Recognition 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.
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
 For more information about the recognition awards process, contact 

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


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