fillable Word Form Print and Fill Form
Member Organization of the Year Award  Online Submission Fillable Word Form Print and Fill Form
David Newsham Award  Online Submission Fillable Word Form Print and Fill Form
 Fillable Word Files: Be sure to download the form to your computer and save a completed version to your desktop/device

Typed/written form submission can be mailed, faxed or emailed to the below addresses.  
By Mail By Fax By Email
Saskatchewan Soccer Attn:
Awards and Recognition Committee
300-1734 Elphinstone Street
Regina, SK, S4T 1K1
(306) 780-9480  ea@sasksoccer.com
 For more information about the recognition awards process, contact cms@sasksoccer.com 

2020 Recognition Awards

 

Past Award Winners

Saskatchewan Soccer is always pleased to recognize all of the previous winners of the association's Premier Soccer League (PSL) and Saskatchewan Soccer Recognition Awards.
 

Previous David Newsham Award Winners

1985 Henk Ruys*  1986 Doug Knott* 1987 Cedric Gillot 1988 Raymond Jones 1989 Hank Koopman*
1990 Bill Kerr 1991 1992 Ross Wilson 1993 Klaas Post* 1994 Paul Caves
1995 David Hebert 1996 Ken Billows* 1997 Andy Sharpe 1998 Ed Horn 1999 David Jenkins*
2000  Tom Wieclawski 2001 Al Day 2002 Bob Maltman 2003 Dale Perry 2004 Percy Hoff
2005 Bob Rohachuk 2006 Jim Nicholson 2007 Esther Dupperon 2008 Bruce Cowan  2009 John Leyshon
2010 Rob Newman 2011 Brett Mario 2012 Huw Morris 2013 David Jenkins 2014 Jeannette Kuc
2015 Don Findlay 2016 Mark Lord 2017 Rob Kroeker 2018 Gord Quinlan 2019 Hung Tan Duong
2020 Leslie Blyth 2021 Leonard Lewko      
 
* indicates deceased
 

 

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