Inaugural Recipient Dr. Thomas Fleck [Pictured with wife Jan and Sam Snow, Coaching Director of US Youth Soccer]
US Youth Soccer Excellence in Youth Coaching Education Award, "The Dr. Thomas Fleck Award" was designed to honor a lifetime of dedication where one has with integrity, honor, humor and humility made extensive and far reaching contributions to the process by which youth soccer coaches are educated in America.
Future recipients of the "Dr. Thomas Fleck Award" will be awarded based on merit as determined by the US Youth Soccer State Directors of Coaching when deemed appropriate, but not necessarily on an annual basis.
2011 Jimmy Conway
- Portland, Ore.
2010 Virgil Stringfield II
- Orlando, Fla.
2009 Dr. David Carr
- Barboursville, W.Va.
2008 James "Jay" Hoffman
2007 Dr. Ron Quinn - Cincinnati, Ohio
2006 Dean Conway
- Jamaica Plain, Mass.
2005 Dr. Thomas Fleck
- Philadelphia, Pa., Inaugural Recipient